Google has simplified video calls on Android

Google has begun to distribute the update for Android devices, which will make it easier to commit video calls. In fact, we are talking about a deeper integration of Google video chat Duo applications “Phone”, “Contacts” and “Messages”.

At the moment the update began to spread to smartphones Pixel and Pixel 2, and of lines in Android One and Nexus. Google is also working with operators and manufacturers over the extension of coverage. As a result of integration, the video call option will be visible in the application “Phone”, “Contacts” and “Messages” for contacts who are already using Google Duo. Option to work, it is necessary to install the Google Duo and the caller and callee.

Google also announced support for the standard ViLTE (Video over LTE) for video calls. If the network operator supports it, then the call will use it.