An image has leaked online showing that Google is planning a massive overhaul of the Gmail service. Google are no stranger to running betas and trials, constantly tweaking and updating their services to try and stay ahead of the game, but this one certainly stands out as it’s radically different compared to the current design of their webmail service.
The leaked image shows off a simple looking interface, with a cleaned up inbox design that focuses more on the email, matching up with the leaked images of the new mobile Gmail interface. Labels are hidden in a menu at the top left, while a new button on the lower right reveals a menu with actions that users can perform such as setting reminders and composing emails. Stars have gone, or at least been renamed “pins” and the inbox appears to have a snooze feature for email reminders.
The current Gmail design has been in use for a few years now, but it looks like development has already progressed quite far, so expect more news on a rollout in the coming weeks, perhaps at Google IO.
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