Google Search Begins Testing ‘Google Sans’ Font for Cell Customers
Google has been noticed to have began testing use of the Google Sans font in Search on cell units. The brand new font, which is an optimised model of Product Sans, is already used throughout all of the product logos utilized by Google. It’s reported that the brand new font can also be rolling out to lots of the firm’s Net properties and apps which can be primarily based on the Materials Design language. The most recent change comes months after Google Search for cell units added a ‘More results’ button to serve search outcomes primarily based on the infinite scroll approach as a substitute of utilizing the standard pagination by means of the ‘Subsequent’ button.
As reported by of us at 9to5Google, Google has opted for an A/B testing mannequin to start out testing its Google Sans font in Search particular to cell units. The brand new font would not seem to supply an all-new feel and look. Nonetheless, it’s touted to be optimised for a responsive Net expertise and may work at totally different sizes, ranging from billboards to cell units. Google at I/O developer convention final month reportedly highlighted the optimised nature of Google Sans.
Apparently, much like Product Sans that may be a geometric sans-serif typeface particularly designed for branding functions at Google, Google Sans is proprietary and unique to Google. Which means that you will not be capable of see the brand new font generally on services supplied by corporations apart from Google.
The preliminary presence of Google Sans was noticed on the Google app for Android final month. Nonetheless, Google hasn’t publicly revealed any particulars about its new design change.
Of us at 9to5Google have been in a position to see Google Sans in search outcomes by emulating Pixel 2 XL within the Developer instruments on Chrome. We weren’t in a position to independently affirm the event, although.
Again in April, Google Seek for cell units rolled out a ‘Extra outcomes’ button that made it simpler for cell customers to load a number of search pages. It enabled customers to load new search listings slightly below those already being considered. The brand new button changed the ‘Subsequent’ button that was loading search leads to recent pages.