Skype for Android gets updated to version 2.5 — adds video support and enhancements for an additional 14 devices

The Skype for Android app was updated to version 2.5 today. The update brings video support to an additional 14 devices, a number of enhancements, and advertising. The 14 new devices that Skype now supports for video calling are listed below. With this update, the total number of devices that can now use video chat on Skype grow to 41.

Video chat on Skype now works with the following devices

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
  • HTC Nexus One
  • HTC Shooter
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Live with Walkman
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V
  • LG Optimus Black
  • LG Optimus 3D
  • LG Optimus 2x
  • Motorola Photon
  • Motorola Droid 3
  • Motorola Bionic
  • Motorola Xoom
  • Motorola Atrix
  • Acer Iconia

In addition to supporting 14 new devices, the new Skype also brings video enhancements, improved support for bluetooth headsets, bug fixes, and the introduction of the advertising platform. Check out the list of all the new features below.

  • Enhanced video experience
    • Rotate and zoom during video calls
    • Support for Nvidia Tegra2 powered devices
    • Video calling enabled by default on more devices
  • Revised user interface for message history
  • Improved support for Bluetooth headsets
  • New emoticons
  • Support for editing and deleting IM messages
  • Support for joining a call
  • Advertising for non-paying subscribers

To download the updated the version of Skype, visit the Android Market or scan the QR code below.

[qrcode size=”150″]https://market.android.com/details?id=com.skype.raider[/qrcode]
(How to use QR codes)
Android Market Link

Source: Skype Blog, Skype Garage