Google is finally bringing a feature that has been in the iOS ecosystem for a while, video calling without leaving your phone app. Apple devices have had this feature for a while and it’s been appreciated by the users as well. Google posted a blog on October 12th to announce that it has integrated video calling feature in its Phone, Contacts and Android Messenger app.
We want to make it even easier to start a video call from your Android device, so we’re making video calling an integrated part of your phone. You can now start a video call directly from where you call or text message your friends, through your Phone, Contacts, and Android Messages apps. Later this year, [...]
WhatsApp is finally ready to take on the likes of Skype, FaceTime and even Facebook Messenger with their very own video calling feature.
The App has included a Video call button on the latest android beta app in attempts to test the features. out. However, the button is not working at the moment. German website Macerkopf was able to initiate the video call and has shown off the screenshots.
Macerkopf says that the feature is currently being tested internally for WhatsApp version 220.127.116.11 for iOS and the build is for developers and beta testers.
If WhatsApp does include this feature, it will take a huge blow at rivals which already train in the number of [...]