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XZ1 Navigation Bar Design Issue

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XZ1 Navigation Bar Design Issue

Hi all,

 

I just noticed that the left key on the navigation bar is larger than the right key (In stock Android, Midlle key is larger than the other two, left and right keys are the same size)

XZ1 as an example:

nav2.jpg

 

Here's a comparison between Pixel and XZ1. As you can see, the left key on the XZ1 is larger than that of the Pixel. In Pixel and other stock Android UI, they have the the middle key larger than the other two, which makes a more balanced-looking design.

Why would Sony make one key smaller than the other two? Would you guys please fix this?

Sony always has attention to details. Really hope you guys can let the developers know if this problem.

nav1.jpg

 

 

 

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Re: Navigation Bar Design Issue

I have also noticed this issue.

 

I am not trying to be picky but the right key (Square) is a bit smaller than the other two which makes me a bit not comfortable.

 

It would be MUCH BETTER if this problem can be fixed just by simply updating the system.

 

Cheers & Thank you for raising this up Kenny

 

Simon L.

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Re: XZ1 Navigation Bar Design Issue

@kenny-tetsuya I think they were trying to compensate for the fact that a triangle has a smaller surface area than a square with the same side length. on the screenshot of Pixel icons you provided, the triangle icon looks optically smaller than the square one, and it makes the navbar seem to lack balance to me. the Sony navbar feels more balanced.

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Re: XZ1 Navigation Bar Design Issue

LOL. I see Google is more balanced-looking though. The triangle on Sony does look a bit big to me.

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Re: XZ1 Navigation Bar Design Issue

Come on Sony, please forward this to your developers and let them know.