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Topic # 86708 12-Jul-2011 09:08 Send private message

Hi, I am just wondering if Androids out there have Skype chats with cameras?

Don't have a Android just yet thou ..



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  Reply # 492321 12-Jul-2011 09:23 Send private message

rayonline: Hi, I am just wondering if Androids out there have Skype chats with cameras?

Don't have a Android just yet thou ..



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   Skype only works with android 2.2 and above so be aware of that limitation.  My Galaxy S is still (waiting for telecom updates) 2.1 but got around that by using a free app called Tango which seems to work just as well as skype and fille the gap in the meantime.




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  Reply # 492324 12-Jul-2011 09:27 Send private message

Look at the Skype site and you'll find more details about supported handsets.

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  Reply # 492436 12-Jul-2011 13:19 Send private message

Sgs2 can do video skype albeit with a modified skype app

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  Reply # 492449 12-Jul-2011 13:53 Send private message

I have just gone through the exercise, and the short answer is not really.

There are however a couple of exceptions, with Skype recently releasing a version for a very limited number of handsets. From memory only 1 is officially available in NZ.

Have a read

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=97&topicid=86116

I reluctantly turned to Apple for this very reason, which I must say thus far works faultlessly




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