Mobile

Grindr just got sexier thanks to its new Android design, hits iOS later

New_grindr
Image Credit: via Grindr

Mens mobile dating app Grindr plans to launch a redesign tomorrow that may make its available men even more appealing.

The new design showcases profile pictures more prominently, so you’ll have to work a little harder to get to a person’s profile stats. And not only can you see how far away other users are, but now Grindr will calculate travel time—so you’ll know exactly how long it will take you to go the 240 feet to your next hook-up. A company spokesman says this is to “help [users] to determine if a rendezvous is worthwhile.”

As an added bonus all Grindrers will now be able to quickly switch between both profiles and chats—navigation that was previously available only to Grindr Xtra users.

For now the updated app will only be available on Android phones, with an iOS version in the works. Grindr continues to streamline its process of getting single men set-up. Hopefully, other dating apps are taking notes.

Want to find out more about what’s going on at Grindr? The company’s Head of Product Matt Norris will be speaking at MobileBeat next week.

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