Say Hello to Google Duo – a Simple Fast Video Calling App


Very soon Google is releasing a simple fast video calling app – Duo. You’ll enjoy seamless video calling without worrying about the internet speed.

Duo is a simple, fast one-to-one video calling app for everyone—whether you’re on Android or iOS, a fast or slow connection, in New York or New Delhi.  -Google

Like Whatsapp  Google Duo is based on your phone number so that you can reach your contacts easily. Currently it’ll work on Android and iOs.

Beside the normal features like test camera before call, flip camera, mute microphone Duo has a special feature – Knock Knock which shows you a live video preview of the caller before you pick up.


When it comes to security Google made the conversation end to end encrypted. And the quality of the video is depending upon your network. It doesn’t matter if you are using a high speed internet or a slow connection you’ll be able to call seamlessly. Also switch between  wi-fi and mobile network without a call drop.

Features at a glance

  • Simple and fast.
  • One to One call only, no conference call.
  • Seamless video calling without worrying about internet speed.
  • Knock Knock – Live video of the caller on the screen before receiving the call.
  • End to End encryption.
  • Switch between  wi-fi and mobile network without a call drop.

You can Pre-Register for the Google Duo for android here.

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News Source : Official Google Blog

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