Finally, Google Duo, A Simple Video Calling App, is Here for iOS and Android
Post Date :: 2016 August 17Category :: Mobile App Development

There are plenty of video calling app available at the app store and the play store, but only user-friendly and apps with unique features tend to survive the time test. Now, amid so many popular video calling apps such as Skype and FaceTime, Google is here with a dead-simple to use video calling app “Duo”.

Looked upon as an arch rival to Apple’s FaceTime, this video calling app has some heart throbbing features. It makes one-to-one calling between Android phones, and from Android to iPhone, very simple. This app takes the complexity out of video calling, so that you can be together in the moment wherever you are.

Why It is Looked Upon as an Arch-Rival of Apple’s FaceTime,

Well, Apple and Google are always engaged in the cut throat competition, and this is one of the reasons why, Google’s Duo is considered as Apple’s FaceTime arch rival. Furthermore, here are some features to help you judge the app on your own, and they are;

1. Simple Interface: Duo is a dead-simple video calling app – astonishingly simple from start to finish. You can instantly begin a video call with a single tap.

2. Fast and Reliable: Google has built Duo to be fast and reliable; hence, video calls connect quickly and work even on slower networks.

3. Human Design: Amazing human design of the app will make you feel warm and welcoming. The app design focuses on just you and the person you are calling.

4. Privacy and Security: Finally, Google has built Duo with an emphasis on privacy and security, and all Duo calls are end-to-end encrypted.

Video Comparison – Skype, FaceTime & Duo

What’s So Special About “Knock Knock”?

“Knock Knock” is a brand new feature which lets you see live video of your caller before you answer, giving you a sense of what they’re up to & why they want to chat. Knock Knock makes video calling more spontaneous and welcoming, helping you connect with the person before you even pick up. Below is the glimpse of Knock Knock feature in Duo;

Contact iOS & Android Developers in Australia

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