LG UX 4.0 vs new TouchWiz vs Sense UI 7: you chose the best one among them, here it is!


Roughly a week or so ago, we asked you to vote between three of the more popular custom Android UIs out there at the moment - LG UX 4.0, the newest rendition of Samsung's TouchWiz UI, and HTC Sense 7 UI.

Well, the results are in, and they're a bit surprising as they bring a brand new winner up front - it is... drumroll, please... Samsung's new TouchWiz UI! It turned out to be superior in a handful of key areas - lock & home screen, app drawer and notification drawer, recent apps menu, organizer apps (Calendar, calculator, and clock), and camera. It got 6,776 votes, leaving its rivals far behind. Undoubtedly, the trimming and clean-up that it got subjected have certainly turned out to be quite fruitful.

LG UX 4.0 turned out second with a total tally of 5,384 votes. It was deemed better in terms of dialer, where it left the competition trailing behind, but this was not enough to make it race for the gold medal. 

HTC Sense 7 UI got some 5,012 votes and came in third. According to you, it has the best built-in gallery and music player of all three, but sadly, but sadly, its superiority in these three areas couldn't help it rank higher. 

Surprised? Discuss!




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36 Comments

1. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

EXPECTED RESULTS.... ALL CAPS OH WELL TO LATE NOW.

29. HildyJ

Posts: 338; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Pure Lollipop beats them all. Give me Android and let me bloat it or not as I wish.

32. CoryMeetsWorld

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 17, 2014

Pure Lollipop is rubbish.

2. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

I find LG's UI just plain ugly and inconsistent with Material design's guidelines. At some places there are boxes and some places oddly shaped circles to fit the text instead of just a floating circle on bottom right. HTC is the most good looking in all of them, overall, hands-down but that'll get old too. At the end of the day TouchWiz takes the cake for me coz of its versatility and feature-rich options although it may not be the best looking I just slap a Nova launcher and I am good. Just waiting for the day few dev hop on and develop decent themes for TouchWiz.

4. nodes

Posts: 1160; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

first you talk about inconsistency of LG's UI, and then "...I just slap a Nova launcher and I am good". oh well..

6. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

There's difference between ugly and inconsistent. I said new TouchWiz is not good looking IMO (albeit lot cleaner) but that doesn't mean its inconsistent.

3. nodes

Posts: 1160; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

Sense just...doesn't make sense anymore.

33. CoryMeetsWorld

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 17, 2014

Said the idiot.

5. limporgyuk

Posts: 363; Member since: Nov 06, 2013

Fanboyism at its finest. 'Democracy is 2 wolves and 1 sheep voting about what's for dinner' [Patrice O'Neal]

7. TyrionLannister unregistered

Does anyone else think that camera icon on Lg's UI looks like a washing machine?

8. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

LOL.....I see it now !

14. Urosz

Posts: 52; Member since: Apr 01, 2014

it more looks on touch wiz

22. drunkenjay

Posts: 1678; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

no it doesnt.

9. Symon_Fleece

Posts: 351; Member since: May 30, 2014

In material design, sense 7 wins, bit i stillrefer touchwiz because it is the most functional UI. G4's camera UI is great also, lots of manual controls

10. Rain017

Posts: 61; Member since: Jul 11, 2014

ok i dont know about the poll if the people who voted here ever tried to use other phones UI but for me Sense UI is the most consistent and easy to use than any other the result in notification poll is like.. "Seriously?! LG and Samsung's notification and quick setting is so confusing and cluttered" the Sense calendar is So effective as well because its integrated with the blinkfeed too. dont get me wrong i used Samsung s4 before the UI is good but tends to be laggy in a long Run its the same complain that i got from a friend using s5 and the fact that LG and Samsung frequently trimming down their UI means that there is a lot be fix Sense has evolution from sense 5 to 7 is a subtle improvement very consistent UI the obly thing i admire in samsung and LG are the customisation of their homescreen display and animation but thats all. but this does not mean that HTC is a superior phone its just that when it comes to software its way better the the other android flagship!

15. RoboticEngi

Posts: 1251; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

But this is about TW on S6, not S4 or S5. So we really cant use those opinions ...

36. Rain017

Posts: 61; Member since: Jul 11, 2014

but the problem is most of here are just fanboys of TW and never use or pretended to use other UI the mere fact that touchwiz constantly trimming down their UI means they never been successful in integrating their software in their phones admit it or not TW and LG UI are more prone to inconsistency compare to Sense UI Feature rich UI are nice as long as it will not be buggy/laggy in a long run... its a fact

11. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

oh! the touchwiz won by small margin. for sure samsung fanboys will rejoice. but if touchwiz lost,, they will cry. they will bash those w***e pefer the other 2. & they will even want to redo the voting. LOL!

21. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

Butthurt much? Emphasizing small margin makes you so butthurt haha

12. twens

Posts: 1177; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

I've used htc, lg and samsung before apparently switching to Apple. If I would choose any UI clearly it would be touchwiz. To me it's the most easiest. Touchwiz makes android unstoppable. I mean there's nothing functionality wise I can't do with a touchwiz running phone. Simple features like deleting all contacts that's like hell on iPhone. Copying simple text and pasting them any and everywhere. Wifi sharing, the many options in the Dailer and so on. You're never limited with touchwiz. S6 edge here I come.

13. Urosz

Posts: 52; Member since: Apr 01, 2014

touch wiz won ayy lmao

16. gaming64 unregistered

Touchwiz. Need to have second thoughts for my answer. I realize it's better to have fucntionality/looks.

17. Sidewinder

Posts: 515; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

I used to be the biggest hater of touchwiz though I preferred Samsung phones for their top quality hardware. But with lollipop I'm withdrawing my statement. Touchwiz is much more smoother and much more attractive than anything Samsung has put out till now. And to think that such a massive rom runs smoothly on the 2 year old hardware of my s4 is proof that Samsung has done a lot under the hood to clean up their ui.

18. mokhtar

Posts: 405; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

i think xperia UI is better than all of them :)

19. rotkiv3451

Posts: 85; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

I really think touchwiz looks stunning on the Galaxy S6, so I gotta give Samsung credit for that. The phone itself though is still not for me.

20. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

Touchwiz has gotten so cleaner and more sophisticated.Though I still prefer the icons of Sense and Xperia, I am really impressed on the looks of TW native apps including the settings. This could be changed if tye other skins dont have onscreen buttons. Really, Really, those are ruining everything. The native apps just look distorted because of those onscreen thingy

23. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 891; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Sense all the way.. Its clean & fast.. Looks mature and inline with Android design..

24. zachki17

Posts: 294; Member since: Sep 14, 2014

In reall life the LG UI the best looking the most costomizble and lot of app and easy to use .. Touch wizz too laggy and htc not much app and too booring So lG Wins

34. CoryMeetsWorld

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 17, 2014

Sense is more customizable. Sense looks better. Is easier to use. Fast. Fluid. You are an idiot

25. OrigPhoneGeek

Posts: 27; Member since: Jun 11, 2014

Expected results, Sammy trolls spam the poll. No one in their right mind thinks touchwiz is superior to anything.

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