Version 2.4 update for Skype was released today. They have significantly improved video calling quality for all users, offering VGA video on lower end handsets and 720P HD on higher-end devices like the Nokia Lumia 920. Skype contacts will also be listed in the People Hub for users with the latest update to Windows Phone 8.
Full release notes, including fixed and known issues are listed at the Skype blog. Here are the new and changed features:
- Higher quality video calling, and up to 720P on supported devices and depending on network conditions
- Video calling in landscape mode
- Camera switching
- Enabled People Hub integration
- Switch accounts