Using default Galaxy S4, kitkat, Samsung Internet browser (chrome/chromium based), the latest update (5/11/16) to the mobile website looks broken. (Not on downloaded Chrome)

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Screen shot added. Title sizes are too big, pushing them onto a new line, breaking the flow and I know that's not as intended. The Paragraphs are also not filling the screen. Since they get pushed down, they align to the left edge, instead of the edge of the score/vote, so it's odd.

This is on both the main question list, and in the titles on an individual questions page. This also affects the answers.

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This update went live at 4 pm est 5/11/16 or so, as it looked better before noon.

My User Agent (but changing it does not fix it):

Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 4.4.2; en-us; SAMSUNG SM-G386T Build/KOT49H) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/1.6 Chrome/28.0.1500.94 Mobile Safari/537.36

Per other users, this is happening on iOS devices as well. Misalignment in questions thread and questions on iPod Touch (global)

To compare, how it looks on downloaded Chrome on same phone:

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The User Agent for Chrome:

Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 4.4.2; SM-G386T Build/KOT49H) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/49.0.2623.105 Mobile Safari/537.36
  • To confirm - this is the default android browser (aka aosp / Browser), not Chrome or other installed browser?
    – Oded
    Commented May 11, 2016 at 21:27
  • @oded correct default preinstalled. But it's not The Google Web kit based version found on froyo and earlier, it's chromium based.
    – cde
    Commented May 11, 2016 at 21:32
  • No repro on Nexus 5, Android 6.0.1, Chrome 50 though... Commented May 11, 2016 at 23:04
  • Chrome downloaded looks okay, it's the Samsung browser that doesn't @bacon.
    – cde
    Commented May 11, 2016 at 23:25
  • It's my first time seeing the new look -- it's the same on iOS's default Safari app. But it also looks the same on my Chrome. (Keep in mind, my phone and OS are both quite old, iphone 4S and iOS 7something).
    – pjs36
    Commented May 12, 2016 at 2:33
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    thanks for reporting, i will investigate that. as a word of confirmation: yes, we've released slightly updated mobile skin for SE sites.
    – Paweł
    Commented May 12, 2016 at 5:06
  • can you let me know what exactly version of Android do you have? i've tested it on few 4.x androids and it was ok..
    – Paweł
    Commented May 12, 2016 at 11:35
  • Also, check if there's a setting that may modify appearance on browser, such as text size, font, zoom, etc. I don't know if it's only my feeling, but the font seems a little bit different on the screenshot... Or blame caching. Commented May 12, 2016 at 12:42
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    Pictures from an iPod Touch: postimg.org/gallery/331p76w5u
    – warspyking
    Commented May 12, 2016 at 12:50
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    @Paweł I posted this morning meta.stackoverflow.com/q/322902 yet everything was fine till this morning and is like that throughout the entire network. Commented May 12, 2016 at 12:51
  • @Pawel android 4.4.2, on a Galaxy S4 variant. There is no scaling turned on.
    – cde
    Commented May 12, 2016 at 16:47
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    American date format hurts the brain.
    – TRiG
    Commented May 12, 2016 at 16:53
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    @Paweł I can repro this on Safari in iOS 8 as well.
    – Adam Lear StaffMod
    Commented May 12, 2016 at 21:40
  • @Oded: Just a note: In recent versions of Android, Chrome is the default installed browser (OEM bloat excepted).
    – ale
    Commented May 13, 2016 at 0:37
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    Yes, it should be fixed now:)
    – Paweł
    Commented May 13, 2016 at 17:40

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Per @Pawel, fixed by the design team on 5/13. And it looks good now. Thanks.

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