“Apple Inc. has started early production of new iPhone models with a feature called Force Touch, which senses how hard users are pressing down on a screen, people with knowledge of the matter said,” Tim Culpan reports for Bloomberg.
“Its newest iPhones, in the same 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch versions as the current iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices, will have a similar exterior design, the people said,” Culpan reports. “Volume manufacturing is scheduled to ramp up as soon as next month, they said.”
“The feature, which lets users adjust the strength of their screen taps to bring up different functions, is Apple’s latest move to stay ahead of rivals,” Culpan reports. “While final assembly is expected to be smooth because the design of the new iPhones is similar to the current model, the timing and production volume of Force Touch-enabled phones could be impacted by the supply and yield of the displays, said one of the people.”
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MacDailyNews Take: And the disjointed fragmandroid contraption won’t be able to follow.
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