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View Poll Results: Who wants to see TouchWiz 4.0 ported to the Galaxy Nexus?
TouchWiz looks great. I would love to see a port. 97 38.19%
We don't need any TouchWiz. ICS is all we need. 157 61.81%
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You seem to be confused... You're assuming that I'm referring to a specific piece of hardware.

I'm not.

Besides... Given that many of us will simply flash the ROM or that MOST users out there will simply use a different launcher... What does it matter?

I buy a phone for the hardware. I could care less what comes on it as it's going to get flashed anyway.

All that matters to me is that it's got the best mixture of hardware and that it will be (conceivably) compatible with future versions of Android.

I responded to one person's generalized comment that made it sound as though EVERYONE with a Nexus is going to bitch about not having Touchwiz on it - which is an incorrect exaggeration.

Touchwiz is still one of the lesser preferred UI's out there - as is made apparent by the poll in this very thread, no less.

I said nothing of the hardware. Don't read so far into things.
Dude.. we are obviously on the same side of this argument you just worded your reply to the other guy in a way that made it seem like you thought most people wanted touchwiz calm down.

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The whole TW vs AOSP thing is bunk, people. People like what people like. Get over it.

"If you like TW buy a phone with TW on it!"

...take a gander at VZW's selection and get back to me. No SII.

If they'd sold a TW version of the G'Nex, I'd have been all over it. As it stands, I havea G'Nex and am eagerly awaiting MIUI and/or TouchWiz (4 or 5) to be ported.

TW3 sucked. 4 is actually very usable. 5 looks like Samsung's attempt at MIUI.

...so yeah, I want.
I'll have to check it out if I ever come across an SII I guess. Mostly because it's hard for me to believe after having used TW3 for the limited time that I did before I couldn't stand it anymore. :P

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Dude.. we are obviously on the same side of this argument you just worded your reply to the other guy in a way that made it seem like you thought most people wanted touchwiz calm down.
Uhhh... Ok? I'm not actually mad here. Just confounded. (Again... Reading too far into it.)

The individual I replied to seems believe that everyone suddenly wants Touchwiz when those who want it are in fact the minority. (A well-established fact.)

Given that I was obviously correcting this ill-conceived perception by citing "the few" (who want TW) who do not speak for "the many" (who do not prefer it)...

I don't see how you could have possibly interpreted anything from my words other than what they clearly convey. The words - and their singular context - were quite clear.

Look... Don't worry about it. I feel ridiculous enough typing this explanation as it is.

Back to the matter at hand then...
 
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The touchwiz launcher and touchwiz Widgets is already ported just search for them in xda

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I'm on Verizon because of the network in my area...end of story...so I have Galaxy Nexus. A good friend of mine who gets no Verizon reception when he travels to visit his family is on sprint. He has the Galaxy SII He rooted it but has kept his TouchWiz 4.0 launcher. Its smooth and clean and has no performance issue. We run pretty much the same apps but his device regularly has twice as much available memory as my nexus. And as nice as the new ICS looks compared to the old gingerbread it still has some God AWFUL ugly items..like the hideous dial pad. If I could go out right now and get the Galaxy SII phone at Verizon and trade in my Nexus I would in a heart beat..and I would keep the Touch 4.0 overlay. I don't blame anyone for prefering the Touchwiz look and feel replace some of the still hideous (imo) design characteristics of the ICS on the Nexus.

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IMO if anyone wants TW you'll be better off getting a SGS2 instead of this phone

you get more support from SGS2 Devs anyways, and there are a lot more development going on over at the SGS2 forums


also by installing TW in this phone, it defeats the whole purpose of having pure AOSP in the Nexus

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I'm on Verizon because of the network in my area...end of story...so I have Galaxy Nexus. A good friend of mine who gets no Verizon reception when he travels to visit his family is on sprint. He has the Galaxy SII He rooted it but has kept his TouchWiz 4.0 launcher. Its smooth and clean and has no performance issue. We run pretty much the same apps but his device regularly has twice as much available memory as my nexus. And as nice as the new ICS looks compared to the old gingerbread it still has some God AWFUL ugly items..like the hideous dial pad. If I could go out right now and get the Galaxy SII phone at Verizon and trade in my Nexus I would in a heart beat..and I would keep the Touch 4.0 overlay. I don't blame anyone for prefering the Touchwiz look and feel replace some of the still hideous (imo) design characteristics of the ICS on the Nexus.

Just my own thoughts on the matter...not that anyone cares :P
I like the dialer Then again, I think most of ICS looks better than TW, so maybe I'm just crazy.

Also, the free memory issue is mostly irrelevant unless it is affecting performance, due to the way Android handles processes.

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I assume everyone here knows that TW is not just a launcher with ugly icons? Its has some fantastic HW accel. features we don't have like amazing codec support, camera and graphical accel. If you get rid of the launcher and the icons but keep all of the underlying features the SGS2 would rule the world even more. Or just them it then you can have beauty and the beast.
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There are some screenshots at the bottom of this thread to show what TouchWiz 4.0 would look like on ICS: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1420996




 
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why??? the purpose of the nexus is PURE google... if u wanted touchwiz just get a galaxy s 2... i dont know about u guys but im happy as helllllll to be rid of touchwiz and my galaxy s 2....... the phone was nice... but i hate touchwiz...
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