The search engine giant Google has finally started rolling out the updated version of Hangout 4.0 in the market. With this update, it brings the material design UI, improved message delivery speed, option to use Hangouts on Android Wear, outbound caller ID that lets you use your verified number as Caller ID.
New features in Hangouts 4.0 for Android
- Hangouts is sleeker. Now updated with material design, Hangouts has a new look and feel: items respond to your touch in more intuitive ways and transitions between tasks are more fluid.
- Hangouts is simpler. The new Compose button makes it easier for you to start a new group or conversation. Our streamlined contacts list helps you find the right person quickly. And attachments have been revamped and simplified, so sharing-of emoji, GIFs, your location, even multiple photos at once-is a snap.
- Hangouts is faster. Whether you're sending a quick message or video chatting with family, you don't want hold-ups. We've been obsessively fixing bugs and speeding up message delivery to make Hangouts faster and more reliable. Bonus: less battery consumption.