Upcoming iPhone 15 Pro To Feature Solid state Buttons, According To Kuo: The tech analyst, who goes by Ming-Chin Kuo, has taken to Twitter to reveal that the next iPhones will come with volume and power solid-state buttons instead of mechanical buttons.
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According to him, this design change will only be coming to the two high-end iPhone 15s, which are iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro ( or iPhone 15 Ultra).
On the other hand, the base models of the iPhone 15 lineup will still be featuring physical buttons.
Solid State Buttons Will Be Exclusive To The Pro iPhones
Despite the design change in the power and volume buttons coming to iPhone 15 Pros, the users will be able to feel the vibrations and sensations as if they are using the physical buttons, whether when turning on the phone or turning down the volume.
But to achieve this, Apple is said to planning to make the addition of haptic engines into the high-end iPhone 15 models in order to, so there will be a total of three haptic engines in each iPhone 15 Pro. As per him, one of the new haptic engines will be placed on the left side and the other on the right side of the phone.
The said taptic engines expected to be included in the iPhone 15 Pros, according to Kuo, will be supplied by Luxshare ICT and AAC Technologies.
Like many phone makers, Apple has been mostly focusing on making many upgrades to the Pro models compared to the base models: These are the models that come with the latest design, new cameras and the latest Apple chipset.
The Cupertino-based firm will officially launch the iPhone 15 series globally in the second half of 2023. The launch event could be scheduled for either September or October.