Kuo explains how the solid-state button design on the upcoming iPhone 15 Professional fashions would work in a sequence of tweets. The analyst compares the solid-state energy and quantity buttons with the brand new dwelling button launched with the iPhone 7.
Much like the house button on the iPhone 7/ 8 and the final two iPhone SE fashions, the solid-state energy and quantity buttons on the iPhone 15 Professional fashions would use Apple’s Taptic Engine to imitate the vibration. So, the upcoming high-end iPhone fashions would see a rise within the variety of Taptic Engines.
At the moment, iPhone makes use of a single Taptic Engine, whether or not the one with contact ID or with out it. Although, iPhone 15 Professional fashions with solid-state button design would include three Taptic Engines, every on the suitable and left sides.
It’s believed that eliminating bodily buttons would additional strengthen the structural integrity of the iPhone and enhance water resistance. This might develop into a advertising and marketing level for subsequent 12 months’s iPhone 15 Professional and Professional Max (or Extremely). In the meantime, the usual iPhone 15 fashions will follow the bodily buttons.
Kuo additional notes that the upcoming high-end Android smartphones might additionally undertake the solid-state design for energy and quantity buttons.