Apple’s UX Design Mistake may Damage the Usability of iPhone

2 min readSep 11, 2022

Will Apple fix their root cause of problem or?

Apple’s new feature “Dynamic Island” looks like an amazing update.

But, is it really amazing?

Well, not really. Let’s see the reason:

Thumb Zone

According to Steven Hoober’s research 75% of users touch the screen with only one thumb.

Thumb Zone Explained by Samantha Ingram

As our screens got bigger, the top part became virtually impossible to touch without adjusting your phone.

Thumb Zone Explained by Samantha Ingram

As a result: Dynamic Island in in RED Zone.

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”
-Steve Jobs