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A look at Roboto, Android 4's font (images)

Google's Roboto font for Android is designed to bring a distinctive and human touch to Android 4.0. Here's a look at the Ice Cream Sandwich typeface.

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Stephen Shankland
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Here's a specimen of Roboto, the system font in Android 4.0, aka Ice Cream Sandwich.

Nerdy name notwithstanding, the font is designed to add a human touch to Android.

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Here is Roboto, in several iterations.
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Here are samples of Roboto. Note the inside joke: a self-driving robot ice cream truck.
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A specimen of Roboto, the system font in Android 4.0, aka Ice Cream Sandwich. From top to bottom are Roboto Thin, Light, and Regular.

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