With theÂ Galaxy S III firmware leak, it was expected to see some of it ported to other devices. It began with theÂ porting and removalÂ of S-Voice, only to see itsÂ triumphant return. With the trouble that has brought, perhaps its time to check out a less dramatic, but still totally awesome port.Â Samsung Galaxy S II I9100Â owners now have access to theÂ Galaxy S III TouchWiz launcher.
XDA Forum MemberÂ SmandoÂ has brought the SGS3 TouchWiz Launcher port to the Galaxy S II. The launcher looks really nice and is pretty slick. Unfortunately, it only works on Samsung based ROMs, so those running AOSP can’t taste the Galaxy S III goodness just yet.
The launcher comes in a recovery-flashableÂ update.zip, so installing is a breeze. Users then have two options: They can either choose the stock launcher with a 4×5 layout—4 columns and 5 rows—or a modified one that’s 5×5. The release has already received some updates to get some things fixed such as the layout of the widgets page. However, users will still get force closes on some 4×4 widgets, so it’s not perfect quite yet. This is still a great way for Galaxy S II users to check out the Galaxy S III’s software goodness.
For additional information and downloads, hit up theÂ original thread.