With video messages on Google Duo, users can now capture and share important moments, even when the receiver can't take the call. Indeed, the addition of indirect video messaging doesn't raise any indication of a future overhaul, but it's good considering that Google is loosening its stance to favor the users.
After they have watched their video message, users can tap the "Call now" button to easily call that person back. It means that the video messages you sent will remain alive for only a day.
Google says that messages in Duo will be end-to-end encrypted and short-living. Once you open a contact in the Contacts app, you will see a '$' sign amongst other options that will let you send money to that contact. However, you can start recording your message after a call rings for 60 seconds without any answer from the other end.
To send money, a user will have to tap on that '$' icon and enter the amount. All downloaded messages will be saved to your device.
Google Duo certainly draws the line before the common video calling apps, despite boasting nearly the same functionalities. The low battery alert feature is part of version 25 of the video calling app launched by Google over a year ago. According to 9to5google, the alert will advise users to switch to voice mode from video in order to extend the battery life of their device. The video calling app was announced along with Google's chat app Allo. All said and done this is a nifty little feature for Google Pay users.