Making the Dynamic Island standard on every new iPhone moving forward would make a lot of sense for Apple, particularly to encourage developers to take advantage of the feature. Some apps already use the cutout for . Once iOS 16.1 arrives later this year, Dynamic Island will also work with Apple’s . It’s also a feature that would make the standard iPhone more appealing to consumers holding onto their current device. While the was a big upgrade over the , the and have been less exciting. There’s not much reason to buy the latest one unless you’re coming from an iPhone several years old, and that’s not great for Apple’s bottom line.
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