Huge icons on new qwerty looks silly!
I can't wait 4 the new devices, but I'm so use 2 the BB Bold dervices with classic small icons. The new BB10 icons look huge and silly. Anyways, I hope the OS has an option 2 minimize, shrink, or change icons 2 classic view.
- 01-15-13, 07:56 AM #2
If you look closely, you can see the softwqre version appears to he in a rather early state. Just look at the page indicator dots which blend over the icons. Looks too improved IMO to be the finalized UI. I am pretty sure RIM will improve the icon display for the QWERTY devices, unless they want them to fail hard.
- CrackBerry Abuser
01-15-13, 04:03 PM #3
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My guess is that the pictures we've seen are running the exact same software as the full touch dev devices, so there isn't any scaling.
I'd be in favour of a little shrinking of the icons (I'm looking for say 5x4 on the screen when finished) but they can't be TOO tiny, just because we don't have a trackpad anymore, so they need to be big enough to be pressed by large manly fingers.
- 01-15-13, 05:40 PM #4
its not final software by any means obviously so i wouldnt judge to harshly on it BUT it does look bad. It also shows you that the QWERTY is still behind the z10 by a little bit and dont expect it to be released soon after the z10
- 01-15-13, 07:36 PM #5
One thing I like about the 9900 (and others, I suppose) is the small icons. They're like little diamonds in a lump of coal. (Not saying the phone is a lump of coal). The "compactness" of it all makes it feel like a really nice, tight, tidy package.
Small icons are hard er to use without a trackpad, so I expect them to be a little on the larger side.
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