The proud owners of Windows Phone 7-based smartphones can now have access to the Skype Internet calling service on their handsets. Skype has stated in a blog post that the Beta version of Skype for Windows Phone can now be downloaded from the Windows Marketplace.
The Windows Phone users have to wait till April to get the ‘gold version’ of Skype application on their smartphones. The Beta version of Skype has been tested and certified by Microsoft for Nokia Lumia 710 and Nokia Lumia 800; HTC Titan and HTC Radar; and Samsung Focus S and Samsung Focus Flash.
Skype for Windows Phone beta users can now make free audio and video calls, excluding potential data charges, to their Skype contacts over 3G, 4G or Wi-Fi, as long as it is permitted by the service provider. Group chats and one-to-one instant messaging are also available. Skype recommends using a Wi-Fi connection while making video calls.
Watch the video given below to know how Skype has adapted its user interface to fit with Windows Phone.
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