Did you notice that Android may have a new logo?

There have been a couple big leaks regarding the first Android Wear device that is on the way, the LG G Watch. First, a full system dump leaked (we're checking through that now for any interesting info), and last night we showed you the boot animation and some watch faces for the G Watch. But, did you notice something different at the end of that animation?

Assuming the boot animation is final and official, it looks like Android may have a new logo, which is to say a new typeface for the Android logo, because the bugdroid is still going strong. In the image above you can see the original Android logo on top, which has been used for the past five and a half years of Android's commercial existence; and, below that is the Android logo shown in the LG G Watch boot animation (sorry for the quality of the image, the original video topped out at 144p). 

The new typeface is much simpler, and less futuristic than the original. Certainly it is easier to read. We're still trying to find out if it is real or not. But, if it is real, what do you guys think? Is it an improvement?



1. Ninetysix

Posts: 2962; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Innovation..revolutionary...original..etc etc etc

7. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Lmfao Ninetysix new avatar Your Apple troll avatar really suits you, cause of what you post and the iFruit you defend.

8. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Wrong article, Apple's were yesterday ;)

18. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

rainbow flag + troll face :D

22. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

PAU Ninetysix has changed his avatar to this sesame street, before he had the Apple troll face

23. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I know. :D

35. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 885; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

He is iButtHurt

40. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Lmfao +1

34. nvrhde

Posts: 77; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

It's just a logo, you dumb. :)

41. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Your new here, you don't know jack.

2. TylerGrunter

Posts: 1544; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

I like better the old one, I hope they are not changing it.

4. CoastCity

Posts: 257; Member since: Mar 07, 2014

I like the old one better even if it's a bit uneven

36. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

maybe they will change the ui, design language of android... everyone is looking to go flat after wp.

3. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Previous was better.

5. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Yuck Ugly Previous looks better

6. VyktorJonas

Posts: 40; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

way better than that froyo-like one

9. Bjray

Posts: 199; Member since: May 29, 2014

The new one is more modern.

11. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

You call this modern? Lol, wth. You have a bad taste.

16. 3rdDegree

Posts: 218; Member since: Jul 13, 2013

Well... It is modern. Whether that's good or bad is in the eye of the beholder

38. hipnotika

Posts: 353; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

it's too modern

33. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Modern??? It looks like some old font from MS WORD.... This is logo not font so let it have some character to it....

10. Yubnub

Posts: 100; Member since: May 23, 2013

New one better!

12. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Looks childish and cartoony. It's meant to look classy and stylish and sexy, not kiddish.

19. Droidrapist

Posts: 186; Member since: May 28, 2014

Looks like they're trying to copy Apple! Now with their logo style LOL

24. Tsoliades

Posts: 228; Member since: Dec 22, 2012

Why, because it's white? lol It looks really classy and modern. I'm all for the change.

13. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

The old one fit the era because the Droid campaigns were effective during that time. I liked the old font even though I was never a fan of the term Droid. Regardless, I like the new font more, it's more classy and easy to read, it fits the refinements that Google have incorporated into Android.

14. crazymonkey05

Posts: 188; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

I like the new font it makes it look sleeker and more refined. The old typeface looks clunky and bold....although I do like it

15. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Fck this stupid trend of slim flat fonts and gui elements bull sht.

17. damokles unregistered

Close to an epileptic attack because of this crap animation stuff - just boot already

20. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

I do not like neither

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