Kuo compared the iPhone 15 Pro models to the Apple iPhone 7, where Apple replaced the clickable home button with a solid-state button. Kuo predicts that this change will only happen on the high-end iPhone 15 Pro models, further widening the gap between the vanilla and Pro models.
“My latest survey indicates that the volume button and power button of both high-end iPhone 15/2H23 new iPhone models may follow a solid-state button design (similar to the home button design of iPhone 7/8/SE2 & 3) and replace the physical/mechanical button design” Kuo said to himself Tweet.
This could be one of the many changes expected for iPhone 15 Pro And next year’s iPhone 15 Pro Max. It may also be marketed by Apple as an additional durability feature for higher-end iPhone 15 models, 9to5Mac said. Report refers to
The solid-state volume buttons, according to Kuo, rely on the iPhone’s Taptic Engine vibration motors to simulate the sensation of a click. “Like the Home button, Apple’s Taptic Engine relies on vibration motors to simulate the click sensation,” Kuo said in his tweet. Because of this change, the number of taptic engines used in each iPhone will increase to three, he said. Currently, the iPhone uses only one taptic engine.
Apple iPhone 15 series is already rumored to come with several changes. Apple is said to finally bring a USB Type-C port In the iPhone 15 series, in compliance with the new EU law that all electronics must have a universal charging port. Earlier this week, the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max models are reported The iPhone 14 comes with higher RAM compared to the series.