The two well know multinational technology company and smartphone manufacturing industry Apple, Samsung trying every means to rethink and redefine what will come in as next gen of smartphone which brings about how we interact with our smartphones, broaden to home devices popularly refers to as smart home gadget.
Samsung made an anouncemnt for it Galaxy Z series which has the trait of foldable shape back in 2019 and later sold with a starting price of around $1400 in 2020, both the Galaxy Z flip and fold serves as Samsung Flagship device as it update and upgrade the physical look of smartphone with the foldable shape.
Apple on the other hand make a great impact by upgrading it iPhone software and performance in the newly launch iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, the Sixteenth generation of Apple smartphone, succeeding the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max was announced on Wednesday 7th of Sept. at its “Far Out” event with it new astonishing feature called the Dynamic Island.
Notwithstanding the slight difference in screen resolution and ppi density with it former, the iPhone 14 Pro was powered with the latest Apple chipset Apple A16 Bionic (4 nm) and Hexa-core (2×3.46 GHz Avalanche + 4x Blizzard) while Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm) and Hexa-core (2×3.23 GHz Avalanche + 4×1.82 GHz Blizzard) was feature on iPhone 13 Pro Max.
The exhilarating feature of iPhone Dynmamic Island was displayed on iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max which has a round cutout at the upper part of the device for Face ID sensor and camera but also reuse with a substantial software to create miniature secondary display for the purpose of device notification and other sensitive content.
It was learnt that the Dynamic Island feature is implemented to increase the accessibility and pave way for fast multitasking on iPhone as the Miniature round secondary display can be expand by long pressing or dragging, and it changes size based on the present app you’re using, as android users been enable to multitask using multi window or floating window, Apple offer iOS users with this newly developed feature.
With this new feature on iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max you can have full accessibility to two different function at time within this round shape notch secoundry display, as an instance you’re listening to music and also have a timer running, with the Dynamic Island you’ll have access to full music payback button and also timer counter running at separate side without halting what you’re doing to lunch other App.
Greg Joswiak, the senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing at Apple Inc. which replaced Phil Schiller, who served in a similar role, in 2020 stated during the Far Out event on Wednesday “With this change, we reconsidered how you interact with your iPhone” where by he explains further that the Dynamic Island feature was presented to the world in other have less distraction while getting notified of our a day to day operation.
This brings about the conclusion that intent behind Apple Dynamic Island and Samsung Foldable is the same i.e. to reevaluate smartphone evolution while improving how modern smartphone display apps, surface information and how we interact with it. The Samsung Galaxy Z flip 4 which has a dimension of Unfolded: 165.2 x 71.9 x 6.9 mm while Folded: 84.9 x 71.9 x 15.9-17.1 mm with a Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz display has been the widely promoted Samsung product as it can serve two different function selerately on each Foldable part without distraction.
Though it’s still early to decide if those new upgrade will have a great impact on how human interact with his/her smartphone on a long run as the long announced Samsung Galaxy Z isn’t catching more portion in worldwide smartphone sales. The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are just announced which isn’t available for purchase not until Sept 16 2022. with expected starting price of $788.