Skype announced today that it has opened up its Android app to all phones running 2.1 or higher. While Verizon customers with a Droid have been using the service for months, the rest of the world can now take advantage of free Skype-to-Skype action, text messages, low rate landline/mobile calls, etc…
- Make free Skype-to-Skype calls over WiFi or mobile data connection (GPRS, EDGE, 3G)* to other Skype users anywhere in the world using Skype’s SILK codec for CD-like audio quality.
- Make low rate Skype calls to landline or mobile phones
- Send and receive instant messages to one or a group of friends on Skype
- Synchronize contacts between Skype and the native address book and after synchronization place Skype calls directly from the native address book.
- See when Skype contacts are online and available to call or chat
- Easily import names and numbers to the Skype application from the native address book
- Receive calls on their Skype online number
Full press release at Skype’s website. Grab it from the market now.