ZTE beats Apple to the punch by being the first to introduce a smartphone with Force Touch

While everyone assumed that the Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus would be the first handsets to employ Force Touch, it looks they might have been beaten to the punch by ZTE. The latter certainly is the first to introduce a smartphone with Force Touch as that honor goes to the ZTE Axon Mini. The phone was unveiled today carrying a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED screen that offers Force Touch capabilities...
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37 Comments

30. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Actually they first did it with the new macbook and later on the apple watch. They were beaten in phone category but as a technology they did it first on a laptop and a watch. Not only that they had force touch patents for almost two years.

35. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Samsung had that patent way before http://www.google.com/patents/US20110063248

24. gaming64 unregistered

Wondering if they implement Force Touch right?

31. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

Did they also call it as "Force Touch"? Isn't it an Apple term or is it a generic term?

33. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

May be theyre going to named it as 'ATouch' or something like that....

34. Supersonic

Posts: 226; Member since: May 15, 2015

Really funny. everybody is fighting for force touch. This is nothing but a gimmic and people will hardly use or notice it. It is not a feature worth mentioning guys.

39. p51d007

Posts: 700; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

Force touch...another GIMMICK like the fingerprint sensors. How about some REAL innovation, like flexible screens, LARGER batteries.
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