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 characteristic. The Realme C55, which simply launched in Indonesia (by way of GSMArena), features a characteristic the corporate is asking the “Mini Capsule,” a pill-shaped black bar that expands out of the telephone’s selfie digicam.
An animation on Realme’s web site exhibits the Mini Capsule extending out of the left and proper of the telephone’s selfie digicam hole-punch notch. Its capabilities embody displaying the telephone’s fees standing, information utilization, and your step depend.
Despite how shameless this all is, I’m broadly in favor of good new telephone options being as broadly adopted as doable. I really like the Dynamic Island on my iPhone 14 Professional, whether or not it’s protecting my cooking timer seen whereas I examine again on a web-based recipe, or giving me an easier option to management music with out leaving no matter app I’m searching. And if the consumer interface is (finally) out there 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 will be quick charged at as much as 33W. It makes use of the SuperVOOC charging commonplace, which you is likely to be accustomed to 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 “soon.” Within the meantime, if you happen to’d wish to check out a Dynamic Island type interface in your present Android telephone, take a look at the DynamicSpot app.