iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max users will be able to customize the sensitivity of the solid-state buttons on their device, thanks to a new sensitivity toggle in Settings. That’s according to details provided by a hitherto reliable source who shared additional details about the MacRumors forums.

Earlier this week, the same anonymous tipster revealed that iPhone 15 Pro models will use a new ultra-low power chip that will allow the new solid-state volume, power, and “Action” buttons to continue working when the phone is turned off or on. off. Of battery

Some iPhone users immediately raised concerns about how the new capacitive buttons will work properly when putting on a case or wearing gloves. In response, the tipster revealed that iOS 17 will include a new toggle in Settings that will allow users to customize the sensitivity of the buttons to suit these different usage scenarios.

Manufacturers of iPhone cases often receive design details on upcoming Apple models prior to release, allowing them to make adjustments to button positioning and other external changes. Combined with the new sensitivity settings, this should prevent any potential issues with the quirks of the new capacitive buttons, which will detect presses, presses, and respond to various levels of pressure by using a new Force Touch-style mechanism and Taptic Engine. comment.

Based on previous rumors, solid-state capacitive buttons are expected to be exclusive to iPhone 15 Pro models, with standard iPhone 15 models retaining the same traditional button mechanism as on the iPhone 14 series. The iPhone 15 Pro You’re also getting a new customizable action button in place of the mute switch, with a unified volume button replacing separate volume up/down buttons.

The iPhone 15 series is expected to be announced in September, based on Apple’s typical iPhone launch timeframe. For everything else we know about the new iPhone 15 series, check out our dedicated roundups using the links below.

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