Skype launches for Android: Voice calls, IM

Finally the VoIP leader has announced their app for Android, nearly a year after its launch on iPhone.

With the new app, you can make free Skype-to-Skype calls, and send and receive IMs for free, one-to-one or with a group. You can also call phones at the same prices as before, both over WiFi or 3G.

You can download Skype from the Android Market, or from

Works with Android OS 2.1 or later. however at this app assures to work well on HTC, motorola phones. Samsung Galaxy S is not supported at the moment. Also, it won’t be available in China and Japan Marketplace, but the fixes are coming soon.

Originally, Skype had plans to launch the app with video support, but they’ve delayed it until Google Androids next OS release: GingerBread.

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  • cassidyjames

    Where'd you hear video was delayed for Gingerbread?

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