Video calling is not a thing of the future and those science fiction movies. You must have seen Apple promoting video calls through FaceTime which is really cool, but it can only work between two Apple devices. It doesn’t mean that Android users can’t do video calling, it only means that Android users will need to use some different apps for video calling.
Most Android phones are 3G capable and many phones come with front camera also. This makes it more convenient for video calling. In this article, we will take a look at some of the best and free apps for video calling on Android platform.
Tango is a very popular app on Android platform that enables users to free voice and video calls. Users can send audio messages, text messages, share photos on Facebook and do much more with this app.
Users can send and receive free video messages, but that’s not all, even group video messaging is possible with this app. The app can use 3G, 4G and WiFi for video calls.
Fring is yet another superb app for free voice calls, group calls, texting, video calls, group video calls and more.
Fring Users can register with phone number instead of username and password. The app uses DVQ technology (Dynamic Video Quality) that improves the video and audio quality possible by automatically and continuously adjusting your video call quality to match your connectivity.
ooVoo app can make free video calls, voice calls and instant messages. The app can find and video call your Facebook and Twitter friends.
You can invite up to 12 different people to join you on group video calls. You can view 4 friends on 1 screen. One more notable feature of this app is that you won’t miss an ooVoo call, because the app sends a push notification for incoming video calls and text chat messages.
Skype needs no introduction. Many people must have used Skype on their computers and now you can use Skype for Android to make free Skype-to-Skype video calls, whether the user is on Android, iPhone, PC or Mac.
Of course you can also initiate a voice chat, send instant messages, send files and do more with this app. It also supports calling to your Windows Live Messenger friends, right from your Skype.
The call quality will depend on your carrier/WiFi network. Try out these Android apps for video calling and you won’t be disappointed. Do you use some other app for video calling? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.