NextInput’s Advanced ForceTouch™ Solution Enables Iconic Feature In Meizu Smartphones

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA – January 22, 2018 – NextInput, Inc., the leader in MEMS-based force sensing solutions, announced today its ForceTouch solution is in mass production with the Meizu MeiLan S6. Meizu is the first Chinese smartphone OEM to adopt force to realize a virtual home button on display, improving the user experience. Meizu’s sleek design allows for a larger screen and an order of magnitude higher reliability home button.

“We were looking at many many technologies, we did a lot of search to provide full screen bezel-less phone with virtual home button,” says Mr. Li Nan, Meizu Corporate Senior VP. “Finally we found a partner in NextInput with superior technology.”

“Another great milestone has been achieved; we are in mass production with Meizu handsets,” says Ali Foughi, NextInput CEO and Founder. “We are at the forefront of a broad market trend to adopt force touch features in Mobile and other markets.”

Meizu launch event in Beijing

About NextInput

NextInput, Inc., headquartered in the Silicon Valley, provides MEMS-based force sensing solutions for the Mobile, Automotive, IoT, Medical, Robotics and Industrial markets.

About Meizu

Established in 2003 and headquartered in Zhuhai, China, Meizu designs and produces smartphones created to provide a simple, intuitive mobile experience for people whose time is expected to be simply spent in using their devices, instead of figuring out the way of using them.

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