Haptic Touch is similar to 3D Touch, but works when users long-press on the screen, rather than relying on the amount of pressure applied. The featureon the iPhone XR's lock screen to launch the flashlight and camera, in the Control Center and on the spacebar to activate the cursor.
The long-press feature reportedly won't be available on the iPhone 6 or older models.
iOS 12.1.1 is currently in beta testing.
Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.