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Skype for Windows Phone stops its beta phase and releases version 1.0

Microsoft’s communications service Skype has been available in versions for Android, iPhone, iPad and Symbian for quite a while, and finally the first beta version is now also available for Windows Phone.

VoIP service Skype for Windows Phone operating system leaves its beta phase and releases its stable version 1.0. In this improved version of the Skype team has added new features including video calls in portrait and various management options, including the ability to accept invitations and block and unblock contacts.

Skype for Windows Phone arrived last February in beta. In this way, users of one of the most popular VoIP services around the world could make calls and video calls through mobile devices with Microsoft OS. Following the launch of the beta phase, the Skype team still working to launch a final version of the application. Two months later, this version is now available.

Available for use in 4G networks, 3G and Wi-Fi, Skype for Windows Phone enables users to connect with friends and family instantly. Can make calls to phones and mobiles with Skype Credit, create and maintain one on one conversations and group chats. In addition, users can update your profile and account information.

In addition, the Skype team has added some new features including video calls in portrait and management capabilities, including the ability to invite friends, accept invitations, block and unblock contacts, among other features.

Skype for Windows Phone is available in 18 languages. Users can download the stable version for free via Windows Marketplace, which is available for devices with Windows Phone version 7.5 or higher Mango.

"This is the first of many releases that are coming for Windows Phone. Believe in the great potential of Windows Phone platform and continue to invest time to allow for unique experiences," said the Skype team.

Skype for Windows Phone, users of Microsoft's mobile OS can join the community of 200 million people using Skype through any device: smart phones and 'tablets' with Android, IOS and Symbian, PC and Mac laptops and Windows, and Smart TV.

Skype for Windows Phone Beta has been certified for the Nokia Lumia phones, HTC Titan and Radar and a couple of Samsung’s Windows Phones. At the moment you will have to download the app manually, but in the future it will be preinstalled on all Windows Phone devices.