You might have already read our report on Vonage Mobile, the free downloadable app for iPhone and Android that let users talk, text and send multimedia worldwide for free with other Vonage Mobile users. The app has now ushered in video calling features.
This latest update on the app will let smartphone users make and receive video calls, for free. The new feature provides easy to navigate, face to face video calling with any other Vonage Mobile user worldwide.
At a time when the back-to-school and back-to-college season checks in, Vonage’s addition need to be seen as a boon for students who wouldn’t want to spend much on phone plans. That too at a time when they are spending too much on gadgets, clothing and many more!
It needs to be noted here that the National Retail Federation has revealed that back-to-school and back-to-college spending accounts for $84 billion in annual sales. That of course makes it the year’s second-biggest shopping season. It is indeed here Vonage extends the free of cost options on calling plans.
Vonage Mobile, the free communications app from Vonage, is for everyone, regardless of whether or not you are a Vonage customer. The cross-platform app (available on Android and iOS ) provides calling, texting, video calling, photo sharing and location sharing at no cost with other Vonage Mobile users worldwide. It’s a must-have app for students gearing up to head back to campus, including those studying abroad.
There are also options for participants to choose from on their front facing or back facing cameras, switch to voice only calling and back to video, mute the call and turn ON/OFF the Bluetooth whenever we need.
By adding video calling, Vonage has combined the most popular communication features into one app, now giving Vonage Mobile users the ability to connect face-to-face with their family and friends anywhere in the world.
The app also provides serious savings on international calling. As per the new update, Vonage Mobile app provides users’ ultra low cost calling options to phone numbers in more than 200 countries with rates 70-80% less than major mobile carriers.
Comparing it with Skype, it comes across as 30-40% economical too. Calls to other Vonage Mobile users can be made using the latest innovations in VoIP technology so as to deliver high definition voice quality.
This, in fact, brings in a dramatic difference to video calling than what has been offered by traditional cell phone calls hitherto. Vonage Mobile works over Wi-Fi and 3G/4G wireless data networks anywhere in the world.