Skype now available for Android


Skype today released a version of their VoIP application for Google Android. As with other versions, it is completely free and provides free Skype-to-Skype calls and IMs, both one-to-one or with a group. You can also make regular calls (billed at Skype’s rates) over 3G and Wi-Fi over 3G and Wi-Fi.

There are a couple of limitations unfortunately. Calls in the US are only possible over Wi-Fi. There are also some issues on the Samsung Galaxy S that are currently under investigation by Skype.

Skype for Android requires Android OS 2.1 or later. It’s a free download available from either the Android Market or directly from from your phone.

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