Skype for Symbian Out of Beta

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Skype has released the 1.0 version of its Skype for Symbian VoIP application. After several months of feedback and testing, this  release brings compatibility with many Symbian^1 devices, several bug fixes from the beta release, and some performance enhancements.

Skype for SymbianSkype for Symbian 1.0 features the ability to:

  • Initiate and receive Skype voice calls
  • Initiate and receive Skype IMs and texts
  • Share multimedia files between other Skype users

Video calling is not available in this release.

Skype for Symbian can use the cellular 3G connection or the device’s Wi-Fi connection and has some support for hand-offs between the two wireless technologies.

Other Skype features such as forwarding, voicemail, and Skype-Out numbers are also supported.

Devices supported include the Nokia N97, N97 Mini, 5800XM, N86, N96, E71, and 5520. Samsung’s Symbian devices are not currently supported.

Skype for Symbian is a free download and is available now from the Skype website.

Source: Skype



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