Lower than six months after it debuted on the iPhone 14 Professional, Apple’s Dynamic Island has made it to an Android telephone as a local function. The Realme C55, which simply launched in Indonesia (by way of GSMArena), features a function the corporate is looking the “Mini Capsule,” a pill-shaped black bar that expands out of the telephone’s selfie digital camera.
An animation on Realme’s web site reveals the Mini Capsule extending out of the left and proper of the telephone’s selfie digital camera hole-punch notch. Its capabilities embody displaying the telephone’s fees standing, knowledge utilization, and your step depend.
Regardless of how shameless this all is, I’m broadly in favor of good new telephone options being as extensively adopted as potential. I really like the Dynamic Island on my iPhone 14 Professional, whether or not it’s retaining my cooking timer seen whereas I examine again on an internet recipe, or giving me an easier option to management music with out leaving no matter app I’m searching. And if the person interface is (finally) accessible throughout each iPhones and extra Android gadgets, I’m cautiously hopeful that extra app builders will make an effort to assist it.
Other than the Mini Capsule, the Realme C55 is a typical Android telephone that’s additionally reasonably priced. It’s powered by a Helio G88 processor, comes with as much as 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, and a 6.72-inch 1080p 90Hz show. It has a 5,000mAh battery, and might be quick charged at as much as 33W. It makes use of the SuperVOOC charging normal, which you could be acquainted with as an Oppo expertise (Realme is below the identical BBK Electronics umbrella).
The Realme C55 is on sale in Indonesia now beginning at Rp2,999,000 (round $195). Though an official launch date hasn’t but been confirmed within the West, Realme Europe’s CEO Francis Wong says it’ll be launching in Europe “quickly.” Within the meantime, should you’d wish to check out a Dynamic Island type interface in your present Android telephone, take a look at the DynamicSpot app.