Samsung Mobile today announced the upcoming availability of their innovative TouchWiz user interface in the U.S. market. This unique and customizable interface has been made popular by Samsung's international products, including the SGH-F480/TouchWiz and Samsung Omnia. Here is more info:
Samsung Mobile's one-of-a-kind TouchWiz user interface has specially designed widgets to customize and personalize the way you use your phone. The bright and colorful icons provide a one-touch access point to a user's favorite and most commonly used applications and features.
Widgets are organized within the widget tray located on the left side of the home screen of the phone. By expanding the widget tray, users can simply ?drag and drop? widgets onto the phone?s home screen for instant access to their favorite functions.
Users can pick from several widgets preinstalled on the widget tray. Some of the standard widgets include:
? Web ? Music player ? Messaging ? Instant Messaging ? Bluetooth ? Games ? Calendar ? Clock ? Alarm Clock ? Navigation Services ? Account info ? Search
Each phone that supports TouchWiz may also include carrier-specific widgets for easy access to carrier?s custom services.
"Samsung's TouchWiz interface has been a huge hit overseas and we're excited that it is coming to several new Samsung phones in the U.S.," said Bill Ogle, Chief Marketing Officer for Samsung Mobile. "TouchWiz is all about customizing your phone to make it look and work just the way you want it to. The fun and exciting possibilities with TouchWiz include one-touch access to your photos, instant message conversations, music library and much more."
Samsung Mobile expects to launch several full touchscreen devices with TouchWiz technology in late 2008 and early 2009.