Google Duo VS FaceTime: Today, lots of Android applications are developed day by day. The most popular types of apps on any smartphone platforms are the messaging app. Also, each messaging app that is used to place a video call. So, today people like to use a video call instead of messaging. In that section, today we will see the comparison of Google Duo video calling app and FaceTime. For communication or connectivity, a video call is in front compared to the messaging app or online chatting. Google Duo video calling app was developed by Google and it was specially designed for Video calling purpose. FaceTime is the video calling app which was developed by Apple.
You may wonder how Duo compares to Apple’s FaceTime which has been the defect king of video chatting for several years now. Okay, let’s see the comparisons. If you want to use FaceTime, you need to have an apple device. Apple still does not develop FaceTime for Android. So, you can’t communicate with your friends on non-IOS devices. On the other hand, Google Duo is available for both the iPhone and Android platform. That’s why Google Duo gets popular around the world. You can make a video call with the person who is at another end of the world.
Is Google Duo better than FaceTime?:
User compatibility is the main things while you choosing the best video calling application. Google Duo doesn’t need any kind of Google account to use Duo. You just enter your phone number to make a video call. But in FaceTime, you need to create an Apple ID. This is a big hassle to use FaceTime. Next, we look into the video quality of the app. Video quality is amazing in Google Duo compared to FaceTime. If your network connection is low, it will adjust the video quality downward to maintain the connection instead of trying to force. But the video quality is not much better on FaceTime compared to Duo.
It will drop the video when your connection is low or poor. Apart from the video calling feature, Google Duo has one unique feature called Knock Knock which means you can see the person who called you and quickly decide that attend the call or not. But this feature is not available in any other video calling app. Now, Group video call option is possible in Google Duo, you can make a group video call up to 7 users.
FaceTime Features :
- Reach contacts using their phone number or Apple ID.
- Make both video and audio calls.
- Enjoy Group FaceTime with up to 32 people at once.
- Use effects to become an Animoji, place stickers, and much more right in your FaceTime call.
- Use the front-facing FaceTime camera to show your face, or switch to the back camera to
- show your friends what you see.
- Create Favorites for quick access to key people in the Phone app.
- FaceTime calls are integrated into your recent calls list in the Phone app.
- FaceTime works over Wi-Fi (iPhone 4 or later) and cellular (iPhone 4s or later).