Skype Launches on Sony Ericsson Symbian Phones


Skype, which is available on Apple’s (s aapl) iPhone and Nokia’s (s nok) Symbian phones, today launched support for three Sony Ericsson (s sne) (s eric) phones that are based on the Symbian OS. Skype will be available on Satio, Vivaz and Vivaz Pro. The application, which can be found at Sony Ericsson’s Plan Now app store, will allow calls over 3G, 2G (GPRS/EDGE) and Wi-Fi connections. You can also download it by visiting on the phone itself. Skype says it supports “the latest version of the Symbian platform.” From the release:

Make free Skype-to-Skype calls to your friends and family on Skype anywhere in the world* Save money on calls and texts (SMS) to phones abroad Send and receive instant messages to and from individuals or groups Share pictures, videos and other files Receive calls to your online number See when your contacts are online and available to call or IM Easily import names and numbers from your phone’s address book Skype for Symbian will run on any Sony Ericsson smartphone using Symbian ^1, the latest version of the Symbian platform.

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