Samsung teases the power of 5 in new TouchWiz icons

A week ago, Samsung sent out invitations to its first big Unpacked event of 2014 — taking place on February 24th — with the prominent inclusion of the number 5 in the title. Today, the company’s buildup steps up with the revelation of a new icon set, hinting at a redesigned TouchWiz interface and extending the theme of 5. Each of the newly rounded and flattened icons includes the superscript 5 after its name, suggesting Fun, Speed, and Life to the power of 5.

Images have already leaked suggesting a lighter TouchWiz for the upcoming Galaxy S5, though they haven’t shown this kind of gradient-free, minimalistic look before. Then again, Samsung did say that it wants to take its flagship Android phone “back to basics.” As to the S5…

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