New force touch gestures have been rumoured for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

Force touch tech to be added to next gen iPhone?

Apple will reportedly add the force touch tech seen on the Apple Watch to the next range of iPhones.

This tech means that instead of having physical keys or the whole trackpad acting as one big button, the force touch trackpad has force sensors under the four corners of the pad, which detect clicks and force.

This means for example a light click could tell the computer to do one thing, while a firmer click will do something else (like pressing harder to speed up the fast forward on a video)

The excitement doesn’t end there, as the new devices are also rumoured to be available in pink as well as the traditional grey, space grey and gold, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Rumours of the force touch technology on the iPhone first arose in January, are more solid now that they tech has been built into Apple’s smartwatch and the new Macbook.

The new smartphones, which will most likely be called the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus similar to previous versions, are expected to benefit from a A9 processor upgrade, as well as improved Touch ID, upgraded camera and more RAM.

Production of the new phones could begin around May time, with release dates predicted for September.

Check out the our coverage of the unveliing of the Apple Watch and new Macbook here.

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