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Topic: Haptic Touch

Editorial: Apple's removal of 3D Touch is a backwards step for 'Pro' iPhones

10/02/2019, 12:10 pm

Apple's iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are exceptional new devices, packed full of new features. While there is much to like on the new phones, the absence of 3D Touch is a step backwards.

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iPhone 11 & iPhone 11 Pro notes of interest: Apple Care+, 3D Touch, AR view & unlocked pre-orders

09/10/2019, 06:09 pm

A compilation of smaller news items surfaced during and after today's "By innovation only" iPhone 11 launch event, including the ability to pre-order unlocked iPhones, the loss of 3D Touch, AppleCare+ details and an AR view of the iPhone 11 Pro.

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Apple upgrading Taptic Engine in 2019 'iPhone 11' for Haptic Touch

07/23/2019, 11:07 am

Apple's 2019 iPhone refresh will feature a new Taptic Engine, a report claims, with the updated version potentially geared towards furthering Haptic Touch, a reworking of 3D Touch that is expected to replace the older touch feature across all of the new models.

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Fall iPhone refresh may remove 3D Touch from all 2019 models

07/09/2019, 08:07 am

The 2019 iPhone refresh could see the wholesale removal of 3D Touch from all models, a supply chain report claims, with the tactile touchscreen interaction potentially switched out for Haptic Touch across the three models due this fall.

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What Haptic Touch on the iPhone XR can do, and how it differs from 3D Touch on the iPhone XS

01/15/2019, 11:01 am

When Apple released the iPhone XR, it didn't include 3D Touch as a feature due to the technical challenges of implementing an edge-to-edge display, but did introduce an alternative: Haptic Touch. AppleInsider explains how the haptic-based version fares compared against the well-known and well-loved feature it replaces.

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