The new design will not only change the look of Gmail but it will also reportedly come with several new features, according to the Verge.
This implies that more sites will be able benefit from mobile search traffic, which will benefit site users. "Unfortunately users can't always decide on the type of device they have or the kind of connection they are on", explains Mzamo Masito, Google Africa's CMO.
Gmail Go is available now and joins other Google Go apps like YouTube, Files and Chrome Go. However, users will find new items like "Snoozed" and "Indef" as part of the upcoming snoozing feature that was first introduced with Inbox. This allows you to quickly open Google Calendar, Keep, and Tasks without having to leave Gmail, and it would appear that you'll be able to add additional apps to the sidebar as well. However, some have speculated that if it doesn't happen in the next few weeks, the company may share more details about the redesign at Google I/O in May.More news: Apple to assemble iPhone 6s Plus in Bengaluru soon
Other than the addition of snoozing and smart replies - which we already knew were coming - the key feature of the new design is a modular sidebar that allows it to integrate with other Google apps.
The release of Google Go is the United States technology giant's latest attempt to extend its reach into emerging markets such as sub-Saharan Africa, where Facebook is also making inroads.
It's unclear if this feature is going to be compatible with non-Gmail users as the company asks you to confirm your Google account to view the confidential message. G Suite customers apparently received word about this Gmail redesign - so check your inbox ASAP because there's another important feature to take note of: emails self-destruct. As we reported on Wednesday, the search giant is planning to roll out a visual overhaul of their popular email client in the coming weeks. Google will host its flagship conference on 8 May, expect more announcements and an official unveiling after the show.