Thanks to the ever rising smart phone market, staying in touch has been made incredibly convenient, always keeping us in touch with friends and family even when they’re miles away. With the amazing development in the field of communication, smart phones have also advanced in how we communicate with others.
Props to VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) technology, people can now get in touch with all special people in their lives by using the Internet connection on their mobile phones. Since VoIP is dependent on your Internet connection, calling someone using VoIP is comparatively free of any cost, however, there might be some charges for using the internet data connection.
Here are some of the best VoIP apps you can download from Google Play Store.
Viber from Viber Media is an amazing app that lets users to make free VoIP calls using your 3G or WiFi on your mobile phone. Basically, Viber works similarly to Tango but offers a better voice quality when it comes to making calls. Thanks to the amazing HD voice quality, phone calls made using Viber are way better than phone calls made using GSM.
Viber is extremely simple to use and allows you to connect with your friends with ease. As soon as you install the app, Viber will synchronize your contact list. It doesn’t require you to create a username and build your contact list; Viber also runs in the background and is great when it comes to managing battery. Viber can be downloaded for free from Google Play Store.
Skype is undoubtedly one of the most popular VoIP service being used all around the world and still going pretty strong. While staying faithful with the services it provides, Skype offers the user free Skype to Skype calls, be it voice or video. The Android version of Skype isn’t behind, it packs a lot of power and offers a lot of same features as compared to the desktop counterpart.
Users of Skype on Android are able to make free video calls from Skype to Skype, send instant messages and make voice calls over 3G or WiFi. But that’s not it. Skype for Android also lets the users to make low-cost calls and send SMS to other mobile phone users directly from their Android phone. Users can get Skype for free from Google Play Store.
Fring for Android is an innovative and extremely fun to use application. It allows you to stay connected with your friends by providing you with a seamless, easy to use environment. Once you get a hang of Fring, there’s no telling when you’ll stop using it to communicate with your friends or family.
Instead of being an ordinary messaging app, Fring is an all in one, substantial package. It combines all the best ways of communicating. Fring offers its users the ability to do a four way video chat, one on one video chat or ability to do live texting using either 3G or WiFi. Fring also lets you enjoy high quality video calls using the DVQ technology that provides users with best possible audio and video quality. Fring can be downloaded for free from Google Play Store.
If you are a fan of making international calls then you don’t have to look any further. Google Voice is the right tool for getting the job done. What makes Google Voice the best in business of VoIP is Google’s interconnectivity with its own application. Google Voice eliminates the need of having multiple numbers for different purposes as it allows the users to use one number to stay in touch with their close circle of friends or family.
Creating a Google Voice account is an extremely easy job to do; all you have to do is sign-up using your Google Account or sign-in, in case you already have one. Google Voice offers a built in voice mail system that gives user the advantage of eavesdropping on someone during the recorded message. That’s not all, Google Voice is completely integrated with SMS (Short Message Service) making it cross the limits of casual chatting to be able to send and receive text messages to anyone in the world. On top of that, Google Voice also allows the users to make cost-effective calls using their own Google number making Google Voice one of the best VoIP clients.
With the copiousness of VoIP clients in the market, users are now free to make calls anywhere in the world using their Internet connection, saving them from hefty call charges specially on the international calls.