Claimed HTC G2 screenshot confirms simplified Sense 5.0

We got sent what a tipster claims is a UI screenshot taken on a test HTC G2. The G2 has been rumored for a while now to be one of the affordable HTC warriors this season, and might be announced later on at the MWC Expo, or, who knows, even at next week's HTC One event.

In any case, if the screenshot is valid, it reconfirms the new Sense UI paradigm of HTC towards cleaner, simpler looking interface, but it doesn't seem to sport the utterly minimalistic and tiled Sense 5.0 screenshots that were allegedly obtained from an HTC One handset before.

Let's not forget, that the HTC G2, or whatever it ends up being named, is supposed to be an entry level phone with 1 GHz processor and 3.5" display, so the interface might have been scaled down to fit the specs too. The screenshot resolution is 320x480 pixels, which is precisely the rumored HVGA display res of the G2, so this snapshot might be the real deal representation of what UI will be coming with the handset.

Thanks for the tip!

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8 Comments

1. wendygarett unregistered

Give me 200 new widget please... I love sense widget :p

2. imkyle

Posts: 1112; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

They wifi, battery bar, cellular network bar on top need to be changed. Same damn color green for such a long time. And have them all one color.

3. simplyj

Posts: 406; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

Wait, I thought there already was a G2?

4. yowanvista

Posts: 341; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

lol.. This is fake, it's a custom theme/launcher. You guys really fell for this..

5. feres13

Posts: 307; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

The previous sense 5 screen shots looked great : the sleek new clock, the cleaner icons and folders... This is...MEH

6. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

HTC dont have to change anything this is way better than previous leaks. HTC needs to work on lags and a bit more useful features and lowering memory usage thats all please keep sense 4+ ui or 4.1

7. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

HTC needs to start working on not sucking. Your chances of success improve greatly when you do not suck.

8. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

it doesn't suck, it's just heavy.. it's actually a nice UI.. Their chance of success will improve greatly when they can make Sense optimized and lightweight while improving its functionality.

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