The fresh OS unveiled by Samsung and Google, Ice Cream Sandwich, comes with a new system font feature called “Roboto.”
Roboto is the fresh graphics institution used to sport cleaner looking fonts on the Galaxy Nexus smartphones. This new system font allows the user of the system to like a super clean typeface on Ice Cream Sandwich.
Samsung and Google promise that Roboto will give the OS’s show the manifestation of a professional magazine layout.
The system features a new target sensing lock screen. It also allows the user to add whatever apps they desire to their favorite’s plate.
Roboto even enhances some of the Galaxy Nexus’ other features. It is able to pick up the picture quality of the Calendar application, which helps build it easier to read for users.
Several analysts and reviewers have tried out the new font and said Roboto is far better than some of the present system fonts.
Liam Spradlin, writer for the website Android Police, had this to say about Roboto: “Roboto is a sans-serif font, keeping things easy and smooth. Its typeset has a pleasing roundness, and are spaced rather nicely, making e-mails, clocks, and menus easy on the eyes, and, in the words of one presenter, ‘a delight to read’.”
Liam also went on to say that, “Roboto may be a small feel, but it’s just one of the frequent new additions to Android that create Ice Cream Sandwich the most excellent mobile OS Google has yet cooked up.”
Roboto, along with a host of other specs and features, make up the total design of the Galaxy Nexus smartphones.
The Ice Cream Sandwich OS was announced on October at Google and Samsung’s joint event called “Mobile Unpacking.”
Google’s Matias Duarte explained his company’s conclusion to create Roboto: “How do we make Android enchanting? We establish at the beginning with the words. Meet Roboto. It’s a totally new typeface for Android. Modern, yet friendly and it was built from scratch for high definition paper thickness displays.”
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