Realme’s Dynamic Island clone has been leaked

Apple’s newest iPhone collection undoubtedly lifted a couple of components from lots of the greatest Android telephones, together with the always-on show and ProRAW mode, each of which had been already obtainable in a single type or one other on Samsung and Google Pixel telephones. The Dynamic Island, however, is exclusive to the iPhone 14 Professional and iPhone 14 Professional Max, although it may be argued that it was first seen on a long-retired LG telephone. Aside from housing the selfie snapper, what distinguishes Apple’s implementation is the way it makes sensible use of the black punch gap within the prime of the display. A Mi theme developer tried to conjure up a Dynamic Island clone for Xiaomi telephones final September, however not a single Android OEM has but to take a crack at it. Realme stands out as the first to deliver a local model of it to an Android telephone.


In a now-deleted tweet, Realme’s Vice President Madhav Sheth teased an upcoming C-series mannequin that demonstrated its personal model of Dynamic Island. Dubbed “MiniCapsule,” the pill-shaped interface confirmed the way it can carry out sensible duties akin to displaying the telephone’s charging standing. It additionally expands to show different fast data after which collapses after a couple of seconds, much like the iPhone 14 Professional.

Though the tweet has since been taken down, @OnLeaks was fast to take motion and share a GIF model of the video in collaboration with SmartPrix.

The tweet would not come as an enormous shock, as Realme beforehand flirted with the concept in September of final 12 months when it requested its group members whether or not they needed a “dream island,” a delicate reference to Apple’s characteristic. On the identical time, Xiaomi China’s President Lu Weibing took to Weibo to test if Mi followers would welcome a “sensible island” in future Xiaomi handsets.

Whereas we’ve got but to see any Android telephone that includes a local floating UI aspect behind the punch gap entrance digital camera, a couple of third-party apps have already replicated the expertise. For instance, dynamicSpot provides a near-Dynamic Island expertise in your Android telephone, and it is free to obtain from the Play Retailer. Nonetheless, it feels too hacky to make use of regularly, as is commonly the case when an app tries to emulate an iOS characteristic that is not native to Android.

Realme’s implementation, however, might lead to a extra native expertise that does not require loads of legwork.