Now chattklienten Whatsapp finally received support for video calls, for which special optimizations have been made for by far the largest market in India.
Over a billion people using chattklienten #WhatsApp each month around the world, but the service is more than just a platform to chat. It is possible, inter alia, also to use it to make calls. From yesterday, it is also possible to play back the video call in the app, say Whatsapp, on his blog. When you call someone ask Whatsapp you if you want to make a voice or videobaserat call.
It is not possible to add a lot of extra features, decals or the like in the conversation. This makes the service more similar to the Google Duo or Facetime rather than Snapchat or Hangouts. The company’s responsible engineer Manpreet Signh said to Wired that it was important to create a simple solution and that it is easy to understand how the service works without a lot of extra features that may confuse the user.
the App also allows you to do several things at the same time during an ongoing video call. In one corner you can continue chatting with the others and if you choose to completely exit the app freezes the image at the same time as the call continues with audio only. In some countries, is poor connection or defective mobiles common, for example, in India, which is Whatsapps single largest market with over 160 million active users. To optimize the service so that all users can take advantage of video calling in the best way have, according to Singh been the biggest challenge.
the Update began rolling out to users yesterday, but it may take a while before it reaches everyone.
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