Nokia Tease With Symbian UI Improvements Coming In 2010

By 10:23 Fri, 09 Jul 2021 Comments

Yesterday Nokia announced their 2010 year plans for major renewal of the aging Symbian user interface and pushing the first Maemo 6 device. But the fine news didn't discontinue there, since the podcast published actually demoed some of the UI changes.

Some screenshots of the recent Symbian UI

Next year the Symbian S60 promises to create better utilize of the capacitive touchclassy screen technology, bringing native multi-touch capabilities. The mobile Operating System (OS) will hold full advantage of the recent capabilities, reducing the number of taps needed for some common actions dramatically - reaching favorite music or video, creating and accessing emails accounts, etc).

The Symbian Operating System (OS) will dump more than 350 annoying prompts, which frustrate many users. Even more, Nokia will upgrade from the mediocre 15fps graphics when scrolling to the impressive 60 fps. The web browser will also receive its portion of improvements, benefiting experience, user-friendliness and performance.

Some screenshots of the recent Symbian UI

Well, it was about time, if not a bit too late. Still we appreciate the fine intentions and the fact that Nokia finally understood that the Symbian Operating System (OS) is not the problem, but its outdated user interface. We are now more eager than ever to see more details about the recent Symbian face. Until that happens here goes the podcast, allowing you a peek into the future to create the waiting more bearable.

Speaking of Finnish company's plans, let's not foracquire the Symbian won't be alone into the spotlight. Nokia also plans to push the first Maemo 6 device sometime during the second half of 2010.




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