iPhone 7 Plus to ship with new haptic feedback Home button and dual cameras

Touch ID Home Button

Bloomberg is the latest to confirm that the iPhone 7 Plus model will ship with dual cameras. The new iPhone will feature two sensors that produce more detailed and brighter photos, according to an unnamed source who has used a prototype version of the next-generation device.

"Both sensors, which each capture color differently, simultaneously take a picture, and the device produces a single, merged photograph," said the person.

The dual cameras will also allow the iPhone 7 to perform better in low light situations. The dual cameras system will only be available on the larger 5.5-inch model, and not the basic 4.7-inch model.

Bloomberg's source also noted that both iPhone 7 models will not include a headphone jack, but they will be equipped with new pressure-sensitive Home buttons that utilize haptic feedback. 9to5Mac published a simular report in July. Quoting a source from the Japanese Apple blog Macotakara, 9to5 claims that the Home button will use haptic feedback to "simulate a click," just like Apple's Force Touch trackpad.

None of the sources have mentioned how the new Home button will affect Touch ID or how a reset will be performed on the next-generation device.

The lack of a headphone jack is one of the earliest iPhone 7 rumors that has refused to die. Apple is expected to replace the headphone jack with an additional speaker. iPhone 7 owners will need to utilize Bluetooth supported headphones or connect them through the iPhone's charging port.

There have also been rumors that Apple is planning to replace its Space Gray color with a deep blue or a formal black option.

The iPhone 7 is set to launch sometime this fall alongside the final version of iOS 10. iPhone and iPad owners with supported devices can download the third iOS 10 public beta for a preview of all the upcoming new features.