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The Morning After: The next generation of iPhones may all feature Dynamic Island displays

ProMotion displays may remain exclusive to iPhone Pro models.

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Mat Smith
September 19, 2022 7:16 AM
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The next generation of iPhones only just went on sale, but enough about them; what about the iPhone 15? According to display analyst Ross Young, the new Dynamic Island, found on iPhone 14 Pro models, will be standard on all 2023 iPhones, mimicking the rollout of Apple’s display notch which first appeared on the 2018 iPhone X.

Making the Dynamic Island standard on every new iPhone would cajole developers into utilizing the new display layout. Once iOS 16.1 arrives later this year, Dynamic Island will also work with Apple’s Live Activities API, adding interactive notifications. ProMotion 120Hz displays will likely stay exclusive to Pro variants, ensuring the cheaper iPhones remain more affordable.

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