Check out the re-designed UI on these Nokia Windows Phone models

Check out the re-designed UI on these Nokia Windows Phone models
What have we here? Why it's a few pictures of a Nokia Windows Phone model with a re-designed UI. Gone are the Live Tiles, replaced with a scattering of photos, clocks and what can only be described as whimsical imagery. One of Nokia's Senior Graphic Designers is responsible for the work and he has already been shipped to Accenture to work on things for Symbian.

According to the deal it has with Microsoft, the Finnish based manufacturer has the right to change the UI, but Nokia's CTO says that the company will not change it because it doesn't want to make things difficult for those switching from another device to a Windows Phone flavored Nokia model. Another reason why you won;t see this special UI on a released unit is that they were designed by the designer on his own and not as a part of any official Nokia project.

What do you think about any of the re-designed UI shown in the pictures? Would you prefer to see any of these on your Nokia Lumia home screen or do you favor the Live Tiles? Let us know what you think by dropping a comment in the box below.

source: PocketNow



1. josephnero

Posts: 783; Member since: Nov 16, 2011


13. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

You took the words.........very juvenile.

20. the_s2

Posts: 239; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Looks better than traditional WP anyways. #androidFTW

2. Caunsidh

Posts: 9; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

They could make an option to choose between standard WP UI and Nokia UI (not standard, but something new). That would be awesome, I think. This re-disegned UI is nice, but not something that I would like to see on my phone.

3. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Looks pretty bad

4. JSern

Posts: 282; Member since: May 22, 2011

Still better than Android

5. josephnero

Posts: 783; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

cool story bro

15. JSern

Posts: 282; Member since: May 22, 2011



Posts: 61; Member since: Jul 19, 2009

Who says live tiles have to be square and touching? What if the you could resize the "live tiles" and place them wherever you want on the screen and choose how translucent they are to your selected wallpaper in the background?

7. josephnero

Posts: 783; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

that would be so much better


Posts: 187; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

yah i agree with that same idea with mine! :) that would be very impressive if that happens

8. smartphone

Posts: 160; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

this must be not true when microsoft is pushing metro ui among its products windows 8 , x box , websites how come they will alow to change it in windows phone. It may some kind of theme or third party ui layer

9. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Looks like the homescreen set up of the old kids favourite LG Cookie,which isnt a compliment! The clock looks very android however

10. urth_key

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 25, 2011

LOL. They made the UI for NOKIA Windows Phones but they used an LG Windows Phone. Hahaha.

12. Henrik

Posts: 141; Member since: Feb 18, 2012

Huh? That's just the software emulator phone, it's no existing phone.

14. edrich

Posts: 27; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

Do not want. Much prefer Live Tiles.

16. xtryder

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

an ugly mess

17. chapizzo

Posts: 116; Member since: Sep 13, 2011

those live tiles get very boring. A new design would be nice.

18. djg71087

Posts: 70; Member since: Oct 10, 2010

wtf is that! looks homo to me (stick with what you got, live tiles are pretty awesome)

19. dan86

Posts: 298; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

looks good if they give it with the option to toggle between the native and the custom design...

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