Skype for Android Update to Version 2.1; Official Video Support for 17 More Devices


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Jan 5, 2011

Skype just received a big update to version 2.1, and it brings additional video support to a large array of devices. Officially, this new version brings full video chat support to 17 new devices. Unofficially it brings support to almost any Android 2.2+ device by simply enabling video support in the settings manually. Here is the list of newly supported devices:
  • Samsung Galaxy S II
  • Samsung Galaxy S
  • Samsung Droid Charge - Verizon
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab
  • HTC Desire (2.2)
  • HTC Thunderbolt - Verizon
  • HTC Sensation
  • HTC Evo 4G
  • HTC Evo 3D
  • HTC Incredible S
  • HTC Desire HD
  • HTC Flyer
  • LG Revolution - Verizon (2.2)
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia ray
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro
  • Acer A5
Above is a video of Skype for Android that you may have already seen, but bears sharing again. Below is a picture of the manual settings for Android 2.2+ devices.


Source: via AndroidPolice
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Since it does not specify I'm assuming that video call on Skype is supported on the 7 inches Galaxy Tab. I have the 10.1 tab and the update didn't do anything to bring video on it....

Anyone knows more about this?? thanks very much