Google has updated the Hangouts messenger for mobile devices running the Android operating system. The main novelty in the 11 Hangouts for Android was the ability to send video messages. Note that in the version of Hangouts for iOS has such a function already since the beginning of this year.
the app now has the option to send video corresponding to the added icon in the panel, which also features icons smiley, pictures, photos and so on. Apparently, the video length is still limited to 1 minute, whereas Hangouts for iOS, the limit is set to 2 minutes.
it is Worth to note that in 11 of Hangouts for Android will also be the option of merging Hangouts and SMS chains. It is possible to view the messages on Hangouts and SMS in one chat. According to the developers, the feature proved unpopular and resulted in user confusion.
the Version of Hangouts for Android still 11 not laid out in Google Play, apparently it will appear there soon.