Voice calling is getting old. The new generation wants to see each other while talking. Video calling is the next term of communication, and there is no doubt that we already saw some great video chatting app. Be it Facetime from Apple, Skype from Windows or the messenger from Facebook each of them is popular and knows how to serve the audience. This time, Google is also trying its luck in this industry with its new video chatting app Duo. Google already owns and serving video calling via Hangout, but that is a bit of complication, and Google wants to make everything simpler.
It has all the popular features that others are already offering with some extra features. The most popular feature of this app is its new feature called “Knock Knock.” This feature lets you see the live video from the caller before you answer. This helps you to decide whether to answer and for what they are calling.
You don’t need to create any account here. You just need to have the phone number of the receiver like with the Facetime and Whatsapp. All the calls are encrypted for an extra layer of security and it also automatically changes the video resolution depending on your network strength.
This app was first featured in May in Google I/O event but was not available for users. Yesterday Google announced this via their official blog. Duo is now available for both Android and iOS, and you can download for free from the official app store.