Huawei Beats Apple to it; New Mate S to Feature Force Touch Tech
Year after year, we see minor yet significant new features in smartphones. At one point the fingerprint scanner stole all the attention, this year it seems it is ‘Force Touch’. According to reports, Huawei’s Mate S, that is expected to be revealed at this year’s IFA event next month, might come with the the same technology. This information was revealed in a listing that appeared on OppoMart.
The Force Touch technology is also said to feature on Apple’s upcoming smartphone next month – iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. It was first introduced by Apple with the Macbook. This feature allows a device to differentiate between a light and strong touch and reacting accordingly. Other secifications for the Mate S, that have been revealed are – home-grown Kirin 935 SoC, 5.7-inch (1080 x 1920 resolution) display, 3GB RAM, and 64GB of expandable internal memory. A 20MP rear cameraand an 8MP front camera.
It comes with a 4100 mAh battery and runs on the Android Lollipop 5.1 along with the Emotion 3.1 UI. and a fingerprint scanner. The device is currently priced at $599 which is approximately Rs. 39,815.