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LeakedTT: Samsung's Galaxy S5 UI shown off in new images

Samsung could send TouchWiz packing with new Google Now inspired UI.

@CharlesJGantt
Published Mon, Jan 20 2014 6:20 PM CST   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

While Samsung's Galaxy S4 was one of the best smartphones of 2013, its TouchWiz interface left a lot top be desired and often received harsh criticism from industry analyst and consumers. With the Galaxy S5 quickly approaching, Samsung appears to have taken the TouchWiz criticism quite seriously and has redesigned the phones UI to better align with current trends in the smartphone world.

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Today everyone's favorite leakster, @evleaks, released what is said to be actual screen captures of the new UI that will be featured on the Galaxy S5. The images show off what appears to be a UI that has been designed from the ground up and features many elements inspired by Google Now as well as Microsoft's Metro UI. The app features metro-like tiles that display a wealth of information including maps, sports stories, and images from friends.

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A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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