User Interface is what we look for when using a device or an application software. So, it is an important factor for a developer to make sure everything fits for the best experience.
Android’s material design is indeed a treat to explain and so, the hunger for a material UI keeps on growing everyday among the users. But, nevertheless, a good UI would always succeed, no matter whether it follows the material design guidelines or not.
So, we’ve chosen the top five trending Android launchers which you can try out for the best experience on your Android smartphone and enjoy Christmas!
1. Arrow Launcher by Microsoft
Arrow launcher is a Microsoft Garage project. We’re soon going to have an interview/conversation with Lawrence Ripsher (Arrow’s Founder) where he would answer some interesting questions on Microsoft’s plan for Android and we’ll also get to know more about him. So, make sure you subscribe to our Newsletter (you can find it at the right sidebar).
Arrow is simple and smooth. It mostly boosts the productivity of a user. The launcher comprises of five pages (Apps, Recent, Widgets, People, and Notes & Reminder’s). You can set any one of them as the homepage. To know more, head on to read the complete review of Arrow launcher.
Nova has been on our top charts earlier and it’s one of the best evergreen Android launcher. However, looking at the current trend, Arrow launcher leads.
If you were searching for a material design launcher with customizing capabilities, this should be your choice. However, it doesn’t support themes, but it does support icon packs. You can also check out the best icon packs to customize Nova launcher’s default look and make it look even more beautiful.
This launcher has emerged as the most customizable one so far. And, the developers offered the launcher for just 19 INR till January 1, 2016. Yes! It’s a paid application. But, it offers various customization options. It isn’t a simple launcher but a rather light app with massive set of options.
However, if anything goes wrong with your homescreen settings, you might need more than a minute to resolve it (complexity of homescreen management). It is partially complex, but once you get acquainted, you’ll probably love it!
CM Launcher is fast and responsive. It supports multiple themes. And, you can also set a DYI theme. The most important thing about this launcher would be – Security. It comes along with the CM Antivirus engine. So, it would also protect you from malicious apps as well.
Yet another approach similar to Action Launcher 3, this application comes with unique set of features and designs. It is smooth, responsive and attractive as well. There’s also a sidebar baked in …which helps to get to your favourite tools faster. And, yes, it is a kind of an all-in-one launcher as they claim to be!
Well, these are the current trending launcher for this month. We aren’t taking this into account as the best launchers available on the Play Store. So, if you would want to try any one of the above, we would recommend trying out Arrow, Launcher X and Lightning launcher being in the trend even if not widely popular.