Report Corroborates Force Touch Home Button for iPhone 7

Report Corroborates Force Touch Home Button for iPhone 7

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Another report is corroborating rumors that Apple plans to equip its next generation iPhone with a Force Touch home button.

Analysts at Cowen and Company cite "field checks" which reveal that Apple will replace the physical Home button with a new button that sits flush with the rest of the phone. The button uses Force Touch and haptic feedback to replicate the sensation of being depressed.

Notably, this lines up with a leaked photo from earlier this month that claimed to show a touch sensitive Home button that sits flat with the rest of the bezel.

In April, DigiTimes predicted that Apple would move from a push Home button to a touch sensitive 'direct induction' Home button that provides haptic feedback (vibration) when pressed. Just yesterday that prediction was reiterated by a 9to5Mac source.

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Report Corroborates Force Touch Home Button for iPhone 7
Pelasgian - June 29, 2016 at 3:31pm
It's fake guys. Look underneath there's no port or speakers.
Juggernaut - June 29, 2016 at 9:29am
Great! A button that gives 0 feedback. Did I press it? Wait I did oh it didn't work. Press harder? Did I press to hard? Buttons are buttons when they react like buttons only.
Ban the Trolls - June 29, 2016 at 11:56am
Did you not read the article? If you did what did you not comprehend on why they might do this? What's the difference if the button actually moves when pressed or makes a click sound and/or a vibration when pressed. They might implement different presses or strengths for different actions. Have you ever tried or played around with various android phones with no buttons? It's will be just like that but better implemented with Touch ID also.
Ensup - June 30, 2016 at 9:31am
You really should have tried the force touch trackpad of the new MacBook.
Rayl - June 29, 2016 at 4:09am
Further evidence of water proofing
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