iOS 7 vs. iOS 6: App Icon Comparison [Infographic]

Apple’s new iOS 7 re-imagines each of the native app icons. Moving away from company’s usual skeuomorphic design tendencies, the app icons embrace the f’lat’ trend created earlier by Microsoft’s Windows 8.

Apple’s new look in iOS 7 is certainly polarizing, that much is clear. Moving away from company’s usual skeuomorphic design tendencies, the app icons embrace the f’lat’ trend created earlier by Microsoft’s Windows 8.

While iOS users can rejoice at the removal of eyesores like Newsstand and Game Center icons, many aren’t sure whether this new batch of icons is an improvement. Complaints range from the icons being too colourful and out of place to being completely different from each other to resembling a terrible Photoshop job by a 14-years-old.

We’ll let you be the judge: here’s a side-by-side comparison of iOS 6 vs iOS 7 icons (thanks to @pawsupforu for passing along the great graphic.) What do you think of the new redesign?Tell us in the comments below.

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