Video calling is one of the joys of modern technology with a futuristic aspect which allows you to stay in touch with loved ones even beyond borders. But what are some of the best choices available for Android users:
Facebook Messenger has really transformed since its launch and one of its essential features is video calling. You can access this via the phone’s icon and then opting for video call. This app is installed by many Facebook users, which means it may never go unused if most of your friends are on Facebook. Moreover, it also makes quite decent video calls.
Hangouts is Google’s version of Apple’s FaceTime app but with increased features. This app is mainly a messaging service that also allows you to send text messages. In addition, if you choose Hangouts lets you make voice and video calls. Video calls can involve up to ten participants and it is great tool for calls on cross platforms. This means video calls can be made on your phone and answered on a computer.
With over a massive 600 million active users, LINE is one of the most popular messaging app in smartphone community. Similar to Hangouts, LINE offers video chats that support cross platforms, whether on a PC or a handset. This app also includes group chats, access to social networking features, instant messaging and so much more.
ooVoo is a messaging app that is becoming more and more popular among users. The most dynamic feature on this app is its capacity to share video conferences with up to 12 people simultaneously, which is more than any other app on the list can offer. In addition to video calling, it provides an internal messaging service that comes with free voice calls, group chats, cross-platforms support and more.
One of the most frequently heard name in the video calling world is Skype. Skype features an Android app boasting over 250 million users. It comes with an SMS messaging service, voice calls along with voice chat features. Moreover, it supports cross-platforms, so it can be used from anywhere.
Tango was the first decent video chatting app for Android. This app has been updated and improved to become a complete messaging service that offers voice and video calling support. Tango is also complemented with a discovery function that allows you to search for new people to chat with. You can also make a choice from group chats options available depending on your interests. This app is one-of-kind especially because of its fun to use features.
Viber was primarily known as a go-to app for making free voice calls. Over the years, it has improved and transformed into a full-fledged messaging service with both voice and video calling functionality. This app also comes with Android Wear support, cross-platform support and social media support.
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