Earlier this year, Google Chrome, together with the Android model, acquired a visible refresh to deliver it in step with the newest Google Materials Theme type unveiled at I/O 2018. Nonetheless, one of many hallmarks of the Google Materials Theme, seen in the spread of different apps, the ‘Google Sans’ font, was not a part of the Chrome redesign. This appears to be altering very quickly, as Google Sans is coming to Chrome for Android.
In line with a new code change, posted to the Chromium Gerrit supply code administration, Google Sans is being added as a font for Chrome for Android. Whereas mildly fascinating by itself, as within the case of Chrome OS receiving the same font, Chrome for Android can also be setting Google Sans because of the font for use by a handful of key, foundational UI parts, together with BlackHeadline and BlackButtonText.
To make sure Google Sans sees most utilization, the developer who posted the commit additionally reset all kinds of texts round Chrome for Android to make use of the default BlackHeadline model. This implies we’ll quickly see Google Sans utilized in locations like Bookmarks, Contacts, Downloads, and History.
Whereas the change hasn’t landed but, right here’s an easy mock-up preview of what Google Sans will (most likely) appear like when it arrives in Chrome for Android someday within the coming weeks/months. As you might discover, it doesn’t look all too different from the font that’s already in Chrome as we speak, however typically it’s the delicate issues that depend