Microsoft releases Skype Lite for India

Satya Nadella held a press conference in Mumbai today, where he announced a new version of Skype specifically for India. Called Skype Lite, this version of the app is designed to be light on resources as well as have other features such as SMS integration, local language support and local bots.

The main feature of the app is the reduces resource consumption. At 14MB, it is half the size of the standard Skype app for Android, although there is room for further improvement. Skype Lite has built-in options for reduced data usage during voice and video calls, and it can also compress…