Chinese smartphone maker realme asks its “loyal fans” for ideas on how to copy Apple’s Dynamic Island from the iPhone 14 Pro and ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ Max.


In a challenge, realme says, “the user interface around the camera hole could morph into different shapes and sizes to display incoming calls, alerts, notifications and more,” just like Apple’s Dynamic Island. The company found this idea “quite tempting” and decided to turn to its “loyal fans for ideas and suggestions on how such a software functionality could be implemented on realme devices”. Fans are asked to submit images, videos and illustrations of how realme could implement an imitation version of Dynamic Island on its devices.

Post a comment in the form of a drawing, GIF or just text and explain how a potential realme island would work, what it would look like and how it would be useful – feel free to be detailed as our realme UI developers will look at all proposals and they know their stuff.

In an image attached to the challenge, realme shows a perforated cutout with a yellow glow titled “What is your dream island like?” realme says its UI developers will use the winner idea and “consider it for possible future implementation”.

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Dynamic Island on ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌

Since its announcement earlier this month, the dynamic island of ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ has received positive reviews from users and customers online, with some calling it “one of the best Apple designs in years”. Dynamic Island uses the pill-shaped area at the top of the display to show users relevant and contextual information, such as background activity, Now Playing, and more. Within days of Apple’s iPhone 14 event, Android developers have already begun their attempts to recreate Dynamic Island on Android devices.

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