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The Evolution of iOS 7 [Images]

The Evolution of iOS 7 [Images]

Posted January 8, 2014 at 7:40am by iClarified · 34605 views
Sentry, the designer behind the popular Auxo tweak, has posted a set of images that show the design evolution of iOS 7's phone app.

Notice how visual affordances, iconography & button shapes inched their way back in…

We posted on some of the changes in iOS 7.1 beta 3 earlier today. Including a new power off slider.

What do you think of Apple's design progression? Is the design moving forward or backwards? Let us know in the comments!

The Evolution of iOS 7 [Images]
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A Random Mac User
A Random Mac User - January 10, 2014 at 4:05pm
I like it. It's no longer blocky and still stays true to iPhone. For the idiots who believe that it's looking more like Android or that iOS 5 or 6 were better, get you pr head out from between your legs! One suggestion: for iOS 8, the need to allow us to customize somewhat. If we can do that, then iPhone will always be #1!
Nat - January 10, 2014 at 9:02pm
Someone understands, they don't compare android or windows to iOS, only some who disagree, but by costumize, do you mean what K below said about moving iOS 6 and 7.0.x everything to iOS 7.1, if so then that will be our way.
Sayyah Abbas
Sayyah Abbas - January 9, 2014 at 11:59pm
Jaggu - January 9, 2014 at 1:23pm
backwards! defenitely
Orly - January 9, 2014 at 9:38pm
Forward thinking if Apple included the middle version with 7.1, but would make iOS 7 2x better is K's idea.
luk lukas
luk lukas - January 9, 2014 at 8:05am
R.I.P iOS. We miss you..!!
Orly - January 9, 2014 at 12:19pm
How about revive it with K's idea, he may be on to something.
HerculePoirot23 - January 9, 2014 at 12:56am
Apple is moving backwards. The newest iOS design is nothing compared to the current one. The middle and current iOS is the best.
K - January 9, 2014 at 1:49am
I know ios 7 is for redesigned everything and it's just circular buttons, anyway what I am planning for iOS 7 is to move every ios 6 designed apps, web, bar on the bottom screen (where 4 apps are organized on iphone), siri, and anything else from ios 6 to be moved to this version along with the 7.0.x look so everyone can switch between old and new looks to organize ios 7 how they want it either way they want it in millions of combinations. I have been asking if people will help me with rumor isn't this and making into a concept for apple to see, but no one replied to me, if you can help I can do this or get someone else to, you in?
iH85CH001 - January 9, 2014 at 12:24am
I hate iOS 7 but if I had to choose if take the middle one though
Cristian - January 8, 2014 at 11:33pm
I kinda don't like the new answering design the buttons are to small now many people will probably have trouble hitting the buttons on the call or message or reminder buttons I don't like it i don't know about y'all I'm just one . :)
! - January 8, 2014 at 9:58pm
The buttons are getting smaller!
ipadguy - January 8, 2014 at 9:58pm
Who really cares you are using a phone doesn't it work? you have to be a kid to care about what it looks like!
ipadguy - January 8, 2014 at 9:50pm
Fixing the zoom is a big think there's like 3 apps i'v seen that fix that n more he's right ^
K - January 8, 2014 at 9:22pm
@ complainers thinking Apple is losing design, ooh it's just damn round buttons, does everything HAVE to be perfect? @ People who wants customization, this was my idea since iOS 7.0.1 but I have tried to ask people how to rumor my idea and make video concepts for iOS 6 and 7.0.x looks to be moved to 7.2 so they can customize with old and new all they want with combinations and apple will get more iOS 7 users, so please help me set up the rumor somehow and everyone leaves happy.
BryanG - January 8, 2014 at 7:05pm
Just let us customize the OS the way we want. Offer official themes, and allow devs to submit themes. Themes that look like ass (about 90% of the ones on Cydia look like they were designed in the 90's) should be rejected, and only included themes that are complete. I wouldn't jailbreak after that...
Raul - January 8, 2014 at 4:48pm
Apple,stop messing with the aesthetical part of iOS and give us something functional....making a big rectangular call button into a button doesnt make any sense nor does it make things easier.
Orly - January 8, 2014 at 10:00pm
Maybe if there is any patience left, you can find out if the old looks of iOS 7 will be moved to 7.1, otherwise don't fcking update or rumor this if you always don't get what you chase after. They're just goddamn buttons, boo hoo.
gwyneth - January 8, 2014 at 4:18pm
Seriously? With the dark screen it looks so much like android! Why is Apple trying so hard to look more and more like Android? I have nothing against Android but I would like to see a difference in the display of an Android phone and an Apple phone! Contacts I want big all screen sized pics to show. Not silly little circles of pictures. I guess you can't go up only so this the part where Apple goes down in innovation first to hopefully soon go up again?
Treated like a Criminal
Treated like a Criminal - January 8, 2014 at 4:13pm
Still loving my 5.1.1. not changing it.
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