The Wikimedia Foundation has announced that they have released a new version of their Wikipedia Android App, there is also a new version of the iOS coming shortly.
The updated Wikipedia Android app brings a range of new features, which a more image focused design, improved search and more.
You can see some of the new features that are included the the new version of the app below.
- A prominent, contextually-relevant image at the top of each article (with parallax-scrolling) to engage readers in the topic
- “Read More” feature at the end of each article that includes links to up to three related pages to encourage readers to explore further
- Improved search functionality, including more defined and higher contrast search bar and a list of recently searched topics
- Image viewer that allows users to view a larger version of any image via a pop-up panel (image appears unobscured if tapped on) and swipe left or right to view the previous or next image
The updated version of the Wikipedia Android app is now available and you can find out more details over at Google Play.