Manzana it would remove the physical buttons of the iPhone 15, in its higher-end versions. Rumors of this change began in October, after a well-known leaker indicated the same. However, now, a provider gives more clues about what the company would do with the cell phone.
“Apple’s supplier, Cirrus Logic, may have vaguely hinted that iPhone 15 Pro models will get haptic buttons next yearaccording to research firm Barclays”, reports MacRumorsa website specialized in Apple.
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Although it is not confirmed that the change will occur, everything seems to indicate that what was leaked in October is real. “In a letter to shareholders this month, The Texas-based semiconductor company said it continues to ‘engage with a strategic customer’ and hopes to ‘bring a new HPMS component to market in smartphones next year’. HPMS refers to Cirrus Logic’s high-performance mixed-signal chips, including haptic drivers for the Taptic Engine on iPhones”, adds the medium.
The iPhone 15 was even mentioned in a carrier communication. “In a note to investors last week, Barclays analysts Blayne Curtis and Tom O’Malley said the new component he mentioned Cirrus Logic is likely to be part of additional Taptic Engines for haptic buttons on iPhone 15 Pro models“, Add.
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“The biggest change in our thinking here is model $1 worth of new content on IP15 Pro models. To be clear, the company hasn’t said much here other than that the chip is mixed-signal and not in the power domain. By looking at possible use cases, the biggest change in new iPhone models next year is the removal of buttons, which would require additional drivers for the haptic enginemaking it the most likely use case for new content”, was indicated in the note for investors.
In October of this year, Ming-Chi Kuo reported that Apple would make its iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max (Ultra, according to another leak) not have physical buttons. Instead, haptic buttons would be used. These would work just by making the gesture, which would generate a great change in these devices.