Author Topic: Android P might adopt gesture-based navigation with an iPhone X style navigation bar  (Read 194 times)


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We all know that the Android navigation bar looks like, it has been the same since Android began, whether it be hardware buttons or software buttons, there was always a home button in the middle, a back button on one side and either a recent apps or options button on the other side. This navigation bar is one of the core fundamentals of Android and something that all users are familiar with.  This might be changing soon though, a screenshot that showed up on a Google blog post seemed to be from a newer version of the Android P beta and it had a different navigation bar. You can see the 'new' navigation bar below and compare it to the current navigation bar right below it.  Possible Android P DP2 Navigation Bar:   Android P DP1 Navigation Bar:   It seems as if the home button has been replaced with a pill-shaped button similar to what is found on the iPhone X. It isn't clear whether the new home button will still be a button or a swipe gesture like on the iPhone X. The recent apps but...