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On Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Microsoft announced the release of Skype for the Nokia X family of smartphones. The Skype for Android app has been customized to bring Nokia X owners the same experience you get on Android devices. You’ll be able to reach anyone anywhere, you’ll always be reachable and you can make calls the way you want. You can also easily navigate from landscape to portrait view, for instance, and toggle between front and back cameras.
Also announced was an introductory offer for Nokia X owners to use Skype’s service for calling landlines and mobiles at low rates. A free first month of Skype’s Unlimited World Subscription is being offered in select markets, enabling Nokia X owners to enjoy unlimited calls to landlines in more than 60countries and mobiles in eight countries with the purchase of a smartphone from the Nokia X family in the following countries: Brazil, Indonesia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey and Ukraine.Get all the details on the Skype Big Blog.
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