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Play Books 5.0.5

  • OS: Android 9
  • Tested with Braille: No
  • Tested with Screenreader: No
  • Input type: Keyboard

Results for Visual Adjustments: 75%

Test book used: Fundamental Accessibility Tests: Visual Adjustments, version 1.0.0

These tests were done by Richard Orme.

Summary

Most fundamental visual adjustment features are supported, with the exception of SVG images. An integrated read aloud feature is provided with visual highlighting. It is not possible to determine where the read aloud starts.

Test results for Visual Adjustments
Test ID Name Description Result Notes
visual-010 Change font size Use the controls available in the application or else in the operating system to change (increase/decrease) the size of the font. The font size change should apply uniformly on all the book content including the Table of Contents, Footnotes, Page List, Notes and Bookmarks. Pass
visual-110 Change background and foreground color Change background and foreground colour (May be through reading system feature or through OS settings). Pass White, sepia and black themes are provided on a tab reached via the button "aA" and then the cog button. There is also a link to the Night light settings of the device.
visual-210 Change brightness Use the controls available in the application or else in the operating system to change (increase/decrease) the screen brightness. Pass The display brightness can be changed from within the app.
visual-310 Apply high contrast system configuration The reading system interface and book content except images should respect the high contrast mode (invert colors) if present in the Operating System. Pass
visual-410 Magnify the User Interface(UI) Use the controls available in the application or else in the operating system to magnify the Reading System screen. All aspects of the User Interface such as Menus, Pop-up Windows, Dialog Boxes and Search Box should get magnified uniformly. Pass
visual-510 Change Font Choose from a selection of fonts, including sans-serif and serif options. Pass
visual-610 Support for SVG Check if a image is displayed below this paragraph. This image is in SVG format. Fail No SVG image is displayed.
visual-710 Enlarge SVG image Check if the image given in the previous test can be enlarged. Fail No SVG image is displayed.

Results for Read Aloud: 87.5%

Test book used: Fundamental Accessibility Tests: Read Aloud, version 1.0.0

These tests were done by Richard Orme.

Summary

Most fundamental visual adjustment features are supported, with the exception of SVG images. An integrated read aloud feature is provided with visual highlighting. It is not possible to determine where the read aloud starts.

Test results for Read Aloud
Test ID Name Description Result Notes
ReadAloud-010 The content can be read aloud Focus on the beginning of a paragraph or a sentence and initiate reading with text-to-speech using a feature of the reading system. Pass Read aloud begins near the top of the page, from the first full sentence or heading, though the start position can appear somewhat unpredictable.
ReadAloud-110 Stop and resume reading Initiate reading from any point in the book. Stop Read Aloud and note the last read position. Initiate reading again using the Read Aloud feature and check if reading starts at the last read location. Pass Reading can be paused, then restarts from the beginning of the sentence.
ReadAloud-210 The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user, keeping the text being spoken in view. Pass
ReadAloud-310 All text should be read in the proper order Sample text has been provided below to test the reading order. The Paragraph 2 should be read after Paragraph 1 by the Read Aloud feature. Note that visually Paragraph 2 is placed to the left of Paragraph 1 but it is second in the reading order. Pass
ReadAloud-410 Change Read Aloud reading speed It should be possible to adjust (increase/decrease) the speed of reading. Pass The speech rate is determined external to the app.
ReadAloud-510 Text to Speech handles punctuations and document structure appropriately When Read Aloud is activated, there should be slight pauses after headings, list items etc., rather than reading as if it is one continuous section of text. Pass 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.
ReadAloud-610 Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud Check if the Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud. Pass A light yellow highlight is applied to the sentence being read.
ReadAloud-710 The emphasis or highlight colour can be changed Activate Read Aloud feature as described in the previous test. Change the colour of emphasis or visual highlight of the text being read aloud using any feature available in the reading system or the operating system. The users should have a choice of different colours for text highlighting. Fail