VoIP chat using iPhone? The good news is here! Skype has officially confirmed about the video chat iPhone application that is now available. Hence, Skype’s video chat iPhone application might not be a good news for Apple’s FaceTime video chat, as they both are aiming for the same video calling market.
Hence, one of the benefit Skype video chatting offering is using the affordable 3G network or WiFi connection, similar communication system to Skype’s PC to PC video chatting that uses internet connection as a bridge. Furthermore, users using Skype’s video chat iPhone application will be able to make video calling to their Windows or Mac Computer that has Skype installed.
The Skype video chat iPhone application supports two way video calling on both iPhone 4 and fourth generation iPod Touch that have a pair cameras (front and rear), while also support iPhone 3GS that has a single rear facing camera and third generation of iPod Touch and iPad to receive video only.
However, make sure that your internet connection is fast enough to support the Skype’s video calling application, as according to 9to5 Mac, base on tests conducted using the video calling application shown that 3.4MB of data being transferred per minute with video chat, if you are subscribing to AT&T’s 200MB monthly package, beware that your 3G connection may end up pretty soon early in the month.