3D touch is a more sensitive version of the forced touch which is a pressure sensitive multi-touch technology which is designed to add another method of input to Apple’s devices. With the launch of iPhone 6s and iPhone 7, Apple is taking the Force Touch technology altogether to a new level. It uses the capacitive sensors integrated into the display of the mobile phones. iOS app development got enhanced with the introduction of 3D touch feature.
Talking about the force touch technology, it is a pressure sensitive technology exclusively available on Apple Watches, which later arrived on Retina MacBook, MacBook Pro, Magic Trackpad 2, and iPhone models like iPhone 6S, and iPhone 7. On the basis of different levels of forces applied to the device, trackpads and touchscreens can be able to distinguish the Force touch.
Why can 3D Touch feature be helpful to your iOS app development strategy?
One of the most convenient features that 3D touch brings to iPhone users is access to shortcuts from the home screen. This allows your users to leverage the features of your iOS apps without really getting into the app. This one benefit of the 3D touch feature will increase the usage and the functionality of the app as it would make the iOS app more user- friendly.
With the Peek feature, holding your finger down opens a popup window which reveals additional content within the app. This feature can be that bonus you give to your audience which will enhance your iOS app usability.
3D touch opens up some new possibilities. Yes, it’s started with secondary menu kind of functionality, but it can evolve much further. Hire dedicated iOS developers to leverage this unique 3D feature for your iOS app.
How Does 3D Touch Work?
In terms of functionality, iOS app development with 3D Touch is really very smart. If one wants to take a selfie, you don’t need to launch the Camera app. Simply light press on the Camera app, and you will get the option to Take Selfie right on your Homescreen.