Skype announced Skype 2.5 for Android which supports additional 14 Android devices which takes total to an exciting 41. Now Skype video calling will also be available by default on several Motorola Devices including the Atrix and XOOM.
With Skype 2.5 for Android, the list of Android devices added Skype video support for include:
- Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
- HTC Nexus One
- HTC Shooter
- Sony Ericsson Xperia Live with Walkman
- Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V
- LG Optimus Black
- LG Optimus 3D
- LG Optimus 2x
- Motorola Photon
- Motorola Droid 3
- Motorola Bionic
- Motorola Xoom
- Motorola Atrix
- Acer Iconia
The Skype 2.5 for Android update also brings further video enhancements. You can now switch between portrait and landscape mode during video calls, and zoom in with a simple double tap on the screen.
Skype also improved support for bluetooth headsets and included a number of bug fixes and performance enhancements, which should further boost the user experience of Skype for Android on your phone.
In addition, as with recent Mac and iOS update, there will be an advertising platform introduced in this new release. Advertising will not be shown to users that have Skype Credit, a Calling or Skype Premium subscription.
Skype 2.5 for Android (Android Market)