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Skype 2.1 adds video support on Android

Although Skype launched its App with video support a few weeks ago, the new version released on Thursday addresses a number of new devices, including launches such as Samsung's Galaxy SII.

"Today we are pleased to announce that with version 2.1 of Skype for Android we are also launching video support for 17 more of the most popular devices that run on Android," said the company on its official blog.

List of Android devices with video support:

Acer A5HTC Desire (2.2) HTC Desire HDHTC Evo 3DHTC Evo 4GHTC FlyerHTC Incredible SHTC SensationHTC Thunderbolt – Verizon (2.2) (US only) LG Revolution – Verizon (2.2) (US only) Samsung Droid Charge – Verizon (2.2) (US only) Samsung Galaxy SSamsung Galaxy S IISamsung Galaxy TabSony Ericsson Xperia mini pro 2Sony Ericsson Xperia PlaySony Ericsson Xperia ray

“Is your device not on the list? If you are using Android 2.2 (Froyo) or higher, you should be able to set up video calls on your Skype. Just go to ‘Skype Settings’ after opening the app and selecting ‘allow video calls’ ”.

Download the new version of the Skype app through the Android Market or Skype/m using your Android phone's browser.