Poll results: Would you like it if TouchWiz really went flat?

Poll results: Would you like it if TouchWiz really went flat?
Yesterday, a batch of leaked screenshots took the web by surprise, suggesting that Samsung is working on a new, flatter design for its proprietary TouchWiz interface. Being the second leak in a row to indicate the same, we now consider it possible that the South Korean giant is, indeed, planning a design refresh — at least for its high-ends, including the Galaxy S6 and Note 5.

But not everybody's a fan of flat, minimalist UIs, and we still remember how the escape from design skeumorphism just a while ago caused at least a noticeable discord. Others, still, dig the new looks and embrace the now nearly universal focus on flat aesthetics. But what about our readers? And more specifically what's the split? That's what we sought to clear when we published our latest survey, polling you on just that.

For all intents and purposes, now that the results are in, we have a bit more clarity into what our audience likes, and perhaps unsurprisingly, the vast majority (65%) would love it if Samsung truly went for a flatter TouchWiz. The dissidents appear to be matched in size with them undecided folk, with a share of about 18% each. While ours is not a globally representative sample, based on these results, we'd say Samsung has the green light to proceed and implement.

Would you like it if TouchWiz really went flat?

Yes
64.85%
Undecided
17.54%
No
17.62%



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9 Comments

1. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Looks nice IMO

6. engineer-1701d unregistered

looks the f ing same does samsung want to fail no one like touchwiz only a dfew things from it, just go stock for gods sake dont know if i will support the next gs7. its gonna be hard. everyone uses google now or another launcher how can we get this through to them

7. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Not everyone share your opinion, so don't go saying "no one likes touchwiz". Also, why not use themes if you don't like the look?

9. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

If Samsunh goes stock. It is not Samsung anymore, and no different with another OEMs. You buy Samsung, it means you buy what they offers. I will buy Samsung again,though. Love their Gear VR, S-Pay and who knows, I get their bonuses.. Hehehe.

2. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

I hate Samsungs updates (still memory issue persistent on s6) but the new touchwiz looks kinda good.

3. TyrionLannister unregistered

On my S6 it's solved, memory management that is. It holds apps pretty well now.

4. Feroka96

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 27, 2014

I use google now launcher it's enough flat for me, I like touchWiz icons. Only the notification bar's colour bothers me.

5. cncrim

Posts: 1588; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

I really don't get the point of child flat look at all, maybe we just desperate search for new look and going backward to call it modern. I bet couple years from now people get boring with flat look then OEM bring back 3years ago theme then they called it new........ to me it is just icon and color scheme. Android OEM need to concentrate on optimizing the software, I'm more interesting what behind the hood like get useful feature such as better battery life like Doze, Do not Disturb, fluidity, better contextual, better RAM management, faster shortcut get what we want instead 5 step before get what we want.

8. avishekmukherjee

Posts: 362; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

Yes :)

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