The Symbian Foundation has been hard at work since its establishment. There has been a lot of work going on towards improving the Symbian operating system’s user interface, among others.
Symbian^4, which will be replacing AVKON (the current UI libraries and framework for s60) is scheduled by the Symbian Foundation to appear on the first device sometime in early 2011.
Here are a few screenshots of the upcoming Symbian user interface.
Of course, all this is still work-in-progress and may not represent the final outlook. The vertical list-style menu reminds us of the menu of the now rested Symbian UIQ, which powered the Sony Ericsson P-series – only much more refined. Take a look:
Still, what do you think? Do you think that Symbian is headed in the right direction?