When comparing CM Launcher vs SquareHome 2, the Slant community recommends SquareHome 2 for most people. In the question“What are the best launchers for Android?” SquareHome 2 is ranked 13th while CM Launcher is ranked 24th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Simple interface
CM Launcher includes only the basics in order to make it as lightweight as possible. It has no effect or resource intensive advanced functionality. The interface is clean and intuitive if somewhat basic.
Pro Little resource usage
CM Launcher is very lightweight both in terms of size (3.6 - 8.6 MB depending on the device) and resource usage. It even pauses the launcher itself when it's not used to conserve resources.
Pro Very good when coming from windows phone to keep same kind of UI
Pro Very responsive developer
Pro A very efficient way of displaying information
Instead of re-using all that Google provides, the developer tries something really different. A very efficient way of displaying information.
Con Misleadingly drains battery life
Cheetah Mobile products, despite being advertised as saving battery life, actually drain battery life.
Con Some minor glitches, some minor inconsistencies
Sometimes SquareHome 2 doesn't act as it should.