When comparing CM Launcher 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 CM Launcher is ranked 24th.
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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 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 Misleadingly drains battery life
Cheetah Mobile products, despite being advertised as saving battery life, actually drain battery life.
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.