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Instagram Update 5.1 With A Change in UI and Performance

Instagram Update 5.1 With A Change in UI and Performance

by Abhishek VoheraMarch 12, 2014

Few hours ago, Instagram – a product of Facebook got an huge update of version 5.1 with drastic change in user interface and performance. With the Instagram update 5.1 , your profile screen now loads twice as fast and  the overall app size is reduced to half of previous with a purpose to increase speed throughout Instagram.

Instagram update 5.1

Instagram till now followed the default Android behaviours for scaling to different screen sizes all over the world, but for its latest update, the company actually tested the Instagram update 5.1 on a variety of devices that aren’t sold in the US. More than 60 percent of our users are outside the US, says McAllister.

instagram screenshot

Now, Instagram can be downloaded cheaper and faster in many parts of the world where the users have limited access to internet or expensive data plans. The stock graphics of the Instagram is now changed with the programmatically defined images. They also says – In taking time to polish our designs, we’ve worked to make sure that Instagram feels native and at home on any Android device.

instagram screenshot 2

Instagram update 5.1 for Android doesn’t include any new features. The company’s last big feature launch was Instagram Direct, which lets users share photos privately with up to 15 friends. So for now enjoy the Instagram Update 5.1 which is faster, cleaner and easier to use than ever.

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Abhishek Vohera
Abhishek Vohera is the Founder and Chief Editor at Above Android. He is from Mumbai, India. Abhishek is a Software Engineer at Multi-National Company by profession and Blogger and SEO expert by passion. He is crazy about Android and a true Google Fan Boy.