On Apple's iOS, FaceTime is integrated into the Phone, Contacts app. Users can make a direct FaceTime audio or video call with other friends on iOS by just tapping the option in Phone or Contacts itself. It's also free and works with any device running Android 4.4 or up, which should cover pretty much any phone or tablet you're now using.
While the Pixel 2 might not be the sleekest or most powerful Android phone on the market when it launches later this month, Google always saves a few surprises for its own phones. The devices are now on pre-order, and in the U.S., you can only get them from Google and Verizon. Though of course, the app is pre-installed in several Android phones.
"We're working with our carrier and device partners to bring this experience to more Android devices over time", said Google.
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A concerned fan took to Twitter to ask why the search giant has not yet unveiled the Pixel 2 phones in the Asian country. Also, proving that not all rumors should be believed, the Pixel 2 doesn't house a Snapdragon 836 but a Snapdragon 835.
Google also says that if the both the callers on the video call are a carrier that supports ViLTE video calling; the call will be routed through the carrier's ViLTE (Video over LTE) service.
However, that's never really been the case with Android, with Google's Hangouts and Duo apps failing to offer the same levels of integration. Duo is available for download as a separate app on the Play Store.