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What are the best mobile devices to use with Skype?

We've compiled a list below of the top-rated devices according to Skype users. These devices have received the best user ratings for Skype video call quality (which we collected from feedback surveys asking users to rate the quality of video calls), as well as from Skype's own audio and video lab testing. So if you're looking to upgrade your mobile device, this list is a good place to start.

The list below is based on call quality feedback survey responses and audio / video performance testing for Skype. This list was updated 19 February 2016. Looking for Skype for Business certified devices?

Android

  • Acer Liquid E700
  • ASUS MeMO Pad 7
  • ASUS MeMO Pad FHD 10
  • ASUS ZenFone 2
  • ASUS ZenFone 2 Laser
  • ASUS ZenFone 5
  • ASUS ZenFone 6
  • Huawei Ascend P7
  • Huawei MediaPad M1 8.0
  • Huawei P8 Lite
  • Lenovo A7-50
  • Lenovo A10-70
  • Lenovo A7000
  • Lenovo S850
  • Lenovo S6000
  • Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8"
  • Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10"
  • LG G Pad
  • LG G Stylo
  • LG G2 mini
  • LG G3
  • LG G3 S
  • LG H815
  • LG Optimus L90
  • LG Nexus 5
  • Motorola Droid Mini
  • Motorola Droid Ultra
  • Motorola Moto E (1st generation)
  • Motorola Moto G (1st generation)
  • Motorola Moto G (2nd generation)
  • OnePlus One
  • Samsung Galaxy A5
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha
  • Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
  • Samsung Galaxy E5
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime
  • Samsung Galaxy J5
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2
  • Samsung Galaxy S2
  • Samsung Galaxy S3
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab E
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet

Kindle

  • Amazon Kindle Fire HD (4th generation)
  • Amazon Kindle Fire HDX (3rd generation)

iOS

  • Apple iPad (3rd generation)
  • Apple iPad (4th generation)
  • Apple iPad 2
  • Apple iPad Air
  • Apple iPad Air 2
  • Apple iPad Mini
  • Apple iPad Mini 2
  • Apple iPad Mini 3
  • Apple iPhone 4s
  • Apple iPhone 5
  • Apple iPhone 5c
  • Apple iPhone 5s
  • Apple iPhone 6
  • Apple iPhone 6 plus
  • Apple iPhone 6s
  • Apple iPhone 6s plus
  • Apple iPod Touch (5th generation)
  • Apple iPod Touch (6th generation)

Windows Phone

  • Microsoft Lumia 532 Dual SIM
  • Nokia Lumia 520
  • Nokia Lumia 630
  • Nokia Lumia 635
  • Nokia Lumia 1020

If you're a device manufacturer, and you'd like to make sure your device makes the list, follow the Skype Compatible Devices program. Learn more.

Note that some devices change components during a device’s lifecycle which may impact Skype performance. The above recommended devices are based on a large number of users and devices; your device performance may vary.

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