Google Duo is launched in India, and you can Download Google Duo from Play Store now. Duo is a one-to-one video calling app for everyone – designed to be simple, reliable and fun so you never miss a moment. Google Duo is Google’s way to compete against Facebook Messenger and Skype. Google Duo was announced at Google I/O 2016, Duo will be a simple video calling app, which will work even in low speed connections.
Video calling is the next best thing to get in touch with a someone in person. But most time, it can be frustrating or it will give complicated experience. Google releases Duo – a simple 1-to-1 video calling app available for Android and iOS. Duo takes the complexity out of video calling, so that you can be together in the moment wherever you are.
Speed: Google says that the app works seamlessly even if you are in spotty network coverage. The app checks the network quality multiple times every second, and it can tweak the video resolution to ensure that the call is not interrupted. The app also has the ability to switch between cellular and Wi-Fi network if needed.
Interface: Simplicity is the key theme here, it is very easy to setup the app and start using it. There is no need to create an account, and instead a phone number is all that is needed. Enter your phone number in the sign up page and you will get a confirmation text, which will complete the process.
Knock Knock: One of the highlight features of Duo is Knock Knock. This feature basically starts the live video stream of the caller before you even answer. Strangely, this feature doesn’t work on iOS at the moment.
Secure: Google has reiterated that it is serious about security and privacy. Every call is end-to-end encrypted.
Note that this does not replace Hangouts video calls:
- there is no desktop version.
- there is no group calling.
- there is no screen-sharing or other advanced features
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