Microsoft is lighting up Skype on Android for Amazon Fire as the company announced the coming of the said app on the handset when it becomes available later this month.
In the official blog post by Microsoft, the company through Athan Papakostas proudly said, ?And today we?re excited to add another platform to our roster: Amazon?s Fire phone!?
Microsoft said that this move is but an evidence of the commitment to deliver the best possible Skype experience across any platform in order to bring users closer to the people they care about most.
As we all know, Skype is now available on all kinds of devices – PCs and tablets, Xbox Ones, TVs and smartphones of all shapes and sizes.
Microsoft also talked about their working relationship with Amazon and when the tie-up started. The company said, they?ve been working with Amazon over the last couple of years to bring Skype to its Kindle Fire HD and HDX tablets, and they?re delighted to announce that Skype will be available on Fire phone when it becomes available later this month.
?We have enhanced our Skype for Android application to bring a more intuitive user experience that is consistent with the Fire phone look and feel. Through a widget that is visible from Fire?s Carousel, users can easily see their chats and notifications at a glance, without having to launch the Skype app and open chats with a one-click action,? Papakostas said.
Microsoft also said that they are committed to make their users? cross-platform experience better, and that they will provide regular updates to Skype for Fire phone over time in order to continuously deliver the best experience possible to the users.
Skype is pre-entitled on the Amazon Fire Phone.
For more information about the Skype for Fire Phone, stay tuned with us!
(Photos courtesy of http://blogs.skype.com/2014/07/22/lighting-up-skype-on-android-for-amazon-fire/ and http://www.amazon.com/Fire_Phone_13MP-Camera_32GB/dp/B00EOE0WKQ)