Google Play's new card-based UI officially rolling out

Google Play's new card-based UI officially rolling out
We've seen the leaks for a while now, and today Google has officially announced the Play Store redesign has started rolling out to users. The new design looks to unify the aesthetic of the Play Store with the rest of Google's products, so the dark colors have been swapped out for light, and of course everything has been moved to the card UI that Google has adopted.

Additionally, the images are more prominent, app icons are bigger, and it looks from the screenshots that Google has put more variants of the Roboto font into use with the light version and italics. Google says in the announcement that the checkout process has been "simplified", and based on the leaks we've seen before, that could just be removing that unnecessary "thank you" page that would come up after choosing to install an app. 

The new version of the Play Store is rolling out now to devices running Android 2.2 and higher. 

source: Android Blog

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26 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Eh? Where is it? I can't see any changes on my phone.......... :( (This comment is posted on the 4th of Febuary , 11:44 PM GMT+08:00)

2. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

same here

3. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

In which country are you ?

4. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Malaysia...... =_=

11. thelegend6657 unregistered

Dont get it here also on GS2 cyanogenmod 10 . Malaysia

14. sniper1087

Posts: 537; Member since: Dec 31, 2011

lol you are on CM10 I am not sure if you will get an official one from google.

23. thelegend6657 unregistered

Should work right ?

18. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Wow some basement dweller is on a thumb down spree

25. htc_prep

Posts: 303; Member since: Oct 09, 2009

Well I'm in Google's back yard in northern california (u.s.a.) and I've yet to receive it on either my s3. Nor EVO 4g LTE. But its live on the nexus 10. So patience.

5. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Rolling out means you will get it in the next days, not in the next five minutes! ;) There are millions of Android phones in the world, don't know exactly how many... one hundred millions? Possibly more. And they all must download the new application from Google...

6. naveenstuns

Posts: 184; Member since: Feb 19, 2012

february???? Which planet are you in?

8. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Sorry, I was in a rush just now! CORRECTION *April, not Febuary...

7. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

*April =_= Sorry, I was in a rush......

9. tatail

Posts: 261; Member since: Jan 08, 2010

Still isn't it 9th of April? 4th of February doesn't fit anywhere..

10. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

It's my brother's fault, he set his computer with the wrong time and date! I will never use his computer again, look at all the thumbs down! :( I should've double check the time and date before posting any comments, I was in a rush just now! :(

12. Topcat488

Posts: 1417; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

A rush to be FIRST to comment all the time, can do that to you... Besides you need Android 4.2.2 to download it, so LG/Sony... Not yet.

13. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

WRONG! I'm not trying to be mean, but do I need to tell you everything I'm doing? And what's so good about being the FIRST to comment, I didn't mean to do that, and this is not Youtube, dude! :( And you need to have Android 2.2 or higher to do that!

21. CaptainXperia

Posts: 15; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

s4 also not even available yet....haha cheers..

15. Phoenity

Posts: 16; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

get it now if you want. mediafire com/?h669cym6yzp1fth just add the period

16. Phoenity

Posts: 16; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

that's from droid life and android police

17. phonemonkey

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

looks familiar... like someone else might have done that first hmmm

19. Igneel unregistered

You peeps may download the apk here:http://www.mediafire.com/?h669cym6yzp1fth *Do it at your own risk.

20. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i got it. it's a good improvement. everything is better to look at, more interesting content is put front and center and there's a real noticeable speed improvement.

22. galaxydude1

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 09, 2013

I have received my update I really like the new play store

24. Edmund

Posts: 656; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

It appears to be "graphics accelerated", so I'm wondering if it uses a new rendering engine

26. loken

Posts: 462; Member since: May 09, 2012

android 5 will use card based ui i bet well holo , your times up; "hint hint"

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