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Skype adds video calling support for 17 more Android devices, including the 7-inch Galaxy Tab and Flyer

Skype adds video calling support for 17 more Android devices, including the 7-inch Galaxy Tab and Flyer

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Skype's unreasonably tiny list of Android handsets supported for video calling has grown considerably today. Version 2.1 of the company's software adds compatibility for marquee smartphones like HTC's Sensation, Samsung's Galaxy S II, and Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play, while also doling out the usual enhancements and bug squashes you'd expect. What might have been less predictable is the addition of HTC's Flyer and Samsung's Galaxy Tab, a pair of 7-inch tablets, to the mix. To get video rolling, you'll need Android 2.2 (Froyo) at a bare minimum, though that only enables the rear-facing camera -- it's only with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) that properly-oriented face-to-face Skyping can occur. The app works over both WiFi and 3G and is available at the Android Market right now. Jump past the break for the full list of newly supported devices.

Source: Skype Blog and Android Market

Acer A5

HTC Desire (2.2)

HTC Desire HD

HTC Evo 3D

HTC Evo 4G

HTC Flyer

HTC Incredible S

HTC Sensation

HTC Thunderbolt - Verizon (2.2) (US only)

LG Revolution - Verizon (2.2) (US only)

Samsung Droid Charge - Verizon (2.2) (US only)

Samsung Galaxy S

Samsung Galaxy S II

Samsung Galaxy Tab

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

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