What is Android VoIP?
Android VoIP is a new way of using your Android phone by routing calls over the internet rather than via traditional mobile operators - thus cutting out the middle man and saving you money.Android SIP client apps enable customers to make free phone calls to other SIPcity users or very cheap phone calls to anyone else in the world from your mobile phone.
Android VoIP phones works wherever you have access to the internet via Wi-Fi or over 3G / 4G.
What Android phones does it work on?
Mobile VoIP brings VoIP to mass-market mobile phones with any Android phone. Some of the latest Android phones on the market are listed at the end of the page.New Android phones are coming to market every day and even if your phone is not listed below you can still use VoIP services as long as your mobile phone is Android.
Android SIP Clients Apps
There are several software developers that have released VoIP apps or SIP clients for making phone calls with Android phones.Below you can find Android SIP Client apps that are tested with SIPcity over WiFi or 3G Internet connection.
SipdroidSIPDroid is a powerful open source SIP VOIP client for your android phone. In short, it enables mobile VoIP for all android based mobile phones.When using Sipdroid, it allows you to choose where you will use VoIP, on WLANs only, on 3G, or EDGE networks. Sipdroid primarily supports G.711 A-law.
Sipdroid is a GPL licensed program that allows you to make and receive SIP and make VoIP from your mobile. The app is simple to use, which just requires you to enter your SIP credentials (server, login, and password).
Once it is on, you just enter the phone number you’d like or use the phone numbers on your contact list, remembering to enter the country code.
Bria softphone is a SIP-based phone for Android phones that uses a Wi-Fi or 3G connection to make and receive calls. Using an Android phone's existing contact list, Bria Android Edition facilitates easy and effective communication management with an intuitive interface that accommodates multiple calls.Call functionality includes the ability to swap between two calls, merge and split calls and perform attended and unattended transfers.
Bria Android Edition incorporates advanced security settings which allow for secure call signaling and audio encryption. It also contains enhanced audio features including G.711, G.722, GSM, iLBC and an optional G.729 codec for better voice quality over 3G networks.
You can download Bria Softphone app at Android Market.
Zoiper is an on-premise and cloud-based softphone solution that caters to service providers, call centers, VoIP integrators, mobile operators and businesses that require softphones independent of their service provider.
X-Lite is a proprietary freeware VoIP softphone that uses the Session Initiation Protocol.