When Apple introduced 3D Touch in 2015, there was a lot of hype around the idea of a new feature introduced by Apple that would allow the users to get a direct access to the features of the application just with a hard press. Turns out the users have not really enjoyed using, this includes the power users of Apple. As a result of which Apple has decided to remove 3D Touch permanently from the iPhones from 2019.
The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6S Plus were the first devices which introduced 3D Touch. The popular analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggested that from the coming iPhones, the 6.1-inch iPhone with LCD display will not support 3D Touch. This makes sense as the company has to use an extra layer of film for the display.
Another report by Barclay’s analyst Blayne Curtis revolves around the same hearsay. According to a report, the iPhones models in the year 2019 will not include 3D touch support, which means that the 2018 iPhone models will be the last devices to support the 3D Touch. Moreover, another report by Bloomberg states that the 2018 iPhones models might also come with dual-SIM support in some regions and the models might come with an edge-to-edge display. Talking about pulling off features, reports also suggest that the Apple pencil will be no longer supported by the upcoming iPhones. Whereas the are rumours about Apple launching a cheaper variant of HomePod next year and new AirPods later this year.
As the 3D Touch was a feature which was highlighted as one of the premium features, withdrawing it from the future iPhone models could count as a big backward step on Apple’s account. Also, it would be too soon to dive into Apple’s 3D Touch failure. Though we won’t be surprised if Apple might have introduced another new feature. But the news will be confirmed soon, as new iPhones are launched in mid-September.