Google introduced its latest design guidelines known as ‘Quantum Paper’ or Material Design at the Google I/O conference recently. We have already seen the guidelines in the updated Google+ application and the Google Sheets, Docs and Slides applications that are extensions of Google Drive and according to reports Google’s Play Store will be getting the Material Design soon, in an upcoming update.
Android Police reports that Google will be redesigning the interface and aesthetics of the Play Store for Android devices and added that the content listings are in focus in the new design.
The new layout and design of the Play Store gives the most attention to content, with the video or trailer for the item and the app icon or movie/album/magazine cover being larger. The content and the text describing the item, is lower and you will not be able to view it upon first entering the listing.
The whole store listing page has changed, to one that uses artistic layout on a largely white canvas with the new Roboto font highlighted during the Google I/O conference. However, the overhaul is still under wraps and could change entirely by the time it is launched, so we ask to take it with a pinch of salt.
Recently Samsung also overhauled its app store with a focus on Galaxy devices. The new Samsung Galaxy Apps store will feature “hundreds of apps” exclusively for Samsung Galaxy mobile users, the company stated in a blog post. The revamped app store offers higher customization and includes a variety of promotions and discounts to users of Samsung Galaxy mobile devices.
Source: Android Police
Other Popular Deals
- Best Alternative Apps for your Android PhoneThe 10 best job hunting apps on Android
- The 10 scariest horror games on AndroidAndroid app stores: 5 best alternatives to Google Play Store
- Best Android apps for rooted devices18 apps for a memorable Valentine's Day
- Top 15 Android games that you should playThe 20 best looking games for mobile phones
- 8 Android apps to tickle your funny bone17 must have apps for any Android device (plus alternatives)
- 5 apps to get the Android Lollipop look on your smartphoneTake control of your Android device with these apps
- 7 weird and strange apps for your Smartphone10 neat Google apps you may not know of
- 10 essential Indian apps for Android devicesPerfect Viewer