Hangouts v Skype WeChat Tango
by: WhyNot • 734
This app is for informational purposes only. It contains a short report that compares the real world performance of the most popular video calling apps for Android phones: Hangouts (formerly Google Talk), ooVoo, Skype, Tango and WeChat. These apps all have between 10-50 million users on Andoid devices (Samsung, HTC, Acer, Asus, LG, Motorola, Sony) alone, and are cross-platform apps (can call apps on Apple iPhone and iPad, Windows phone and Blackberry devices.
The report contains test results for calls of varying length made through the apps on WiFi, while recording the amount of data the apps use per minute to make video calls. The report also shows the battery and RAM usage of the apps.
We live in a time of incredible access to information due to the internet. However, often the quality of information cannot be verified or guaranteed, as anyone can provide the information, without being required to substantiate it. Reliable information about software and mobile apps is fairly rare. This series of reviews provides an objective and empirically based way of assessment for consumers to make more informed decisions.
Keywords: Video call, Hangouts, Google Talk, Skype WeChat, ooVoo, Tango