According to a report, Samsung is planning to trim down its TouchWiz UI, and the first to feature this trimmed down TouchWiz is the Samsung Galaxy S6, the Korean tech giant’s next flagship.
The news comes to us courtesy of BusinessKorea. According to the site, “Samsung Electronics is expected to make an extensive change of TouchWiz, its user interface (UI), starting with its next flagship smartphone the Galaxy S6. The company is planning to reduce the capacity of system memory and greatly improve its function by strengthening core features and eliminating unnecessary ones.”
The site’s “industry source” revealed, “We are aiming to get rid of unnecessary functions and simplify our UI at the level of Google’s Nexus 6.”
The Google Nexus 6 is one of the search giant’s current Nexus devices and its first phablet. It runs an unadulterated versions of Android 5.0 (Lollipop).
Of course, since this is anything but official, take it with a pinch of salt.
Samsung is expected to lift the lid on its next flagship at MWC 2015, which kicks off in Barcelona, Spain in March. We’ll know by then if this rumour holds water.
Keep it here at Phones LTD for further updates.