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Topic # 123217 28-Jun-2013 20:15
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Is there a app for xnet voip on your smartphone?
why bother with handsets? just use an app your your phone. Why doesn't someone write one if not.

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  Reply # 847072 29-Jun-2013 10:36
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Bria works well.

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  Reply # 847075 29-Jun-2013 11:04
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Sipdroid or CSipSimple are pretty good as well

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  Reply # 847123 29-Jun-2013 13:57
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Worth the $10 or whatever it is. Also has the option to buy the G729 codec which is handy if you try to use it over 3G.

Will require you to use OpenVFX though.

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  Reply # 847124 29-Jun-2013 14:00
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  Reply # 847142 29-Jun-2013 15:13
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I've used a number of clients on Android and found CsipSimple to be all round best and the development builds have plenty of workarounds for the foibles that you invariably find on different phones. Csipsimple also supports G729a which is pretty much a must to get good quality / cost over 3G.

CsipSimple also allows multiple accounts and integrates well with most phones.

I've not used Bria but obviously a few people here vouch for it and, as mentioned, it support G729a which many apps don't.

I've also found that the speed and performance of the handset makes a huge difference to the call quality.

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  Reply # 847147 29-Jun-2013 15:31
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I use Csipsimple. Bria is nicer but it will not let your phone go into sleep - so it's a huge battery suck compared to other clients

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