25% of new smartphones launched next year will feature a Force Touch type display

Next year, we should see more and more smartphones come to market with a fingerprint scanner. And pressure-sensitive screens are beginning to become a regular feature, too. According to IHS, 25% of all new intelligent handsets launched in 2016 will come with a Force Touch style display. This feature allows the screen to distinguish between a light touch, a regular touch, and a heavy touch on the glass.

Each different touch can launch something different. Apple’s 3D Touch uses a light touch to “peek” into an application, while a heavy tap will “pop” the user into that feature. For example, …
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