Google has now detailed why it thinks its new gesture navigation model is much better than the three-button system that was in place earlier. The company explains that the new gesture model was implemented after a lot of thought, and it makes the navigation experience more suitable for one-handed use. However, Google admits that most users still prefer the three-button navigation, but says that the gesture model brings a more ‘immersive experience’. In any case, Android Q users will have an option to shift to the buttons navigation system if they so prefer, and Google isn’t going to force the gesture model onto users.In its latest developers’ blog post, Android UI product managers Allen Huang and Rohan Shah explain that “by moving to a gesture model for system navigation, we can provide more of the screen to apps to enable a more immersive experience.” While making their case, the duo claims that gestures are a faster, more natural and ergonomic way to navigate your phone. They are more intentional than software buttons that you might trigger just by grabbing your phone, and enable a more immersive experience for apps by minimising how much the system draws over app content.But, they… Read full this story
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