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For the past few weeks, a very talented Android Police fan Mike Smith has been working on something special for us - our very own video intro that we can use as a pre-roll in the YouTube channel going forward. Today, I'm proud to show all of you the final product.

Here goes - the world premiere of the official Android Police video intro (toggle it to 720p to experience the best quality):

So, what do you think? Let Mike and us know in the comments.

P.S. You may remember Mike from this gem he created to show his loyalty to Android:

Artem Russakovskii
Artem is a die-hard Android fan, passionate tech blogger, obsessive-compulsive editor, bug hunting programmer, and the founder of Android Police.
Most of the time, you will find Artem either hacking away at code or thinking of the next 15 blog posts.

  • http://www.xoomforums.com [email protected]

    That's just awesome!

  • n00bfuscator

    Very, very cool. Well done, Mike. Absolutely pro!

  • crasher

    This is awesome!

  • http://twitter.com/benmarvin Ben Marvin

    Totally cool. I love that the thief stole the Android Market.

  • http://canadroid.com BigC_13

    Looks awesome, great work by the creator

  • Bill

    This is just "Way Cool" GREAT WORK!!

  • http://www.stealthcopter.com/blog Mat

    Haha, I love it. Great work!

  • http://www.androidtipguys,com Caleb

    Wow, good job Mike. Looks great and story line works really well

  • wirbly

    Love it (seriously), but make it faster. Pre-rolls need to wrap up QUICK or videos get annoying.

  • Vince

    Great Job! I disagree with wirbly btw!

  • Mason

    I would very much like an android police boot animation!!!

    • http://blog.firstdove.com Christian

      Seconded! I've considered but never actually replaced my boot animation. But this is outstanding~ Will the usual 480x800 look pixelated on the Galaxy Tab though?

  • http://www.AndroidPolice.com Artem Russakovskii

    If anybody has a way to convert this into a vertical boot animation, please let me know.

    • http://www.xoomforums.com [email protected]

      For what size screen Artem? I know someone who can probably make it happen.

      • http://www.AndroidPolice.com Artem Russakovskii

        Probably the most common one (480x800?), in portrait and landscape modes.

        • http://www.xoomforums.com [email protected]

          Is it to loop endlessly or a picture to display at the end?

        • http://www.AndroidPolice.com Artem Russakovskii

          I'm not sure what would be best actually. Probably loop.

        • http://www.xoomforums.com [email protected]

          Sent you an email, check it when you get a chance.

  • Coco hime

    this is sooooo cute! awesome job :]

  • Appelflap

    Lookin' great. Applause

  • http://www.onlinetechworld.com Ako

    Second video is hilarous

  • Abby

    Mike = Pr0. Awesome job!

  • http://OMGrant.com OMGrant

    I recognize the logo from somewhere :P

  • Sam

    That was awesome!!! I love how the robber had the "android market" bag in his hand lol. Very professional!

  • Laura Lee

    those are the 2 best branding videos i've ever seen!

  • fluxgfx

    I still think that someone with more experience should come up with a boot animation for this video. It would be awesome!

  • http://aoisora9x.deviantart.com/ RougeCrown

    I still think that the materials could have been better... I mean at least try to have better lighting, give the material a bit of a glossy touch and lower the saturation? the shade of green feels very outdated.

    • http://www.AndroidPolice.com Artem Russakovskii

      Care to try and come up with something better? :P

  • mark l

    It looks awesome. Great job.

  • mastermind26

    Any progress on making this a bootup screen?

    This video intro was outstanding!

  • Bas

    Both videos look really good.

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