1. Rutvij Kulkarni's Avatar
    S5 better than N5?

    Posted via Android Central App from my N5
    02-27-2014 02:27 AM
  2. prepaidguy9081's Avatar
    Touchwiz based custum rom
    Like jedi roms for the note ii

    No bloat and all the tw goodness for behind the scenes stuff.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317 using Tapatalk 4
    02-27-2014 03:09 AM
  3. Litlprince2's Avatar
    S5 better than N5?

    Posted via Android Central App from my N5
    RRR.. not sure if we are comparing phones or just interface here...

    I say i like touch wiz.. not a huge fan of stock android..
    03-01-2014 01:51 AM
  4. Crisdean's Avatar
    S5 better than N5?

    Posted via Android Central App from my N5
    I'd say go into a store if you can and test them out. First I loved touchwiz and didn't understand why someone would want pure minimalistic features. That was back in the day. Now I see the point as a Nexus owner and love it. But touchwiz is nice. On the Note 3 it looks ok and the features added by Samsung are worth it for me. So I say it's personal taste. You need to check them out for yourself as you'll be using the interface, not us.

    What's fine for me ain't fine for you.

    Plus don't compare phones as each phone has got different features for your needs. My statement was only for the infterface.
    prepaidguy9081 likes this.
    03-01-2014 03:15 AM
  5. prepaidguy9081's Avatar
    I'd say go into a store if you can and test them out. First I loved touchwiz and didn't understand why someone would want pure minimalistic features. That was back in the day. Now I see the point as a Nexus owner and love it. But touchwiz is nice. On the Note 3 it looks ok and the features added by Samsung are worth it for me. So I say it's personal taste. You need to check them out for yourself as you'll be using the interface, not us.

    What's fine for me ain't fine for you.

    Plus don't compare phones as each phone has got different features for your needs. My statement was only for the infterface.
    I can see why someone would prefer minimalistic.

    But touchwiz is good to run on a samsung device, and not just for the tings you see like svoice and spen.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317 using Tapatalk 4
    03-01-2014 05:28 AM
  6. Xsie's Avatar
    Android. To me TouchWiz is too "tacky"

    Sent from my HTC One using AC Forums mobile app
    03-01-2014 06:37 AM
  7. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    AOSP. TW even debloated and custom is still heavy with system resources by comparison.
    03-02-2014 12:02 AM
  8. bradley129's Avatar
    I switch between liquid smooth and M.O.AR touchwiz everyday so I guess I love them both haha.

    Sent From My Liquid Smooth D2
    03-02-2014 05:23 PM
  9. neonworm's Avatar
    I like stock Android better than touchwiz. I think it is cleaner and more simplistic.
    03-02-2014 06:28 PM
  10. Ace Charters's Avatar
    Stock Android here.
    03-03-2014 05:45 PM
  11. ffejjj's Avatar
    I guess i'd choose something in between. Stock is just to plain for me and TW is so heavy. No matter really i use an alternate launcher anyway.
    03-03-2014 05:59 PM
  12. Mooem's Avatar
    I've always been of the mind that the operating systems' user interface should get out of the way to make way for the applications that we use day-in and day-out. That being said, I'd prefer a minimalist approach to UI thus I prefer stock Android as it stands now. Heck it would be nice if they found a way to do away with the dedicated navigation soft buttons altogether. Unfortunately that would require a gesture based UI and I'm just not sure there's really a user friendly solution for that.

    Touchwiz is okay but it's still rather ugly in comparison to other OEM's UI such as Sense. I also don't like the strategy that Samsung employs of "throwing in the kitchen sink and more" that bloats up phone (I mainly speak of the gimmicky stuff like eye scrolling that was interesting for all about a day). This is of course all just my opinion as a lot of people like that stuff I'm sure.
    03-05-2014 06:18 AM
  13. rrballer11's Avatar
    I have an S4, the touchwiz is laggy, and ALOT OF BLOAT. I am Switching to HTC or Nexus 5
    03-06-2014 05:43 PM
  14. bradley129's Avatar
    I have an S4, the touchwiz is laggy, and ALOT OF BLOAT. I am Switching to HTC or Nexus 5
    Why not just install aosp on your s4? Problem solved.

    Sent From My Smoking Hot Galaxy SIII
    03-06-2014 06:21 PM
  15. dmmarck's Avatar
    Why not just install aosp on your s4? Problem solved.

    Sent From My Smoking Hot Galaxy SIII
    As much as this goes against my entire reputation here . . .

    . . . Some folks prefer to keep their devices stock, and not root/unlock or flash ROMs.
    brosko and Patrick Schroedl like this.
    03-06-2014 06:25 PM
  16. rrballer11's Avatar
    Why not just install aosp on your s4? Problem solved.

    Sent From My Smoking Hot Galaxy S3
    Is it on Google play? & will it erase all my data?

    Sorry, just never rooted before. Which one is the most user friendly? is there a vanilla andriod 4.4 one?
    03-06-2014 08:03 PM
  17. bradley129's Avatar
    Is it on Google play? & will it erase all my data?

    Sorry, just never rooted before. Which one is the most user friendly? is there a vanilla andriod 4.4 one?
    Let me send you to xda-devolopers.com go there look for your device and you will find anything you need.

    There is many versions of ROMs a.k.a custom android versions. Some allow you to set custom themes and other mods with a click of button.

    I suggest going to cyanogenmod.com they have a simple Installer where it will install there vanilla android directly on your phone from a windows or Mac based computer all you need to do is press next.

    Please reply back if you need ANY help I hope this helped! Here's a screenshot of the custom ROM I'm running on my Samsung galaxy s3.



    Sent From My Smoking Hot Galaxy SIII
    03-06-2014 09:12 PM
  18. Premium1's Avatar
    I like some of the additions that are in TW. Same with some of the things in Sense and other skins. Android is like the barebones, layout and for some that is what they want, but for me I like the useful additions the skins add, just wish TW ran smoother, but that is for another day lol.
    03-08-2014 10:08 AM
  19. satannik's Avatar
    I love stock TW
    03-11-2014 03:37 PM
  20. kgbkny's Avatar
    I definitely prefer stock Android, the way Google intended. I don't like any manufacturer overlays, whether it's TouchWiz, Sense, or whatever else is out there.
    03-12-2014 11:13 AM
  21. zedorda's Avatar
    I like stock Android with my own additions and tweaks.
    03-12-2014 04:01 PM
  22. bradley129's Avatar
    I definitely prefer stock Android, the way Google intended. I don't like any manufacturer overlays, whether it's TouchWiz, Sense, or whatever else is out there.
    So you don't like cyanogenmod or miui? they have there own phones now with there own version of android os so now there "overlays"

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk
    03-14-2014 01:07 PM
  23. thebizz's Avatar
    I love the functionality of touchwiz but it has become too resource heavy so I'll take barebones aosp. Except for the aosp camera software it sucks and needs some tlc a lot of tlc
    03-15-2014 11:32 AM
  24. DCSholtis's Avatar
    Stock Android

    Posted via Android Central App
    03-17-2014 08:49 AM
  25. Jaycemiskel's Avatar
    Touchwiz for me.

    Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk
    03-18-2014 01:00 PM

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