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Samsung TouchWiz UX for tablets overview

0. phoneArena posted on 07 Jun 2011, 08:28

We take a look at the tablet version of Samsung's newest TouchWiz 4.0 Android user interface overlay, and find it unobtrusive, with some neat ideas, like the Mini Apps tray, and the connectivity toggles in the notification area...

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posted on 07 Jun 2011, 08:53 1

1. doubler86 (Posts: 320; Member since: 26 Jan 2011)

OMG Touch Wiz UX for Honeycomb looks amazing. I love the mini tray. I thought this was going to be the best tablet for a while but now I'm just more excited. Can't wait to buy it.

posted on 07 Jun 2011, 08:56 1

2. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

it looks nice.. still a bit iOS like in some respects, but the mini app function and firewall features are going to be great differentiators between this HC tablet and others. Hopefully XDA wont take too long in ripping this out so we can try it on other tablets as well.. since all the tablets are basically the same otherwise (HC, tegra2, ect)

posted on 07 Jun 2011, 09:57

3. Nine1Sickness (Posts: 382; Member since: 30 Jan 2011)

Way to go Samsung! I don't think Apple is ever going to cough up it's patents to you guys to "AVOID" patent infringements now that you've turned Honeycomb into a iPAD iOS lookalike. Samsung reminds me of every car company that comes out of Korea; they all have a bad habit of replicating the leading company's product. Hyundai for example, has two cars in it's lineup that looks exactly like two different generation Honda Accords.

posted on 07 Jun 2011, 12:14

5. LOLATYOU (unregistered)

what a stupid remark you just made. LMAO!

posted on 07 Jun 2011, 11:16

4. DIYguy (Posts: 190; Member since: 27 Feb 2011)

I hate touch wiz. It makes your phone look like an ugly kids' toy...

posted on 07 Jun 2011, 17:38

9. mikeypopps (Posts: 19; Member since: 20 Apr 2011)

Yea but straight ginger is boring as hell. the 3d app draw is blah and kinda annoying for neat freaks.

posted on 07 Jun 2011, 13:50

6. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

Ever since the ios 5 previews came out, my eyes have been waiting for the ipad 3. Sorry playbook :)

posted on 07 Jun 2011, 17:22

8. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

get they iPad2... maybe? sorry but the playbook its not so well painted.... at least to me

and why is this related with this article?

posted on 07 Jun 2011, 17:20

7. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

the mini apps tray looks similar to this idea here
http://www.phonearena.com/news/Windowed-UI-for-And roid-2.2-by-Ixonos_id17010

quite interesting that Samsung adapted it so nicely maybe it could work on more apps and other stuff :D

posted on 25 Jun 2011, 20:37

11. Zigmar (unregistered)

Surprisingly, looks ok. Sure widgets are ugly, but good thing about widgets that they can be easily replaced. The only thing that I hate is a gallery app, looks like crap compared to the stock one. Also the browser skin looks kinda lame.

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