iPad Force touch for other ipad models?

FallenLegend

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Hello everyone, new user here.

Altough people complain every year of the ipad just being an expensive toy just for faebook youtube and some IOS crappy games, this time is different. There is a killer game changing feature this time I am very excited. "Force touch". Seriously that thing for us artists could be revolutionary and a complete game changer.

Nowdays if people want to paint on their screens they either have to use those crappy styli for current ipads or those overpriced wacom cintiq tablets ($2,000 for a cintiq companion and $1100 for a surface 3). For once Apple is the cheaper option!

I dream of being able to paint wherever I go, speciall with my wacom bamboo tablet pen's death.

My question is: Do you think this "force touch" tech will leak to the other ipad models? Thing is I am not sure if I might be able to afford an ipad pro soon, plus I'm worried it might get stolen on my country due tu it's high price.

But I might be able to buy the cheaper models lie the future ipad air 3 or an ipad mini 5 with force touch apple pencil they would be a match made in heaven for art. What do you think? Is it worth waiting?
 
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mdridwan47

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Yes. I'm very sure Apple will introduce 3D Touch in future iPad's. They spent a lot of dough developing this breakthrough technology. And when Apple makes new technologies they comes first on iPhone and eventually makes their way to other iOS products (like Retina Display, Siri, Touch ID, Lightning connector, 64-bit chip etc). 3D Touch is not just a gimmick. It's the 2nd generation of touch input and Apple will ship it with every new iOS device they make. It will bring new kinds of inputs for Gaming, Apps and general interactions with our iOS devices. Apple also gave a hint when Phil Schiller said Live Photos will work on iPads as well. Live photos works best with 3D touch. They essentially "invented" live photos to show off 3D touch. So, that's a clear giveaway about 3D touch for iPad.
So yeah, Apple will definitely bring 3D Touch to next year's iPads.

And here are the patents that confirms Apple will bring 3D Touch to iPads.

http://www.patentlyapple.com/patent...ce-touch-for-the-ipad-magic-mouse-beyond.html

http://www.patentlyapple.com/patent...h-patent-for-the-ipad-surfaces-in-europe.html

http://www.patentlyapple.com/patent...nt-brush-and-interacting-with-3d-buttons.html
 
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FallenLegend

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Thank you for replying! That's some very exciting stuff.

Yes. I'm very sure Apple will introduce 3D Touch in future iPad's. They spent a lot of dough developing this breakthrough technology. And when Apple makes new technologies they comes first on iPhone and eventually makes their way to other iOS products (like Retina Display, Siri, Touch ID, Lightning connector, 64-bit chip etc). 3D Touch is not just a gimmick. It's the 2nd generation of touch input and Apple will ship it with every new iOS device they make. It will bring new kinds of inputs for Gaming, Apps and general interactions with our iOS devices. Apple also gave a hint when Phil Schiller said Live Photos will work on iPads as well. Live photos works best with 3D touch. They essentially "invented" to show off 3D touch. So, that's a clear giveaway about 3D touch for iPad.
So yeah, Apple will definitely bring 3D Touch to next year's iPads.

And here are the patents that confirms Apple will bring 3D Touch to iPads.

http://www.patentlyapple.com/patent...ce-touch-for-the-ipad-magic-mouse-beyond.html

http://www.patentlyapple.com/patent...h-patent-for-the-ipad-surfaces-in-europe.html

http://www.patentlyapple.com/patent...nt-brush-and-interacting-with-3d-buttons.html
 

Serban

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3d Touch will be very important for iPad Pro even in games...so i bet next year this will be 1 feature of the next gen ipad pro
 

sjleworthy

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There is a killer game changing feature this time I am very excited. "Force touch". Seriously that thing for us artists could be revolutionary and a complete game changer.
Hello FallenLegend

Im an industrial artist and force touch certainly isnt on my radar with any importance. pressure sensitivity with items like the new Pencil are very important to me, but general Force Touch? not bothered to be honest.
 

FallenLegend

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Hello FallenLegend

Im an industrial artist and force touch certainly isnt on my radar with any importance. pressure sensitivity with items like the new Pencil are very important to me, but general Force Touch? not bothered to be honest.
Hello there!

I meant the apple pencil, sorry for the confusion. As a painter I am very excited.
 

sjleworthy

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yes. the Apple Pencil looks amazing, although this isnt force touch, even though there's no reason why apps cant incorporate it to do most similar things.
 

FallenLegend

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mmp sorry to be a bother but I asked the wrong question. Do you think Apple pencil is coming to to the other tablet models lik mini and air?


Yes. I'm very sure Apple will introduce 3D Touch in future iPad's. They spent a lot of dough developing this breakthrough technology. And when Apple makes new technologies they comes first on iPhone and eventually makes their way to other iOS products (like Retina Display, Siri, Touch ID, Lightning connector, 64-bit chip etc). 3D Touch is not just a gimmick. It's the 2nd generation of touch input and Apple will ship it with every new iOS device they make. It will bring new kinds of inputs for Gaming, Apps and general interactions with our iOS devices. Apple also gave a hint when Phil Schiller said Live Photos will work on iPads as well. Live photos works best with 3D touch. They essentially "invented" live photos to show off 3D touch. So, that's a clear giveaway about 3D touch for iPad.
So yeah, Apple will definitely bring 3D Touch to next year's iPads.

And here are the patents that confirms Apple will bring 3D Touch to iPads.

http://www.patentlyapple.com/patent...ce-touch-for-the-ipad-magic-mouse-beyond.html

http://www.patentlyapple.com/patent...h-patent-for-the-ipad-surfaces-in-europe.html

http://www.patentlyapple.com/patent...nt-brush-and-interacting-with-3d-buttons.html

yes. the Apple Pencil looks amazing, although this isnt force touch, even though there's no reason why apps cant incorporate it to do most similar things.
Yeap I just noticed, tough force touch could come in handy too tough.
 

Faelan

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mmp sorry to be a bother but I asked the wrong question. Do you think Apple pencil is coming to to the other tablet models lik mini and air?
Hard to tell. They need to solve the weight issue with 3D Touch before bringing it to the iPads IMHO. That could take a couple of years... or they may already have solved it after the 6S went into mass production. Who knows?

As for the Apple Pencil, yeah - I'm pretty sure we will see support for it eventually on the smaller iPads, although it might be a slightly inferior version (no tilt, less pressure sensitivity or higher latency). They're just keeping it an iPad Pro only feature for now to make sure that it'll sell. Personally, I'd be more interested in getting support for the Apple Pencil if I had to make a choice between that or 3D Touch. The Mini would be a sweet little notebook if you could use it with the Apple Pencil!
 
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