Shortwave — an e-mail app for iOS and the net that serves because the religious successor to Google Inbox — has absolutely arrived on Android devices following 18 months of beta testing. Model 1.0 of Shortwave is accessible to obtain via Google Play. The essential model is free to make use of, although you’ll must pay a $9 month-to-month subscription to unlock premium options.
Shortwave was particularly developed by a gaggle of former Google workers to fill the hole left after Google shut down its modern Gmail various in 2019. Inbox was pretty radical for its time in comparison with rival e-mail shoppers, offering options like Bundles (which mechanically organized your e-mail by kind) and Supply Schedules to regulate when these Bundles would arrive in your inbox. Its demise was mourned by many.
Shortwave supplies many of those identical Inbox options, along with a sweep button for marking emails en-mass, AI-powered good replies, and choices to shortly pin, snooze, archive, and delete emails. The free model has some limitations (like proscribing customers to 90 days of searchable e-mail historical past), which may be unlocked with the $9 month-to-month subscription. A full listing of Shortwave for Android’s options may be discovered on the company’s blog.
As famous by Android Police, this newest launch seems to be an online utility reasonably than a local Android app however the general 1.0 expertise is nearer to what you’d discover on its iOS counterpart, in comparison with the earlier beta.