What is the one thing that immediately makes Windows Phone stand out from its competition? Even people with little experience on smartphones will notice how Windows Phone’s interface looks and feels a whole lot different than the more conservative solutions employed by iOS and Android.
A design blog, Cooper Journal has posted an interesting look into the Metro user interface. The article praises Windows Phone for trying to push the envelope on what a smartphone interface can be. All the information immediately available on the start screen keeps things simple and user friendly, something other interfaces should also strive for.
Check out the article for a quick, in-depth look at Metro, it’s importance, competitors and history. It’s an interesting read for any smartphone or design enthusiast.