After a long wait since July last year, Carbon for Twitter, at last entered to Google Play Store with support for Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher devices. Carbon app is a renowned Twitter client and it is earlier available only for Windows Phone and WebOS devices. Developed by dots & lines, the app already gain enormous news from the time it was teasing from months ago.
Carbon app for Android platform was earlier scheduled to be launched in the month of July but after a number of months, the app recently make way for Android platform. On compatibility side, the all new Carbon for Twitter is compatible with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or above devices, but there is no additional support for tablets as the app does not have any tablet-optimised version, like Falcon Pro and other Twitter clients on the platform.
However, there are many Twitter clients available on Android platform but Carbon app provides all the Twitter content on one screen, Timelines, Lists, Favourites, Searches, Trends, Profiles all are available at a single screen which makes the app different from other micro-blogging clients.
Coming to the user interface, Carbon has simple, dark user interface with a neon blue progress bar on the top. The app also allows gesture support, swiping to right opens up the Timeline and shows all the Direct Messages right on to the screen. The usual pull to refresh gesture is also available for refreshing the contents.
Key Features of Carbon for Twitter:
- Tilt Timeline to Refresh
- Power Scroll: Scroll/Swipe up or down using Two fingers to jump to top or bottom of Timelines
- Tap+Hold on Tweets to make everything clickable right on the Timeline
- QuickTimeline, home screen quick Timeline for Lists, Searches, Trends, etc.
- Rich Timelines with full inline images and videos
- Rich and HD style for User Profiles
- Rich and fun Conversation View
- Threaded Direct Messages
- Background updates with quick actions for Jelly Bean, per account
- Username Auto-complete
- Filters for Hashtags, Users, and Keywords
As it is the first version of Carbon app for Android platform, some other interesting features will be added in the near future. So stay tuned for more updates.