Rounded search bar being tested on Google's mobile site

Rounded search bar being tested on Google's mobile site
Based on screenshots that were posted in a report published today, it would appear that Google is testing out a more rounded search bar for its mobile site. There are other differences that you can see by comparing the current look of the page with the one being tested. The multi-cored "G" insignia has been added to the left of the new rounded search bar, and the search icon is no longer found inside a blue box.

Additionally, the headings under the search bar (All, Images, Videos, News, Maps, Books) are no longer hemmed in by lines on top, bottom and on both sides. The change to the search bar that makes it more rounded at the ends matches the look used by Google on the Pixel Launcher.

By the way, in case you were wondering, the test site was discovered in Sweden. So far there is no word from Google on when, or if, this change might become official.

At right is a new version of the Google mobile site that is currently being tested

At right is a new version of the Google mobile site that is currently being tested


source: AndroidPolice

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6 Comments

1. Icent55

Posts: 51; Member since: Nov 02, 2017

I First saw rounded Google's search bar with Samsung galaxy s8 infinity display. Who saw it before then

2. Zylam

Posts: 1750; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

If you are talking launchers, then Nova launcher has had it for years.

3. duckofdeath unregistered

That is definitely what Google needs to focus on now. The roundness of a text input box. Not the racist sh*t storm they're getting themselves into... https://www.expressen.se/nyheter/holocaust-survivor-criticizes-google-for-anti-semitic-list/

4. GJM1991

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 12, 2018

I saw it 5 years ago on Zooper widgets, and most launchers

6. baldilocks

Posts: 1414; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

I see we have a group of whiners.

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