The “Dynamic Island,” which Apple frequently mentioned during its “Far Out” Event, is perhaps the coolest solution to conceal the “i-shaped” camera and face-id cutout. However, the “Dynamic Island” does more than simply conceal the cutout; it also offers additional, useful functionality.
A brief about Apple’s Dynamic Island Designer said, “Feels like living, elastic bubble”:
Chan Karunamuni, a human interface designer at Apple who is working on Dynamic Island, used Twitter to share his thoughts and delight in the positive feedback his product is receiving.
Dynamic Island was undoubtedly a team effort. The hardware, software, and industrial design teams all collaborated to create it. The only way to make an idea like this possible was through years of rigorous collaboration between all of us, he continued.
Even though the term “Dynamic Island” is a little odd, everyone is talking about the design, functionality, and implementation. As you can interact with notifications, and apps, and even multitask from the notification bar itself without leaving the current app you are using, the feature is essentially a notification bar on steroids. Consider scrolling through Instagram and Dynamic Island pop-ups to see that your Uber or Zomato order will arrive in five minutes.
Software integration is currently only available in a select few apps because the feature has only recently been published. However, “Dynamic Island” will be used by more apps very soon.