We had tasted the latest WhatsApp version with a material design overhaul almost a month ago and now the update has hit the Play Store letting anyone using an Android phone update to the new WhatsApp 2.12.84.The update is more focused on refreshing the age old WhatsApp UI alongside dark green as its main color. The new status bar, profile interface changes and the transition animations are the major changes in the UI. Some of the icons remain unchanged and the beta version of WhatsApp 2.12.87 is set to even renovate those old bits. Also Read - WhatsApp gets Material Design update: 5 not to miss new featuresAlso Read - WhatsApp's new Material Design update for Android: First impressions
Google first came up with the material design language in last year’s I/O and the design philosophy focuses on how to bring the company’s product line into a similar set of rich designs. Material Design also lays importance on how the design should also boost the productivity along with looking good.