When comparing SF Launcher 2 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 8th while SF Launcher 2 is ranked 35th.
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Pro Easy to use, card-based interface
The home screen is organized into cards that can be scrolled vertically. Cards can contain widgets or collections of apps. Swiping from the left gives access to all apps and swiping from the right gives access to all widgets. These can then be added to the homescreen. It's possible to customize the order, color, transparency, size and what how much information or apps a card displays.
Pro Clean, material design inspired aesthetic
The look of the launcher is inspired by Android 5.0 Lollipop and material design. It follows material design color scheme, has a card-based layout and a Google Now-like, header with a stylized image of a city at the top of the homescreen that changes throughout the day.
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 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.
Con Interface is not optimized for widgets that can be scrolled
Since the interface is based on vertical scrolling cards, widgets that can be scrolled (like a calendar widget) can get in the way of easily scrolling through the list of cards. It is possible to turn off widget scrolling in the settings to avoid these issues, but limits functionality of widgets.
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.