Android owners are savvy when it comes to making calls for less. A VoIP app lets you save by placing your calls over the internet, right on your phone or tablet. Here are five VoIP app recommended for Android owners.
Skype is one of the most popular VoIP apps around and it has a huge number of users worldwide. It lets you make free voice and video calls to other Skype users. Also, you can send and receive instant messages with this app. The quality of the voice and video calls is high. If you want to make calls to non-Skype users on other mobile phones or landlines, there are low-cost plans available. This app is easy to use for callers of all ages.
Fring is another popular VoIP app. Use it to voice or video call fellow Fring members for free. You can also send them free text messages. Group calls can include up to four people, great for catching up with family or planning events with friends. The company’s DVQ technology yields voice and video calls with very high quality. Make cheap calls to landlines and non-users with a subscription plan.
Rebtel also offers free calls to your fellow users. The app can go over your contacts to see who is a Rebtel user already so you can start calling right away. This app’s biggest appeal is the low rates offered for international calls. Plus, text messages to other countries are cheap, too. Another solid feature is the ability to switch to a local call if the Wi-Fi or 3G is breaking up while you’re talking. A nice bonus is the gift of three minutes when you sign up.
Line2 gives users of its free plan a phone number, which is useful if you want to keep your Android’s number separate. Line2 users can call and text message each other for free. You can receive voicemail and text messages from non-users as well. However, you may find that paying for the $9.95 a month premium plan worth the upgrade. The premium plan features unlimited calling and texts to phones in the U.S. and Canada. Also included are call forwarding and call waiting. The conference calls can include up to 20 people, which is good if you need this app for work or meetings.
Viber is a fun way to connect with other Viber users. You can send photos to other users as well as call and send messages for free. The calls have high quality sound and the app’s simple to navigate, too. Stickers and emoticons brighten calls and messages.
Get to know Skype, Fring and the rest of these terrific apps today.