BEACON TRANSCRIPT – Usually, you don’t need a better-looking search app to get the results you’re looking for. However, Google always thinks about everything, and wants to give users a better experience even when they’re looking up information. Therefore, the Google search app for Android might soon have a fresh new look.
Google is always trying to bring better looks to all its apps, as it believes every small thing counts in offering the best user experience. Therefore, the company decided to redesign the search app available on Android.
A permanent redesign or a beta test?
However, we cannot say if the redesign is permanent. The company might roll out the new look only on a few devices, as a beta test and, if it doesn’t receive the expected feedback, it is quite likely the search app will return to the former appearance.
Do not expect a drastic change, as they didn’t want to change the interface of the app completely. What is different is the look of the search results, which have rounder edges. Also, four little dots are featured in the upper right corner of each result. These dots color-match the Google logo.
How will the new search app look like?
Actually, what this redesign does is to make the search app more similar across all Google-powered smartphones. Currently, this look is available on Pixel and Pixel XL phones, and it should spread across all Android devices.
This redesign doesn’t affect what results you get, but it might have an impact on how you see them. The font and the spacing between results will also change, and this might reduce the number of results displayed on a page. For some users, this might be a problem. If they want to browse more sources, the first page ends more abruptly, and they need to access the second Google page.
Some Android users have already reported seeing some of these changes, but no iOS users were given the chance to experience them. Therefore, we cannot tell if the redesign of the search app is just a test or if it might soon roll out on all devices.
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