According to a MacRumors forum member who leaked accurate details about the Dynamic Island on iPhone 14 Pro models last year, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max models are rumored to feature a customizable Action button like the Apple Watch Ultra.
The source claimed the Action button will replace the Ring/Silent switch that has been included on every iPhone model since 2007. They did not explain how the Action button will work, but it will presumably be customizable like it is on the Apple Watch Ultra, allowing users to map the button to various system functions for convenient access.
The source claimed the Action button will continue to work for a period after an iPhone runs out of battery thanks to the inclusion of a new low-power chip.
In addition to an Action button, iPhone 15 Pro models are rumored to have a singular volume button that can adjust the volume both up and down. Both buttons are expected to have a solid-state design, meaning they will not physically move when pressed and instead provide haptic feedback from additional Taptic Engines to simulate the feeling of movement, similar to the Home button on the iPhone 7 and the latest iPhone SE.
MacDailyNews Take: Yup.
iPhone 15 Pro leaked images show solid state volume, mute buttons
MacDailyNews Take: It’d sure be nice if that “mute” button in the iPhone 15 Pro models – or, at least, on the iPhone 15 Ultra – is really an Action Button à la Apple Watch Ultra.https://t.co/iBLcsttLHy
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