Also it’s not just a vibration it’s a small vertical mounted piece that taps 
the button.

That probably explains the difference in feel.

> On Sep 18, 2016, at 4:29 PM, David Chittenden <dchitten...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> According to a website which took an iPhone 7 apart, the new taptic engine is 
> a vertical only vibration motor, rather than one which spins.
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> On 19/09/2016, at 08:19, Donna Goodin <doniado...@me.com 
> <mailto:doniado...@me.com>> wrote:
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>> I agree Scott.  I suspect that the negative reaction--sighted and blind 
>> folks alike--is something akin to the concerns about the removal of the 
>> phone jack, i.e. apprehension of the unknown.  I imagine that once most 
>> people see how similar the experience with the virtual button is, those 
>> concerns will go away.
>> Cheers,
>> Donna
>>> On Sep 18, 2016, at 2:29 PM, Scott Granados <sc...@qualityip.net 
>>> <mailto:sc...@qualityip.net>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> It’s sort of striking how real it feels considering that’s a haptic 
>>> response and not a real button.
>>> 
>>> I heard of objections about it on some of the mainstream media but I have 
>>> to say I’m a fan.
>>> 
>>>> On Sep 18, 2016, at 12:43 PM, Dan Eickmeier <va3ets2...@me.com 
>>>> <mailto:va3ets2...@me.com>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> I was sceptical at first too about the new home button, but I really like 
>>>> it in the 2 days I've had the phone.
>>>> 
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>> 
>>>> On Sep 18, 2016, at 12:12 PM, Donna Goodin <doniado...@me.com 
>>>> <mailto:doniado...@me.com>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> You know, I was skeptical, too, but I really like it.  In fact, like you, 
>>>>> Scott, I barely notice the difference.  The haptic feedback really does 
>>>>> make it feel like you're actually pressing a mechanical button.
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> Donna
>>>>>> On Sep 17, 2016, at 11:51 PM, Scott Granados <sc...@qualityip.net 
>>>>>> <mailto:sc...@qualityip.net>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Wonder what people think about the new home button?  I was skeptical.  I 
>>>>>> had a chance to hold the phone prelaunch but not use it for any length 
>>>>>> of time.  It was attached to another device so we were testing from the 
>>>>>> PC and controlling the device remotely.  Now that I’ve had a 24 hour 
>>>>>> period to use it, I really dig it.  I was afraid because I don’t like 
>>>>>> the capacitive buttons on Android.  They don’t have any feedback or even 
>>>>>> physical identifier.  It feels surprisingly real to me.  When you press 
>>>>>> and get that response it feels a lot like a button.  I also like the 
>>>>>> response is configurable.  I know others disagree though so I’m 
>>>>>> interested in what others using the 7 think of the touch sensitive 
>>>>>> virtual button.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>> Scott
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