Bringing back lost Skype users with skype lite Planned By Microsoft
Skype is one of the best apps for video and voice calls over the internet. Though it has got many competitors at present like Whatsapp and Hike, still, for the Windows phone users, Skype is the one they have to rely upon. For the Android devices, the Skype is a bigger app than Whatsapp and Hike. And this is why people stick to these two apps for video and voice calls instead of Skype download. The scenario is going to change now. Microsoft launches Skype Lite for the low-end Android smartphones.
Skype Lite app features
The new Skype Lite app is just 13MB in size. The Skype download for the lite version is already available in Google Play Store from 22nd February. The new version of Skype for Android will come with features like instant messaging, video and audio calling and Skype bots. When the user is a strong connection, the Skype Lite will offer HD calls like the normal calls in Skype for Android. When the connection drops, then the call quality will also drop using a new compression technique, The Skype for Android Lite version will compress the images, use lesser data. If you want to re-share the pictures, it will go directly from Skype for Android. It shows the amount of data you used and how much data you saved by using this version.
The Skype download for lite version comes with Aadhar integration. It will verify a user. When you tap on the menu button, you will see that there is a request for Aadhar verification option. When you tap on this, a verification request will go to the person you want to talk in Skype. If they accept, you will get an OTP on your phone linked with Aadhar number. Put in the OTP and you are linked with your Aadhar Number. It can help the government agencies as well.
Conversations are encrypted, SECURE
There are 7 Indian languages supported in Skype. These languages include Gujrati, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil Telegu, Marathi, and Urdu. There are encryptions for all conversations and this is why they are secure. It is a nice looking app with smooth UI and offers a lot of features. You can message only those contacts who have accepted your request. Apart from this, the text, voice and video messages worked smoothly. The Skype Lite uses similar login feature like the Skype for Android. Microsoft is also planning for more features like SMS backup and data limits for the future updates.