Leaks from the latest iOS 17 beta 7 show the upcoming iPhone 15 Series to have a special haptic feedback for Silent Mode, as noted by 9to5Mac.
The outlet claims to have replicated the new haptic pattern when turning off Silent Mode, and it feels like a single firm tap. This will let users know when the phone is in Silent Mode if the purported mute switch is replaced with an Action button.
Haptic Feedback in iPhone 15 Series
The official launch of the iPhone 15 Series is less than a month away. As Apple is gearing up to make it grand, leaks regarding the specifications of this next-gen handsets continue to pour in.
The latest in this series is from 9to5Mac, which notes new haptic feedback in iOS 17 beta seven while turning off/on the Silent Mode. The outlet was able to replicate the new haptic pattern for Silent Mode in iOS 17 and feels like a single firm tap.
Earlier (and until now), iPhones switching to Silent Mode will have once-and-quick haptic feedback and nothing when the Silent Mode is disabled. And since the iPhone 15 Series is expected to come with the new iOS 17 out-of-the-box, this changed haptic feedback Patten will impact the experience of potential users.
MacRumors even noted that the new button could be programmed for various purposes, like connecting to Siri Shortcuts or options to open the Camera app, turn on the flashlight, trigger a Focus Mode, or record a Voice Memo.
This aside, the iPhone 15 Pro and Ultra models are expected to have a titanium body instead of stainless steel. At the same time, the iPhone 15 and 15 Plus are touted to come with Apple’s Dynamic Island, which is currently limited to iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max models.