Other Which iPhone has the most powerful vibration ?

max2

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I have this problem with my iPhone 6s Plus with not feeling it when it is going off sometimes :(

Thinking of upgrading but not sure yet if it doesn't fix this problem.


P.S. I know some of you all told me to get a Apple Watch but that is not a total solution.
 
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808drums

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I have this problem with my iPhone 6s Plus with not feeling it when it is going off sometimes :(

Thinking of upgrading but not sure yet if it doesn't fix this problem.


P.S. I know some of you all told me to get a Apple Watch but that is not a total solution.
iPhone 8 Plus and XS Max (or 11 pro max), they have beefier vibration motors. Almost 3x the size of 6s Plus motor
 
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Relentless Power

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iPhone 8 Plus and XS Max (or 11 pro max), they have beefier vibration motors. Almost 3x the size of 6s Plus motor
Correction, it’s not necessarily the strength of the vibration motors, it was an entirely different haptic engine that was used if I recall correctly. The ‘vibration motor’ that was used in the iPhone 6 for example, was the standard vibration motor that was used in the iPhone 5s, until Apple switched over to the haptic engine.
 
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808drums

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Correction, it’s not necessarily the strength of the vibration motors, it was an entirely different haptic engine that was used if I recall correctly. The ‘vibration motor’ that was used in the iPhone 6 for example, was the standard vibration motor that was used in the iPhone 5s, until Apple switched over to the haptic engine.
The OP’s phone is from the Taptic Engine era (Apple switched to a new method of haptic feedback on iPhone 6S), however it’s a “1st gen” tiny vibration motor...that’s why I said that the 8 Plus and Max phones have beefier feedback units. I see no point on your correction.
 
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ericwn

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I have this problem with my iPhone 6s Plus with not feeling it when it is going off sometimes :(

Thinking of upgrading but not sure yet if it doesn't fix this problem.


P.S. I know some of you all told me to get a Apple Watch but that is not a total solution.
And what’s your point regarding the watch? I wouldn’t want to miss mine honestly, it became much easier for me to feel notifications.
 

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Correction, it’s not necessarily the strength of the vibration motors, it was an entirely different haptic engine that was used if I recall correctly. The ‘vibration motor’ that was used in the iPhone 6 for example, was the standard vibration motor that was used in the iPhone 5s, until Apple switched over to the haptic engine.
The iPhone 6 has a Taptic Engine “beta”. The 5S, 5, SE have a standard vibration motor, the 4 and 4S has a coin/ring style vibration motor.

You can see the design here: https://www.imore.com/sites/imore.c.../2015/09/iphone-6s-battery.jpeg?itok=ZYVy-k6U

Left is 6 right is 6S.
 

Relentless Power

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I said that the 8 Plus and Max phones have beefier feedback units. I see no point on your correction.
You were corrected with the core differences of the standard vibration motor v.s. revised Taptic Engine [Pre and Post] era Taptic v.s. Standard vibration. I wasn’t contesting your ‘beefier’ feedback comment.
 
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