Microsoft just announced the next version of Skype, Skype 5.5 for Android. The new version is available to download now in Play Store.
In a blog post by the Skype and Microsoft Garage team:
Today we’re delighted to announce Skype 5.5 for Android. In this release, we put extra focus on improvements that will make the app even easier to use, so you can spend more time chatting and sharing with people you care about most.
Features included are:
Simplified flow to sign back in
Preview web links in chat