Snapchat Releases’Rebuilt’ Android App, Claims It’s Faster and Has Fewer Bugs

Snapchat Releases 'Rebuilt' Android App, Claims It's Faster and Has Fewer Bugs

Photo-messaging Program Snapchat has released its Pre-installed Program for Android users in a bid to bring performance for the Android Variant up to par with All the iOS version.

The redesign does not implement any significant changes in the user interface (UI) or navigation on Snapchat, however the newest version is expected to be considerably quicker than the old version with bugs that are lesser, The Verge reported on Monday.

The new app is designed to factor in things like the huge Android ecosystem, using its wide breadth of hardware – particularly for cameras and processors, that usually means that different phones can have widely differing capabilities.

“With this new foundation I would not be surprised if you actually see things beginning to come to Android before iOS sometimes,” the report quoted Snapchat’s Vice President of Product, Jacob Andreou as stating.

The company was working on this new variant for Android users because the start of 2018.

The company first tried to simply patch its way out of the issues with the old app, but eventually realised that it might need to rewrite the Android variation from scratch to achieve the results the firm wanted, the report said.

Snapchat declared that the roll-out of the new Android variant via Twitter using the hashtag — #SnapForAndroid plus an image of this’Snapchat Ghost’ smiling at the Android robot.


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