Play Books v 3.15.5 (Android 8.1.0) /

Testsuite: Accessibility

  • Name
    Play Books
  • Version
    3.15.5
  • Operating System
    Android
  • Operating System Version
    8.1.0
  • Assistive technology
  • Assistive technology features
    Keyboard
  • Last Updated
    Dec. 19, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
  • Notes

Summaries

Short summary

Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation.

Long summary

Support Results

Basic Functionality

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Basic Functionality

0/4
Operating system accessibility Not Tested
Reading system activation Not Tested
Open content Not Tested
Listing documents Not Tested

Navigation

0/5
Not Tested
Not Tested
Not Tested
Not Tested
Not Tested

Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks

0/4
Add a Bookmark or Highlight Not Tested
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Not Tested
Add a note Not Tested
Review and navigate Notes Not Tested

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Non-Visual Reading

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Non-Visual Reading

0/13
Initiate "read from here" Not Tested
Stop and resume reading Not Tested
Proper reading order Not Tested
Image alternate text reading Not Tested
Change reading speed Not Tested
Pauses in TTS reading Not Tested
Navigation in table Not Tested
Navigation between internal hyperlinks Not Tested
Move to the next block item Not Tested
Navigate by characters Not Tested
Navigate by words Not Tested
Navigate by lines Not Tested
Navigate the content by headings Not Tested

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Visual Adjustment Tests

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 75%

Visual Adjustment

6/8
Change font size Supported
Change background and foreground color Supported White, sepia and black themes are provided.
Change brightness Supported The display brightness can be changed from within the app.
Apply high contrast system configuration Supported
Magnify the User Interface(UI) Supported
Change Font Supported
Support for SVG Not Supported No SVG image is displayed.
Enlarge SVG image Not Supported No SVG image is displayed.

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Read Aloud

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 75%

Read Aloud

6/8
The content can be read aloud Supported Read aloud begins near the top of the page, from the first full sentence or heading, though the start position can appear somewhat unpredictable.
Stop and resume reading Supported
The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user Supported
All text should be read in the proper order Supported
Change Read Aloud reading speed Supported The speech rate is determined external to the app.
Text to Speech handles punctuations and document structure appropriately Not Supported Headings are read together with the following text as if it is one block. Additional note: the alt text of images are spoken by read aloud, which some sighted users have reported as undesirable if this functionality cannot be disabled.
Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud Supported A light yellow highlight is applied to the sentence being read.
The emphasis or highlight colour can be changed Not Supported

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Media Overlays

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Basic Tests

0/3
Media Overlays Playback Not Tested
Pause and resume from the same position, without closing the book Not Tested
Resume playback from last position on opening a book Not Tested

Navigation Tests

0/10
Section Navigation - Previous/Next Phrase Not Tested
Navigate to previous section Not Tested
Navigate to next section Not Tested
Navigate with pagelist Not Tested
Move to next page Not Tested
Move to previous page Not Tested
Text and media overlay synchronization Not Tested
Set and navigate to bookmarks Not Tested
Section Navigation - TOC Not Tested
Continuous playback across page turns Not Tested

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