Today Instagram has been updated to version 5.1 which brings big improvements while also making the application smaller in size. As you can see from the pictures above, the new redesign is more of a modification to the UI. With this flatter look, the developers behind Instagram have also been able to make the application smaller in size which gives it a performance boost.
This update brings it closer to the iOS version in looks. While that is not the most pleasent thing for Android lovers to hear, at least it shows that they are trying to improve the application experience for all of their users.
Improved design!Introducing an updated design for Instagram on Android, making it faster and more responsive. All of your favorite features with an improved interface.