The Best iPhone In A While

Five years after Apple introduced the “notch” screen cutout that generated initial derision and then quickly imitators, the U.S. tech giant once again zigs where others zag with a screen design: a pill-shaped cutout named “Dynamic Island.”

The pill-shaped cutout, by itself, is not new in smartphones—Huawei and Vivo phones in the past have used it. They exist because smartphones need to house front-facing camera components while maintaining slim borders around the screen.

But Apple’s the first company to design a software interface around the cutout