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iPhone 14 Pro Dynamic Island Debut! First Look Here

by Sophie Green   Updated on 2022-09-09 / Update for  iPhone 14

The iPhone 14 series was launched worldwide at 10 a.m. local time on September 7. According to this Apple Event, we know that the latest series of iPhone includes four models - iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

iPhone Pro and iPhone Pro Max, the high-end models in 2022, is to be firstly redesigned on the front screen since the iPhone X released. The long-used notch has been replaced by a large cutout, called Dynamic Island while also still having a front-facing camera and sophisticated Face ID technology.

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Part 1: What Is Dynamic Island of iPhone 14 Pro

Popular point said, the iPhone 14 Pro Dynamic Island is a new feature at the top of the screen on the iPhone 14 Pro models that Apple has redesigned with notch. It changes shape and size flexibly when displaying notifications and instant messages for the current action and ongoing background activities, depending on what the user is doing.

This is definitely an excellent solution to effectively use the top of the screen when it cannot be canceled, and is a great innovation in interface design unprecedentedly.

And what's more interesting is that it puts the otherwise hideous notch into visual innovation, making deep use and optimization of this shortcoming through reverse thinking, so that the user's perception of the original notch is greatly weakened. Dynamic Island thus leapt to the highlight and advantage of the iPhone 14 Pro series, and it was praised by many people once it was launched.

Part 2: What Exactly Dynamic Island Can Display And Expand

For recent updated on the event, we know some iOS apps can support dynamic island , all is included in the following list. If you have two things going on in the background, like a phone call and a timer, Dynamic Island on iPhone 14 Pro(Max) will split in two and show you information about both activities. It can be expected that Dynamic Island will be compatible with most of Apple's features, services, and apps, as well as third-party apps.

iphone 14 pro dynamic island supported apps

1. Arrival times for carpooling services on Lyft.

2. Turn-by-turn scenes when navigating with Apple Maps.

iphone 14 pro dynamic island maps

3. Phone contact information and call duration.

4. The artwork of Apple Music songs.

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5. Battery percentage when charging iPhone or AirPods.

iphone 14 pro dynamic island charging

6. T-money payment and Payment using Face ID.

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7. Scores from sporting events.

8. Flight information.

9. Mute icon.

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10. Files sent using Airdrop.

11. Timekeeping.

12. Duration of Voice Memos.

13. Focus mode.

iphone 14 pro dynamic focus

Part 3: iPhone 14 Pro Dynamic Island Hands-on

So after we know what Dynamic Island will display and expand on top of the screen, you may wonder that Dynamic Island hands-on in the iPhone 14 Pro(Max).

Officially, Dynamic Island can remain active without affecting the display of screen content, allowing users to access control options with just a long press. Activities such as apps like Apple Maps, Music or Timers that remain in the background are always visible and can be interacted with directly. Besides, the important reminders, notifications and activity information can be displayed in real time as well. Like the list mentioned before, Dynamic Island is also able to work with third-party apps in iOS 16 that provide information via "live activity".

For example, when you play a song in Apple Music, if you tap Dynamic Island, you can view the name of the song and artist, also can control the music to pause, play, rewind, and advance. If you tap when it shows flight departure times, Dynamic Island may also show information such as location, baggage details, and possible delays. If you tap on Lingering Island, you will be redirected to the app that is currently displaying information in the notch.

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Now you must be familiar about Dynamic Island. From notch to Dynamic Island, from a contactless unlocking experience to an all-round immersive new interaction, we witness the most familiar Apple-style innovation again after Apple going through hardware progress, software interaction innovation, and triggered by human-computer interaction innovation in 2022. Meanwhile, Tenorshare ReiBoot is also updating and progressing with Apple's upgrades.

According to the event, the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will go on sale on September 16. If you are afraid that the area near you will be out of stock for a while, you should pre-order the one you take a fancy on September 9 or later as soon as possible.