As we've seen in recent Pixel 4 leaks, Google has been considering a number of design changes to the Google Pixel Phone Wizard in the near future. For those of us who are not getting the next-generation wizards right away, Google is also testing a new UI for its proactive suggestions on Android.
At the moment you call the Google Assistant on Android, you will be presented with the typical language interface and a set of suggestions in pill-shaped "chips". While these chips are well suited to the material design specification, they are not well suited for trying to display more than two suggestions at the same time on the screen.
To make the Google Assistant even easier, Google is experimenting with a tip that has been obtained with a new interface for the actions suggested by the Google Assistant. Instead of showing you "chips" at the bottom of the screen, the Google Assistant in this experiment offers more traditional circle options over the usual wizard interface.
This new UI is clearly superior because it can display at least four instead of two Google Assistant proposals. These circles are also consistent with many other aspects of Google Pixel software design, including sharing and quick settings.
According to our tip, however, the suggested suggestions do not seem to change from day to day regardless of time and place. This points further to the early state of the experimental redesign.
We're not sure yet what's needed to see this experiment on your own device, but the best way to position yourself to get the latest features is Google's app. Sign up for updates. To learn more about the latest beta version of the Google app, visit our APK Insight.
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