Skype 2.0 With 3G Comes To The iPhone

After a long wait, Skype 2.0 for iPhone has finally come. And it’s being released with the long promised 3G calling feature.

The service is now being provided for free but come September, there will be a monthly fee for Skype-to-Skype calls.

According to tech site, Gizmodo, here are some of the upgrades and improvements included in Skype 2.0:

  • Call using your 3G connection. Skype-to-Skype calls on 3G are free until at least end of August 2010, after which there will be a small monthly fee (operator charges for data will still apply).
  • Near CD-quality sound for Skype-to-Skype calls using wideband audio (SILK codec) on iPhone 3GS and 2nd generation iPod touch.
  • Enhanced call quality indicator.
  • Improved start-up time.
  • Fast access to the dial pad from iPhone home screen.

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