Google Duo: a simple 1-to-1 video calling app for all
Video calling is the next best thing to being with someone face to face when you are not present physically, but sometime it can be an annoying or complicated experience. Now you shouldn’t have to worry about whether your call will disconnect while chatting or will connect or not, or if your friend is using the same type of device as you are. It’s no wonder that nearly half of the world population never make video calls on mobile phone*.
Google has released a video chatting app for android and iOS users called Google Duo — a simple 1-to-1 free video calling app available for Android and iOS. Duo is very simple and easy to use for video calling, so that you can be together with your love ones whenever you want and wherever you are.
Duo Simple interface:
Duo is very simple from start to finish. To used Duo app all you need is your phone number and you’ll be able to reach people in your phone’s contacts list automatically. No separate account for Duo is required; as it is product of Google and your phone operating system Android is also from Google, so you can sign up in just a few steps. From there, you can instantly begin a video call with a single tap with anyone you want.
Duo is Fast and reliable:
Ooops! We all know how it feels when a call fails to connect or disconnect sudden while video chat or when video gets choppy. Google built Duo to be fast and reliable, so that video calls connect quickly and work well even on slower mobile phone networks. With Duo app call quality adjusts automatically to changing network conditions to keep you connected till last minute — when bandwidth is limited, Duo will gracefully reduce the phone resolution to keep the call video going smoothly. For ongoing video calls, Duo will switch between Wi-Fi internet and cellular phone data automatically without dropping your call. You can start your call at home, and continue flawlessly even when you go out of the home.
Designed for Human User:
Google designed Duo app to feel warm and engaging people with, while calling focused on just you and the person you’re calling. To make calls feel more like an invitation rather than an interruption, Google also created a feature in Duo called Knock Knock which allows you to see live video of your caller before you answer the call; this feature gives you a sense & idea of what they’re up to and why they want to chat. Knock Knock makes video calling more natural and welcoming, helping you understand the caller mood before you even pick up the call.
Be together in the moment.
Get closer to everyone you love with simple, high-quality video calling on iOS and Android.
Face to face with just a tap.
Simple one-tap calling and super smooth switching from cell to Wi-Fi make it easy to check in from anywhere.
See what’s up before you answer.
Preview incoming video calls from everyone in your contacts with Knock Knock. So whether it’s your mom’s first skydiving trip or your friend’s shiny new ring, you’ll never miss a moment.*
Check this Duo Demo [Video]
Google built Duo with an accent on privacy and security, and all Duo app video calls are end-to-end encrypted. Means it is hard for someone (hackers)
to listen or read you call. It is secured!!!
So Have fun & enjoy video calling: Give your friends a signal with Duo! Google has released Duo Calling App for Android and iOS on 15th August 2016, and it is available for all in Google Play store for android users and In Apple Store for iOS users worldwide.