Supposed Facebook Home screenshots leak before the official announcement

Supposed Facebook Home screenshots leak before the official announcement
Don't worry everyone, we know that a lot of you in our readership are not fans of Facebook, but it's just one more day and the news should get back to usual topics like Apple rumors and Google App updates. Facebook is set to unveil its new Facebook Home strategy for Android tomorrow, but new screenshots have leaked today that claim to show what the product will look like, and it really doesn't look all that bad, you know, if you're into the Facebook thing.

The screenshots could very well be fake, but if not, they look to be a bit of a new design for Facebook. The new News Feed UI that has been rolling out has been pushing Facebook towards a cleaner design, and the leaked shots definitely show a more minimalistic approach. It looks nice, but the UI in these shots looks more like Google design than Facebook with the circular profile pictures, and emphasis on images. 

Whether or not they are real, we will find out tomorrow. So, it's just a countdown until then.

source: 9to5Google



1. joey18

Posts: 673; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

who is next bin laden phone

2. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Yup and it fires rockets by pressing the power button!

3. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i hope a launcher will launch along with the HTC First so we'll all get to try out this new Facebook experience. o:

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You may be on to something King.

4. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

If it's exactly how it looks in the picture (doubt it will), it actually looks great. But one thing that concerns me is the hardware and the fate of the phone.

17. Luisit0

Posts: 73; Member since: Feb 18, 2013

maybe its an ios-style launcher, u know so minimalistic and lightweight that it doesnt need powerful hardware to make it fast and smooth.

6. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Weird, i can't get my head around a whole Facebook phone. Just doesn't seem right. It will only be "right" if they actually made really good Facebook apps for iOS, Android, WP, BB, etc.


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

It will have a bigger Buffer size of may-be 128MBĀ®

10. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I just checked the reviews for the Facebook App for Android and here's what I found: 5 star - 3,013, 382 4 star - 1,034, 291 3 star - 777, 819 2 star - 420, 153 1 star - 1,300,332 When you have over 1 million 1 star reviews, one would think you would revamp the app. Facebook apparently finds making a phone more important than supporting their apps on OS's.

13. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

They are heavily updating the desktop version, but they have slipped on their mobile apps. I mean why?! They are the largest website on Earth and making millions, but they can't simply update their apps. Embarassing.

18. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Because I don't think they earn much from the apps...

14. thelegend6657 unregistered

Although the current native code based Facebook android app is miles ahead of the old HTML5 based app , there are however a few problems . 1. I don't think its well optimesed for tablets , especially those with ultra high resolution screen , (Nexus 10 , transformer infinity etc ) . 2. You can't save a photo , so if you want to save a photo your friend posted you have to share and send a email to yourself or go 3. No.option to delete comments or edit them 4. The new reply feature for comments on pages wasn't here yet , you know somebody reply to your comments but you can't reply back . 5. Notifications are flawed . I set up Facebook on iPod touch , GS2 and iPad. Guess what , if I have a notification I always receive it first on those iOS device or worst sometimes the notification don't get pushed so I don't get any notification at all on my lock screen etc . 6. I would consider the iOS version more stable (no offense, just my personal opinion ) 7. Last time all your photos uploaded from mobile will go into the album mobile uploades , now you can pick an existing album , but not create a new album . (Seriously ? )

7. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

Wow, this really just looks incredibl.....y like something I dont want near/on my phone. Thanks, but no thanks facebook.

9. ahhxd717

Posts: 332; Member since: Dec 08, 2011

While I'm a pretty active Facebook user, idk how I feel about a Facebook phone. I think that's it's meant to target teens more so than others; I remember when MySpace was a thing and seeing a MySpace phone (made by Helios or something that sounded like that) and wanting it, but I was like 13. But if Facebook makes a quick speedy launcher with excellent, but not too intrusive Facebook integration, I may consider it as only a Launcher download from the Play Store. I mean, let's be honest those of us who use Facebook look at our news feeds multiple times a day (usually).

11. kazuya

Posts: 4; Member since: Apr 03, 2013

facebook is getting lame these days with its guesses for me to not using fb app..bye

12. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

No thank you!

15. dwgit

Posts: 37; Member since: Dec 24, 2012

at list its better than the blackberry

16. bluescreen

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

i would never get a facebook phone considering they archive and save every single thing anyone does on their willing to bet they have a way to save every text and call u make....wouldnt put it past them to try it anyways

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