Samsung Galaxy S6 apps and screenshots leak, showing a remarkably cleaned-up TouchWiz

Samsung Galaxy S6 apps and screenshots leak, showing a remarkably cleaned-up TouchWiz
An XDA Developers board forum member leaked four Samsung apps, allegedly from the Samsung Galaxy S6. They show a cleaned-up, simplified TouchWiz with a lot less toggles, options, menus, and submenus one may expect. In addition, Samsung took those Material Design guidelines by heart, adopting the bold colors and abundant whitespaces that defined Android 5.0. This also carries over to the new S Note app's interface, which looks simpler and easier to use than ever.

The apps can be downloaded from the XDA Developers board, although we won't be posting the links, as this is copyrighted material. Enjoy the view, and look forward to learning everything about the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge on the 1st of March.


source: XDA Developers Board

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37 Comments

1. chistoefur

Posts: 103; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

Please. Samsung. Don't. Disappoint. With. Touchwiz. This. Year.

19. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

I hope price in two months fall to Tartaros. We must all help for this cause http://www.theoi.com/Protogenos/Tartaros.html

23. CoastCity

Posts: 257; Member since: Mar 07, 2014

How exactly?

24. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

By not buying for two months... how else? lol

36. androtaku

Posts: 246; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

wait for 2 seconds and samsung will dump its price

33. tdslam720

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Jesus christ material design is awful. Have these phones with amazing contrast ratios and colors and have to look at a UI full of white screens.

35. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Where are the screenshots of the fugging touchwiz????

37. phichart

Posts: 335; Member since: May 03, 2014

My galaxy note 4's touchwiz is very fast... and very smooth...

2. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

looks good but i don't see how you can tell the ui is remarkably cleaned up from these photos lol

16. M4th3u54ndr4d3

Posts: 67; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

"Samsung Galaxy S6 apps and screenshots leak, showing a remarkably cleaned-up TouchWiz" No. Screenshots of the apps, not of the TouchWiz. Cleaned-up? What?

22. frankg

Posts: 173; Member since: May 14, 2014

Exactly! Kinda think this is a BS artivel. You can't see s**t

3. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

just remove those colors and it's starting to look like ios

5. FluffyBled unregistered

Why did you have to make such a comparison? You must love iOS so much that you see it even in the TouchWiz.

7. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

obviously, you're showing your fanboyism. Look at the leaked image especially no.6(top side) and no.2 (green button switch) you can already see touchwiz transform to be like ios

11. ArPharazon

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Those look like they took some more cues from stock lollipop, if at all.

13. FluffyBled unregistered

I found it useless to reply again, so just stop it. He'll find something else for sure ... what else do you expect from an Apple fan!

18. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

me an apple fan?! hah! you must be new here, just so you know I'm a long time apple hater. I judge based on what I see.

14. Exempt1 unregistered

Wow. It's a colour and a text/button layout. Which looks nothing like iOS. This is going completely with Androids new Material colour palette, which is not like iOS 8's colour palette and gaussian-blur-filled theme. Both palettes can be found around the internet for you to go find out yourself. Another point, the text formats are completely different styles and forms. Also, TouchWiz is waaayyyy more colourful than the bland iOS. It must be awesome getting paid by Apple to find things to sue over...

17. maherk

Posts: 6877; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Fyi, TW has always been known for its colorful UI. iOS6 on the other hand, was the 1st version of iOS to implement a colorful UI. So who copied who again?

20. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

actually I'm not talking about the colors but the style of the buttons. Especially at no.6 why put that button on the upper left side when the galaxy has back buttons?

26. drunkenjay

Posts: 1670; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

when did apple patent backs button :0 i never heard of this.

27. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

that's not my point. why would samsung put a back button on the upper left when it's hard to reach when there is clearly a capacitive back button for that. one step at a time, they're becoming like apple

28. Andrew5190

Posts: 55; Member since: Oct 23, 2014

iOS 7, but point remains. I do think Samsung as a whole is moving more towards an Apple model, and eventually when Tizen gets off the ground, they'll have their own in-house OS to build off of for future flagships, but at this moment, these ques are coming from Lollipop, not iOS.

31. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Quit bickering guys, UI design these days took their inspiration from Windows Phone Metro, hello Flat.

32. iushnt

Posts: 3105; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

It's good how you can fit Windows phone in every post of yours..

4. der3331

Posts: 43; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Look kind of fantastic!

6. sram145

Posts: 127; Member since: Dec 18, 2014

Cant wait till the MWC announcement.. Go Samsung!

9. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

How long to shipping? One rumor that is floating around is mid-April.... 6 weeks is almost an eternity in the smartphone biz.

21. sram145

Posts: 127; Member since: Dec 18, 2014

yea... that sounds about right.. i feel you bro.. its really hard to wait for few weeks to get ur hands on it.. lets hope they make the shipping quick

8. XaErO

Posts: 353; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

Judging from the above leaks - clean TouchWiz it looks indeed !! Now performance should be at peak, otherwise .. it's not going to give them much advantage !!

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