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Google Duo reaches 500 million downloads on Play Store

Google Duo

Google Duo is a video chat mobile app developed by Google. It is available for both Android and iOS smartphones. The app was released worldwide on August 16, 2016. It allows users to make video calls in the 720p high definition. The video calling app also has optimization for low bandwidth frequency. It uses mobile numbers of users and allows them to call from the contact list also. A unique feature of Google Duo “Knock-Knock” allows users to get a live preview of the caller before answering the call.

Whats new in Google Duo’ s latest update?

Google’s video calling app completes 500 million downloads on the Play Store. It may not be a big deal for some users, but for some, it is a big news. Although Google Duo comes pre-installed on many Android devices. The video calling app replaces Google Hangouts about two years ago. So some users may say that it has some help through pre-installation on all devices.

However, 500 million is still a big number for any app to cross. It is also a milestone for an app that was still at 100 million downloads about 11 months ago. It is undoubtedly on of the easiest and cool video calling app for Android devices. The app’s video and audio quality is probably one of the best in its class. Apart from all these features, Google is constantly evolving the app through regular updates. The addition of audio calls was very much appreciated by its users. The app also allows users to integrate their call history and contacts. A new update also allows users to leave a video message if the person does not pick up the video call.

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