can ipad 2 camera be used with skype?

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by djbeanhead, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. djbeanhead macrumors newbie

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    my wife wants one of the new ipad 2 but we cant find out if the webcam will only work with facetime or if it can be used as a normal webcam with apps such as skype,msn messenger,yahoo messenger..etc...can someone please tell us :)

    also is the uk prices confirmed for ipad 2 ive asked in stores but they say they dont know ive had prices range from £429 all the way up too £529 !!!
     
  2. blurb23 macrumors 6502a

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    The iPhone 4 camera can be used for Skype, so I don't see why not. There is no Skype app for the iPad yet though.
     
  3. alent1234 macrumors 603

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    yes, i did it this past weekend and it works very nicely
     
  4. djbeanhead thread starter macrumors newbie

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    thanks for the quick replys :)

    so hows the video on skype is it clear and smooth ?also hows the hd rear camera in ipad 2 can that also be used when chatting?and when chatting can you use a bluetooth headset or do you have to use the inbuilt mic?thanks
     
  5. infam0uz macrumors regular

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    Yes, it works good on skype but id hold off until they update the skype software to an ipad version.
     

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