Following on from the recent release of the new and latest update for the Skype iOS application, Microsoft have today rolled out a new update for their Skype Android application which brings with it a number of new features together with enhanced an improved call and video quality within the application.
Other new features within the latest Skype Android application update, which rolled out as version 4.4 include a new feature which allows your Android screen to remain active while your call is connecting. Once the call has started, everything will then work as normal explains Microsoft in the update release notes.
In addition to the features above Microsoft has also added an all-new interface for tablet users which has now been designed to put conversations first. By displaying your most recent calls and a Skype chats prominently within the application for easy access.
Skype version 4.4 is also equipped with new accessibility improvements with full support for the TalkBack screen reader. The latest release of the Skype Android application is now available to download from the Google Play Store for free.