Skype Finally Comes To Android

Skype Finally Comes To AndroidAfter what seems like ages, Skype has finally made to Android devices running Android 2.1 and above. To download Skype you will have to visit skype.com/m from your mobile phone or hit the Android market. The app brings the ability to make Skype calls via WIFI or 3G, but if you are in the US your calls will be restricted to WIFI.

In addition to calling phones, you can make Skype-to-Skype calls and send and receive IMs, one-to-one or with a group. The app has been tested on HTC and Motorola devices with Android OS 2.1 and above and should work on most other devices. Skype notes some problems with the Samsung Galaxy S, and they’re looking to address these in the future.

On a side note, Google has brought paid applications to the Android Market in a number of countries including India. The prices are displayed in INR and this opens up a whole new section of quality applications for you to browse through. Let us know what you think on the payment process and if you have the chance to compare it to purchases on the Ovi Store.