Analyst: 2018’s 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may ditch 3D Touch

In a observe to purchasers — as famous via the Chinese website Feng — the expected 6.1-inch LCD iPhone due later this 12 months may no longer function 3D Touch because of pricing problems. Instead, it’ll recreation “Cover Glass Sensor” (CGS) era and relocated the smartphone’s contact module from the show panel to the outside glass.

2018+iPhones Analyst: 2018’s 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may ditch 3D Touch Apple

Kuo thinks 3D Touch is expected to stay in this 12 months’s two OLED iPhones (in 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch fashions). However, he says that CGS may be used on all iPhones beginning in 2019. 

Odds that Kuo is right kind, in line with the Sellers Research Group (that’s me): 60%. He’s in most cases proper, however 3D Touch is very built-in into iOS, so it will be … attention-grabbing … if Apple got rid of it.  Then once more, the tech large likes to take away issues no one thinks it’ll (I’m taking a look at you, headphone jack).


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