7 Design Tips for the New Android Experience
 

7 Design Tips for the New Android Experience

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Designing for Android used to be a uniquely fragmented experience. But since Android 4.0, all that has changed.

Designing for Android used to be a uniquely fragmented experience. But since Android 4.0, all that has changed.
Here are seven tips for designing for Jelly Bean and Ice Cream Sandwich.

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7 Design Tips for the New Android Experience 7 Design Tips for the New Android Experience Presentation Transcript

  • 7 Design Tips for theNew Android Experience
  • We’ve entered a new age of Android
  • 2010Mimicked iOS Evernote
  • 2011Developed unique feel Evernote
  • 2012Matured into stunning UX Evernote
  • So how do you design for the new Android user?
  • 1 Simplifydesign patterns
  • Sprinkle this one in the next t wo as wellShow only the most relevant information
  • Make actions clear and easy to follow
  • Rely more on imagery than text
  • 2Create gesture-based experiences
  • Choppy performance is no longer an issue
  • Forgo heavy arrays of buttons
  • Create a quick and human experience
  • 3Tear down walls between apps
  • Intents allow separate applications to share information and speak to each other
  • 4Porting from iOS is a bad idea
  • Different hardware
  • Different users
  • Different UI patterns
  • 5 Design withflexibility in mind
  • Two flexible layouts - phone and tablet-embodying adaptive design principles
  • 6Think outside the pocket
  • Android isn’t limited to mobile
  • It’s time to start thinking about Android design as being not just a series of applications, but as an entire ecosystem.
  • 7Android applications can be beautiful
  • By following Android’s creative vision...
  • We can create applications that are... refined
  • We can create applications that are... graceful
  • We can create applications that are... and truly beautiful
  • QUESTIONS? Get in touch. Mutual Mobile has delivered over 400 mobile experiences across Android, iOS, Windows 8, and Web. Our end-to-end solutions have delighted major clients including Google, Audi, Cisco, and Xerox. facebook.com/www.mutualmobile.com @MutualMobile mutualmobile