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    2 Group video calls can be between three or more people (up to a maximum of 10). For the best quality, we recommend calls with up to five people. A fair use policy applies to group video calling.

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    4A small connection fee applies. Excludes special, premium and non-geographic numbers. Mobile calls to select countries only.

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  1. 65 %
    Samsung Galaxy S5
    5,804 votes
  2.  
    18 %
    Sony Xperia Z2
    1,653 votes
  3.  
    12 %
    Nokia X
    1,070 votes
  4.  
    2 %
    YotaPhone 2
    202 votes
  5.  
    3 %
    LG G2 Mini
    292 votes

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