Do you like Samsung's new Android Nougat UX for the S7 and S7 edge? (poll results)

Do you like Samsung's new Android Nougat UX for the S7 and S7 edge? (poll results)
Last week, Samsung  unleashed the Android 7.0 Nougat beta on our unsuspecting Galaxy flagships like the S7 or S7 edge, and the TouchWiz of yesterday seems gone for good - not in the most visible part like home screen iconography, but in the settings, submenus and notifications shade. 

That is why we asked you whether you are satisfied with the changes you see so far with the Android 7.0 Nougat beta for the S7 or S7 edge, both visually and under-the-hood, and, lo and behold, you seem mostly happy with how it turned out, at least from what we see in this pre-release version.

The brand new SamsungOne font makes the fresh UX look very different and more minimalistic, the clean and simplified settings list brings back fond memories of the Note 7's Grace UX, and the extra Always-On screen options from the deceased phablet are also brought in to sooth the mourning a little bit. 

Samsung also brought over the new battery saver modes from the Note 7, but provided the screen resolution changes they contain as a standalone feature, too, and added different performance modes you can choose from, depending on what you want to do with your device. This is a pretty intriguing overhaul, and, given that a lot of ex-Note 7 owners are downsizing to a Galaxy S7 or S7 edge, it is important that Samsung does the Nougat update right. 

Do you like Samsung's new Nougat UX for the S7 and S7 edge?

Yes
85.81%
No
14.19%

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  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(28h 3G talk time)

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8 Comments

1. Carlitos

Posts: 671; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

I can't wait to get this update! Changing the resolution is a big plus, battery on my S7 edge is going to become even more crazy than it already is

2. jimjam unregistered

hate they copied android double pull down to reveal all the notification/setting shade. I used to only have to pull down once to get to brightness

3. lsneddeff13

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 14, 2016

Has Verizon gotten this update? I tried updating to it on my s7 but it said the software is up to date. Do I need to do something different?

5. DurTeeDee

Posts: 151; Member since: Sep 05, 2014

Yes not use verizon they hold back updates the worst.. And use an unlocked device you will get updates asap

4. LanjaKodaka

Posts: 219; Member since: Sep 27, 2016

Craaaap. Each year passing by, the UI looks crappier...

6. ronjr123

Posts: 88; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

Really looks nice. Hope this trickles down to the Note 5. Sometime next year.... Or Two.

7. Pitrich

Posts: 239; Member since: Apr 13, 2016

Looks super clean, can't wait

8. Kevinwoo

Posts: 21; Member since: Aug 12, 2016

Looks somewhat like iOS

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