05-10-2014 04:44 PM
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  1. Redx's Avatar
    So I got a Moto X yesterday for my work phone. I have a S3 as my personal phone and much more impressed with the interface/function of the S3 over the Moto X

    S3 you can hide apps that are preinstalled. You can re-arrange the toggle's in the drop down notification bar. You don't have At&t in the top bar. Opening the phone section does not easily show you how to view the contacts or missed/recent calls. You have to see the icons and understand them. No sd card in Moto X. Have percent in top bar for battery.

    But its much better than my ancient Lg Phoenix phone for work! lol
    05-02-2014 08:04 PM
  2. 4runnerbrett's Avatar
    Ya you can disable apps on moto x too. And get the battery percentage thing by downloading a app.
    05-02-2014 08:08 PM
  3. zedorda's Avatar
    So I got a Moto X yesterday for my work phone. I have a S3 as my personal phone and much more impressed with the interface/function of the S3 over the Moto X

    S3 you can hide apps that are preinstalled. You can re-arrange the toggle's in the drop down notification bar. You don't have At&t in the top bar. Opening the phone section does not easily show you how to view the contacts or missed/recent calls. You have to see the icons and understand them. No sd card in Moto X. Have percent in top bar for battery.

    But its much better than my ancient Lg Phoenix phone for work! lol
    So your a TouchWiz fan thank you captain obvious.
    05-02-2014 08:13 PM
  4. Redx's Avatar
    Ya you can disable apps on moto x too. And get the battery percentage thing by downloading a app.
    you can hide apps? How. I like how I can have the percentage without downloading anything
    05-02-2014 08:13 PM
  5. Redx's Avatar
    So your a TouchWiz fan thank you captain obvious.
    I just like the customization that you can do. I figured with Kit kat this would be better than s3
    05-02-2014 08:16 PM
  6. zedorda's Avatar
    I just like the customization that you can do. I figured with Kit kat this would be better than s3
    Just because you can't figure it out doesn't mean it can't be done.
    05-02-2014 08:17 PM
  7. BlueGoldAce's Avatar
    Agreed. You going to be in the minority preferring the S3 over the moto x.

    Honestly, a lot of people prefer it over the S5....

    Thats the beauty of android market...you can download things to do almost anything. With the S3 you are forced to live in the "customizable" interface of touchwize. I had the s5 for 14 days, returned it. Order a moto x a few days ago.
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    05-02-2014 08:24 PM
  8. Redx's Avatar
    Did find out how to hide apps but it wasn't an easy thing to find or as simple to do
    05-02-2014 08:37 PM
  9. limitbreak09's Avatar
    I Had s3, I have OGP currently, had the option to get S5 or M8 or Z2, but I bought Moto X

    Posted via Android Central App
    05-02-2014 08:40 PM
  10. ultravisitor's Avatar
    Have percent in top bar for battery.
    I find this unnecessary now because I'm not constantly worrying about the battery with my Moto X. I suppose many phones don't come with that luxury.

    Plus, if I absolutely HAVE to see the battery percentage, it's in the notification pulldown.
    cordoni likes this.
    05-02-2014 08:59 PM
  11. neonworm's Avatar
    Agreed. You going to be in the minority preferring the S3 over the moto x.

    Honestly, a lot of people prefer it over the S5....

    Thats the beauty of android market...you can download things to do almost anything. With the moto x you are forced to live in the "customizable" interface of touchwize. I had the s5 for 14 days, returned it. Order a moto x a few days ago.
    Huh? The Moto X doesn't have TouchWiz...
    05-02-2014 09:29 PM
  12. BlueGoldAce's Avatar
    Meant s3
    05-02-2014 09:29 PM
  13. Clocks's Avatar
    If you really like TouchWiz samsung phones are where it's at. Maybe this thread should have been called "I don't like stock kitkat as much as I like TouchWiz on my s3".
    Wlctttrue and anon(464338) like this.
    05-03-2014 06:11 AM
  14. ericizzy1's Avatar
    i also like my friends honda civic compared to his friends BMW 750. HONDA rocks!!!!
    05-03-2014 04:55 PM
  15. eric002's Avatar
    I will always like natural vanilla stock Android over TouchWiz or HTC Sense I love my moto X for nothing I really wished I had instead of it of course

    Posted via Android Central App
    05-03-2014 05:04 PM
  16. benhaube's Avatar
    Samsung phones are crap. Anything with touchwhiz is crap. I switched from the s4 to the moto x. The sad thing is that even though the S4 is the faster phone on paper the moto x blows the S4 out of the water. Why? Because there is no touchwhiz.

    Sent from my XT1060 using AC Forums mobile app
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    05-03-2014 05:37 PM
  17. Brady KEITH's Avatar
    So I got a Moto X yesterday for my work phone. I have a S3 as my personal phone and much more impressed with the interface/function of the S3 over the Moto X

    S3 you can hide apps that are preinstalled. You can re-arrange the toggle's in the drop down notification bar. You don't have At&t in the top bar. Opening the phone section does not easily show you how to view the contacts or missed/recent calls. You have to see the icons and understand them. No sd card in Moto X. Have percent in top bar for battery.

    But its much better than my ancient Lg Phoenix phone for work! lol
    my guess is that you were used to the SGS3's touchwiz, and are now using pure-ish Android for the first time. you'll get used to the X, and over time may prefer the X's interface over the SGS3. as with any new device, there's a learning curve up front.

    1. it looks like you discovered how to disable apps.
    2. as for toggles in the notification shade, there should be fewer of them on the X than the SGS3, which may make it easier to find what you're looking for.
    3. a few users addressed your dialer concerns in your other thread.
    4. icons must be both seen and understood, as was the case with the SGS3 and any other smartphone that i'm aware of.
    5. true, there's no sd card; embrace the cloud.
    6. there should be apps in the play store that provide a battery percentage in the notification bar (or even a widget).

    i'd recommend using the X for awhile...i bet it grows on you.
    05-03-2014 06:05 PM
  18. gingersnapgirl's Avatar
    You can re-arrange the toggle's in the drop down notification bar.
    an app called Notification Toggle will help with this. This was the ONLY thing I missed about my S3. I miss it no more.

    You can also configure it to show the battery percentage in the notification bar.
    Redx and rexbaumgartner like this.
    05-03-2014 07:40 PM
  19. Redx's Avatar
    Yeah I'm used to touchwiz. I'm sure this will grow on me, but just not used to it. It might be much better but I'm used to the easy customization.
    05-03-2014 07:42 PM
  20. Redx's Avatar
    an app called Notification Toggle will help with this. This was the ONLY thing I missed about my S3. I miss it no more.

    You can also configure it to show the battery percentage in the notification bar.
    Thanks, that helps a lot
    benhaube likes this.
    05-03-2014 07:58 PM
  21. limitbreak09's Avatar
    Yeah I'm used to touchwiz. I'm sure this will grow on me, but just not used to it. It might be much better but I'm used to the easy customization.
    Your on the beggining stage, and wait when you hit the transition stage of going to a stock android fones.... My first smartphone was S3 and I loved it so much, everytime I looked at other smartphones, especially Nexus and other stock android phones, I was like wow Idk why people like those types of fones, they are boring and etc etc.. But after couple of years, I got bored with samsung and other fones with their gimmicky features, so all I want now is nexus or a fone with stock android

    Posted via Android Central App
    05-03-2014 08:21 PM
  22. Snake Griffin's Avatar
    Coming from an S3 I could not disagree with you more, granted I never did like Touchwiz that much.

    Software aside since that's a preference thing, the Moto X hardware is much better than the s3. Not to mention the build quality.

    Posted via Android Central App
    05-04-2014 01:13 AM
  23. Ry's Avatar
    S3 you can hide apps that are preinstalled.
    You can do this on the Moto X as well.

    You can re-arrange the toggle's in the drop down notification bar.
    Correct. You can't do this with the stock Moto X.

    You don't have At&t in the top bar.
    This only applies to the AT&T model, IIRC.

    Opening the phone section does not easily show you how to view the contacts or missed/recent calls. You have to see the icons and understand them.
    Favorites and frequent pop up first. That's good enough for me. Call history is on the left button. Contacts? I blame Google when they separated out the Contacts into it's own app away from the Dialer app.

    No sd card in Moto X.
    Yawn.

    Have percent in top bar for battery.
    You could fix this with an app or use the Notification Shade to get the "actual" percentage.
    Aquila likes this.
    05-09-2014 01:11 PM
  24. b_slow1's Avatar
    If you prefer the S3, then keep the S3. Ain't freedom grand? Obviously, if the Moto X was for everyone, it would have sold better than it did.
    05-09-2014 02:59 PM
  25. Brady KEITH's Avatar
    If you prefer the S3, then keep the S3.
    Refer to first sentence of OP's opening post.
    05-09-2014 06:20 PM
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