Snapchat disseminated a tweet at the moment saying that it has launched its new Android app. The app was rebuilt from the bottom up in order that it could possibly be quicker for Android customers. In rebuilding its Android app, Snapchat needed to take into accounts the various completely different cameras and chipsets used on numerous Android handsets. The choice made to revamp Snapchat’s Android app got here in 2017 when it turned clear that the messaging app’s iOS model was superior.
In accordance with Android Authority, in early 2018, Snapchat employees realized that the Android app was all the time attempting to run code within the background, main it to behave laggy. Thus, the choice was made to rebuild the Android app from scratch. The problem dealing with Snap’s director of engineering, Gustavo Moura, was the right way to make the messaging app run the identical on flagship Android units and lower-end fashions alike. Ultimately, the Snapchat improvement workforce was in a position to get it executed and the app’s Android subscribers ought to see Snapchat run quicker as soon as the brand new model is put in. As well as, higher efficiency must be seen on lower-end telephones. To ensure that updates are working bug-free now and sooner or later, Snapchat is testing them on a bigger variety of Android-powered units.
These putting in the up to date Snapchat app on their Android system will not discover any modifications to the UI. As a substitute, Snapchat targeting bettering issues beneath the hood in order that the Android app might run as quick as its iOS app. And whereas the brand new model of Snapchat for Android has begun rolling out to some now, it will not be totally out there till the top of this yr.
Initially recognized for its self-destructing messages that may robotically delete after ten seconds, Snapchat developed the Tales characteristic in 2013. Customers can submit a sequence of photos that stay on Snapchat for 24 hours to assist them convey a narrative. As well as, the favored Snapchat Lenses characteristic makes use of AR to assist add cartoonish options to a member’s selfie.