Circle’s bitcoin Android app has received an honourable mention at Google’s I/O Conference.

The two-day event, which showcases the tech giant’s latest products, featured Circle’s app in its best-in-class category, which “recognises excellence in applying material design in the creation of engaging user experiences”.

As the only bitcoin or financial application showcased, Circle‘s offering was featured alongside notable applications including the New York Times – awarded for its elegant typography – and Tumblr, accoladed for its animation.

The bitcoin company first gave a sneak peek of its mobile apps at a CoinScrum meetup in London last September.

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