iOS 7 is Codenamed 'Innsbruck', Features 'Very, Very Flat' User Interface?

Posted April 29, 2013 at 8:11pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 28446 views

Some details about iOS 7 have reportedly been leaked by 9to5Mac ahead of its debut at WWDC 2013. The new mobile operating system is codenamed 'Innsbruck', three sources tell the site, and as rumored it will feature a flat design.

The new interface is said to be “very, very flat,” according to one source. Another person said that the interface loses all signs of gloss, shine, and skeumorphism seen across current and past versions of iOS. Another source framed the new OS as having a level of “flatness” approaching recent releases of Microsoft’s Windows Phone “Metro” UI.

While the look will change, iOS 7 will reportedly remain be easy to use and there is no learning curve for existing users. System apps and functions apparently work similar to how they do now.

The interface changes include an all-new icon set for Apple’s native apps in addition to newly designed tool bars, tab bars, and other fundamental interface features across the system.

Apple is also said to working on a way to add more 'glance-able' information and system options panels. It's unclear how these new views would be implemented; however, one option discussed was to make them appear via swipes from the left and right side of the device similar to how the Notification Center drops down when swiping from the top.

Earlier today, the site also detailed some information about Apple's update to OS X.

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lannister - May 1, 2013 at 2:32pm
iOS7 is one of the amazing Operating system I ever seen for mobile OS it have all those features which a smart user need for a smartphone, when I see this iOS7 features video i get very much happy because these all things I am searching for my smartphone but I can’t find these all things in a smartphone which are available in market today but when I see this iOS7 features concept video I think that my journey of search is over, until the next i phone 5s ;)
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