Sneak peek at the new Symbian UI from Nokia

Sneak peek at the new Symbian UI from Nokia
Nokia came out during its Capital Market day and said that the Symbian platform isn't bad, it is the UI that is the problem. So the Finnish manufacturer is reworking the UI to streamline the system, add multi-touch capabilties and lessen the number of strokes required to get a task done. Other improvements will be found in scrolling where the rate will increase from 15fps to 60 fps, and Nokia plans on removing a whopping 350 user prompts that act as interruptions while navigating a phone. Available some time next year, the new platform should be three times faster to use, not to mention countless times easier. How good is the new Symbian platform? "Magical," says Nokia CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo.

source: Engadget via Phonescoop


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