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.
- 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.