When comparing Yandex.Shell (Launcher+Dialer) vs Evie launcher, the Slant community recommends Evie launcher for most people. In the question“What are the best launchers for Android?” Evie launcher is ranked 7th while Yandex.Shell (Launcher+Dialer) is ranked 14th.
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Pro Number of Yandex widgets
Yandex.Shell’s default widgets include: an indicator bar which you can use to toggle various settings, like WiFi and brightness; a weather widget to show local forecasts; a call log widget to show you recent calls; even a birthday widget to track your friends’ birthdays. There are over 25 widgets available.
Pro Transforms your dialer
Not only is Yandex.Shell a launcher replacement, it transforms your dialer as well by giving it a new interface and some new features.
Pro Easy setup
Quick setup and easy customization without sacrificing eye candy.
Pro Clean interface
Clean without loosing detail and variety.
Pro Customizable with themes
Pro Animations are very smooth
Pro Very responsive
Evie launcher is pretty light and straightforward enough. Really snappy animations without too much eyecandy, it really drives home with how much it improves your efficiency in using your phone.
Pro Unread notifications badges on icons
Pro Great search capability
It finds the settings on your phone without having to fiddle through and search and scroll from the settings app, it also finds your local apps almost instantly as you type it with a swipe gesture. It also does the aggregated search through all your apps. So instead of having to open your imdb apps to find your movie, you can just use Evie to search from your homescreen.
Pro Backup and restore of configuration to Google account
Con Not enough functionality for advanced users
The in built options are a bit limiting when compared to other popular launchers, which makes it difficult to fit all use cases of users.
Con Doesn't provide much customization options
It doesn't offer a lot of customization, and it's pretty basic in providing a widgets, icons, and the sizes etc.