iPhone 15 Pro models to get solid state home, volume buttons

Solid state home, volume buttons will be available in iPhone 15 Pro model

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Apple launched its iPhone 14 series smartphone in September this year. Now, less than three months later, reports have begun to expand on what the company has in store for the iPhone 15 series, which is expected to launch sometime next year. Also read- Tim Cook reveals why Apple Music’s price has been raised

According to a report by renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple may skip the regular clickable volume and home screen buttons for the solid state buttons. In a series of posts on Twitter, Kuo said that the iPhone maker will replace the volume button and power button on two of its high-end iPhone models next year, i.e. iphone 15 pro And iPhone 15 Pro Max or iPhone 15 Ultra with Solid State Button. The move will be similar to how the company replaced the home button on the iPhone 7 series and iPhone 8 series devices. Simply put, physical clickable buttons are likely to be replaced by touch-based buttons. Also read- Apple iPad Pro (M2) and Apple iPad (10th Gen) now up for sale in India: See price, features

He also said that these solid-state buttons will be powered by Apple’s Taptic Engines that will be located on the interior left and right sides to provide force feedback to make users feel like they are pressing physical buttons. With this move, the number of Taptic Engines used in each iPhone unit will increase from one (the current number) to three. This design change is likely to benefit Taptic Engine suppliers from Apple and slightly increase the prices of these devices.

Furthermore, Kuo says that Apple’s move is likely to have a profound impact on the Android ecosystem as well as smartphone makers are likely to sell this design change as a major USP.

Separately, the iPhone 15 series also has a . is expected to be the first series to come with USB Type-C charging port. Apple has already confirmed that it will soon start shipping its iPhone models with a USB Type-C port. The confirmation came after European lawmakers mandated electronic equipment manufacturers to include the ubiquitous USB Type-C port in their devices by 2024. Apple is likely to make the switch at the earliest with the iPhone 15 series being the first iPhone series. Get a USB Type-C charger.

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