Skype for Symbian Beta Released

product_3skypephone_screensSkype have released a beta version of Skype for Symbian based phones. The beta version is still in testing, hence the version, but still allows you to make Skype to Skype calls along with Skype Out being available too. Calls can be received to your Online number on this version and other features such as Instant Messaging and file transfer is also available.

With it being a beta version of the Skype software they are asking that you do provide feedback if you witness any problems with the software.

Right now the software is compatible with handsets running Symbian and to use it you will need either a wifi or 3G data connection (they recommend using an unlimited data plan) to make and receive calls.

Phones included in the list that can run the Skype beta are as follows…
* Symbian S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 1 devices
* Nokia E71
* Nokia E63
* Nokia E66
* Nokia N82
* Nokia E51
* Nokia N95
* Nokia N95 8GB
* Nokia N81
* Nokia N81 8GB
* Nokia E90

* Symbian S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2 devices
* Nokia N96
* Nokia N85
* Nokia 5320
* Nokia 6210 Navigator
* Nokia 6210 Classic
* Nokia N78
* Nokia N79

To install the software you’ll need 6mb of internal phone memory and you can grab the file over the air, via Bluetooth or over Nokia PC Suite to install.

Full details over at Skype.

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