Skype has redesigned their Android app with version 4.0 to look and feel more like the app does on Windows Phone. The android Skype app has been rebuilt from the ground up to be faster and more reliable. The focus was on stability, performance, and load time. Skype claims this version has major improvements in allowing users to fire off a quick message, or access contacts and favorites.
Microsoft promises more updates in the coming months and year ahead “to make Skype for Android even more reliable, reachable, and mobile-friendly.” No word on Skype for Windows Phone as of yet. From what we’re hearing the Windows Phone group has truly adopted the “Shut-up & Ship” motto, and we will likely not know more about Skype being built into Windows Phone until Q1 2014.
Unfortunately, it appears Skype is now using Microsoft’s marketing group: