It seems that on my Nexus One, the home screen and launcher screen essentially serve the same purpose: Host application icons, allowing you to launch them.
Are there any other differences, other than the names and the way to reach these screens?
For example, can the launcher screen include widgets?
The main difference is that the launcher screen contains all installed apps on your system. You cannot order it nor do anything but using the icons to access any application.
In the main screen you can:
If you want to compare your phone with a computer, launcher screen is the equivalent of xe2x80x9cstart menuxe2x80x9d in windows, while the main screen(s) are the equivalent to the desktop.