iOS 7 sketch based on newest rumors

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by henriknorem, May 30, 2013.

  1. henriknorem, May 30, 2013
    Last edited: May 30, 2013

    macrumors member

    Mar 11, 2012
    Haugesund, Norway
    Hi there,

    I know we're all getting a bit tired of iOS 7 concepts, but I've made a quick mock-up based on the rumors of Ive's new design using black and white as the base color for apps, with color thrown in on the buttons etc.

    As you may see, I've removed the "back" button, instead opting for using the swipe you may know from the music app as a way of getting back to the previous page. In camera mode, you'll just swipe the stack of photos at the bottom upwards to enter the camera roll. The album artwork in the music app are supposed to be clickable, making it a way of opening Up Next, where you can view your song queue. In Safari, you'll access the menus by tapping the blue bars, sort of like you tap the top of a page to return to the top.

    It's only rough sketches, but I hope you like my ideas.

    EDIT: I've done some small changes to the apps.

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  2. macrumors regular

    Apr 22, 2012
    Beds/Cambs, UK
    I really like it, good effort!
  3. macrumors 68020

    Mar 30, 2004
    I seriously doubt iOS 7 will look like Windows 8/Windows Phone 8 (minus color).

    From what I heard and read, it will look similar to iOS 6 but with flatter, less colorful look.
  4. macrumors 68000


    Aug 15, 2011
    Not bad at all.
  5. macrumors 6502a


    Aug 6, 2012
    1. Someone has actually considered a different status bar. Very nice.
    2. This looks great, but somehow doesn't feel like something Apple would do. Some of the apps have less functionality than before, from looking at these screenshots. I expect something quite similar, but not exactly like this. I still love it though.
    3. If someone were to recreate this as a jailbreak theme/tweak I'd be all over it.
  6. thread starter macrumors member

    Mar 11, 2012
    Haugesund, Norway
    I'm glad you like it! I agree that it might not be very "Apple-ish", but I've tried to create a fresh design, just (I'm sorring, but here it goes) thinking different.

    I also know that some functions seem to be absent, but (at least in my head) functions like shuffle are still there, although hidden. I thought it would fit in among the Up Next features, and opened by tapping the artwork. Panorama mode is found by swiping the camera/front camera/video switch.
  7. macrumors 6502

    Sep 8, 2012
    I like it a lot but I don't think we'll see something simillar.
  8. macrumors 6502

    Apr 5, 2012
    I doubt we'll see something like this.
  9. macrumors 6502a

    Aug 3, 2010
    Upstate NY
    I don't think it will be Metro flat, more like Google flat. A lot of the updated apps have moved in that direction so it makes sense for the OS to follow.
    I will say that I wouldn't be opposed to it though. I'm ready for a shake up however it comes.
  10. macrumors newbie

    Dec 1, 2011
    Shanghai, China
    This screams Microsoft. I think Apple won't go this flat, seeing how Microsoft failed on Windows 8 (which pushed a 2nd LTS to Microsoft, crippling their profit)
  11. macrumors regular

    Sep 15, 2011
    gotta love the european design sensibilities.
  12. macrumors newbie

    Jun 1, 2013
    Well done! I like them. :D
  13. macrumors 6502a

    Apr 21, 2013
    No, just no.
  14. macrumors 603


    Aug 19, 2008
    The Anthropocene
    Your choice of color scheme leaves a lot to be desired...
  15. macrumors 68020

    Mar 11, 2009
    2/10 would not update
  16. macrumors 65816

    Nov 16, 2010
    Congrats you made iOS look like Windows 8.

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