Yesterday there was a rumor claiming that Apple had placed orders for components that would suggest that Force Touch is an upcoming feature in their next-gen iPhones. Now we have heard rumors of Force Touch appearing in the iPhone 6s/6s Plus for a while now and if you were hoping for a more reputable source to confirm those rumors, you’re in luck.
Bloomberg has recently reported that they have heard from their own sources that Force Touch will indeed be a feature in Apple’s upcoming iPhones. The report believes that due to the similar design of the iPhone 6s/6s Plus to its predecessors, production should not be an issue. However if there is one potential hiccup it would be the Force Touch feature in which it would have to rely on the supply and yield of the displays.
That being said hopefully this is something Apple will be able to get a handle on quickly ahead of the reveal. In the meantime the previous report suggested that unlike the Force Touch feature found on the Apple Watch and Apple’s new MacBooks, the version on the iPhone will be slightly different as it would monitor the contact area to determine how much pressure is being exerted.
It has also been rumored to be slightly more expensive than the components used in the Apple Watch. Apple is expected to unveil the next-gen iPhones at an event later this year, presumably in September, but until then do take it with a grain of salt and check back with us in the coming months for additional details.