Skype For Windows Phone 8 is available for download
One of the new features in Windows Phone 8 that is very interesting is Skype. Skype For Windows Phone 8 has the work potential as same as a cellular system.
Skype for Windows Phone 8 was update many new features and get rid of many bugs that presented in Windows Phone 7. Skype in Windows Phone 8 will work like a cellular system. Skype can receive call, sms and video call notification even the apps didn't open yet. So in the Windows Phone 8 lockscreen, we can see the Skype notification.
We can choose between calling with Skype or cellular in people contact. There is a choice 'Skype' for this. This apps also was remodeled, looking more modern and user friendly.
Even the Skype will run on background task all the time for sending the notification, the apps won't burn your battery. Skype will run on the Microsoft Cloud in stead run in your phone. So it didn't use the power to run the apps.
For now Skype preview is ready for download, you can get it in Windows Phone Store.