About color palette:

Android UI Color Palette


What are the color starting with 'A' (A100, A200)?

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A stands for Accent. They are colors that accent the primary colors. Here's what Google says:

UI Color Application

Choose your palette

Limit your choice of colors by choosing three color hues in the primary and one accent color in the secondary palette. The accent color may or may not need fall back options.

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Accent color

The vibrant accent colors are used for your primary action buttons as well as components such as switchers or sliders. Left aligned section icons or section titles can also take on the accent color.

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  • @Downvoter - Care to explain why my answer deserves a downvote? Is there something I can improve? Jun 30, 2014 at 19:45
  • I upvoted your answer, thanks. Just confused about the "accent" meaning. Jun 30, 2014 at 20:11
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    @Seraphim'shost - I updated the answer for you to make things clearer. Jun 30, 2014 at 20:33

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