Why did iPhone get rid of home button?
Apple took out the 3.5mm audio jack for internal volume real estate. The home button represents surface area real estate. Removing it allows the screen to extend to the bottom of the phone.
Which iPhones have the home button?
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
These two handsets were launched in 2017 and had the honor of being the last iPhones to carry the Home Button and the embedded Touch ID sensor.
Does the iPhone 11 have a home button?
From apps back to the Home screen. Luckily, the Home button has been replaced with a Home gesture and it’s incredibly easy to do. Touch your finger to the gesture area at the very bottom of the iPhone 11 display.
Is iPhone better without home button?
Without a Home button, Apple had to figure out an easier way for users to turn the screen on — something easier than pressing the Side button, at a minimum. They hit a home run here with a new Raise to Wake feature. Now, all you have to do when you want to check the time or read new notifications is pick up the phone.