New iPhone to have dual-camera, pressure sensitive home button: Report

Apple's next take on the iPhone will be released in September, according to well-connected sources.
Written by Jake Smith, Contributor

The new iPhone set for release in September will have a dual-camera system, pressure sensitive home button, and will remove the headphone jack seen on previous models, according to Mark Gurman of Bloomberg.

Purposed leaked image of the next iPhone

The well-connected journalist says Apple will unveil the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus successors in September, ahead of a big iPhone overhaul in 2017.

As rumored, the larger 2016 iPhone Plus will have a dual-camera system capable of taking better photos. It's not clear what sensor the Plus will pack.

Both versions of the 2016 iPhone will retain the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch form factor as seen on current models -- keeping a similar look. However, Apple will remove the handset's antenna lines for a cleaner look, the report says.

Further, both models will have a home button that responds to pressure with a vibrating sensation on the finger, rather than a physical home button like on current models. Apple will likely include gestures to get users back to the home screen.

The new iPhones will ship with iOS 10, Apple's redesigned mobile operating system that includes an overhaul to parts of the operating system, including Apple Maps and Messages.

Apple, of course, is keeping quiet on its next iPhone. The company hasn't confirmed a launch event for September.

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