iOS is one of the smartest and the best selling operating system. iOS devices are the benchmark in the world of smartphones. And with the latest advancement of iOS 11 for iOS Devices has added an extra ordinary level to it.
iPhone and iPads with iOS 11 have gained betterment in terms of capabilities and intelligence. The iPhones with iOS 11 will have additional features and restriction to any sort of games and apps will now be eliminated. And access to iPad with iOS 11 can give an all new experience to the user.
iOS 11 Release Date:
The all new software iOS by Apple is completely going to change your Apple devices whether it is an iPhone or iPad. As your questions and excitement about the latest upgrade of the software are soon going to come to an end.
Along with the release of new iPhone on Tuesday, 12 of September 2017 the new software will be launched the very next day i.e Wednesday 13 of September 2017. The release of the software will be revolutionary for both iPhone and iPad as it will provide the devices with control center reorganization but the improvement is more inclined towards iPad enhancement.
Though iOS 11 will come into existence next week, the software is still in unfinished form. It will be completed soon. Most of you might have already tested the software iOS 11 for iOS Devices as its beta version was already launched on June 26.
Reviews For The Test Version?
The upgrade is undoubtedly amazing and worth it. Though it has a small issue with the apps working with Bluetooth like smart door lock etc…
It might be solved in the planned release on September 13 but that entirely depends on the developer. But the features added into it make the update very useful.
What’s New in iOS 11?
There are several changes made in iOS 11 and some of them are discussed as follows:
1. There are considerable design changes in the interfacing elements.
- The text in iOS 11 is much bolder.
- Certain apps like Calculator and Phone have more attractive design as far as looks are considered.
- Some other apps like lock screen and control center are completely revamped.
2. Control Centre with iOS 11 is now customisable.
- Now you have the option to select a wider range of settings.
- Your screen no more splits into multiple screens.
- There is an expansion in 3D touch settings and you can make several desirable changes without having to open the settings app.
3. The Lock Screen and Notification Center with the updated software is merged.
4. Many inbuilt features and applications in iOS devices have updated features.
5. It introduces all new drag and drops feature. It is available for all iOS devices. You can select any file from one app and drop it into any other app.
6. Additional keyboard features are also introduced.
7. One of the most interesting feature is added to Apple Music. It lets you know what your friend is listening to. Along with that you can create and share your own playlist.
8. A new App drawer has been introduced for messages that allow you an easy access to messages, stickers, and apps.
9. Your homekit can support speakers too.
10. A new Airplay 2 has come into existence that supports multi room functionality.
11. Do not disturb is now upgraded to encompass driving. It automatically mutes the notification while driving.
12. The Photos and videos with upgradation of HEIF and HEVC formats will occupy less space in your device.
13. Now iMessage will be stored in iCloud once you upgrade your phone to iOS 11.
14. You can easily transfer money to your friends and family through just an iMessage using the latest feature of person to person Apple pay.
15. Your camera app is also available with more advanced features.
iOS 11 Betas:
There are a different number of Betas version launched:
- Ten Betas Version of iOS were introduced for developers.
- And nine Betas for public testing.
Considering all the testing made on different Beta versions several improvisations were made. It can be clearly seen by checking different beta version like Beta 2, Beta 3 or Beta 5.
The later versions have no considerable changes. The focus was on fixing the bugs and improvising the performance of the software before the final launch.
App Updates in the Upgraded iOS 11
AR would be Added To Your iPhone And iPad:
- It allows you to witness virtual effects in your real world. You can place any virtual item in your room or just next to you and get a whole new experience.
- Soon a new developing software Arkit will be introduced by Apple
Changes In Camera App:
- The latest compression technology leads to least space occupied by videos.
- Now HDR and Optical Image Stabilization can enhance low light portraits.
- You can now easily edit live photos and videos.
- If you capture the video using ‘Memories’ feature you can play it in both the modes that are landscape and portrait.
- You can also develop a movie by creating a loop for live photos.
- If you like any still frame from live photos, you can personalize it and save it.
- It allows you to take great scenic captures using long exposure effect feature.
Control Center is now available in Single Panel:
- There were three panels in iOS 10 for control center it is now set back to one.
- Toggles and sliders are provided to speed up and you can tap straight away.
Sync your Conversation with iMessage:
- If you get your way to the new iOS device all your conversation can easily be synchronized.
- If you make any sort of editing or deletion it will reflect in another device too.
Apple Music with AirPlay 2:
- Airplay 2 protocol helps you to connect to multiple speakers in different rooms. It gives you best deal for partying.
- It is available for third parties too.
- You can make your playlist public.
Hmmm, The New App Store:
- The Apple app store is now explicitly redesigned. It has different access from the previous one. It is much more convenient.
- Now the tabs are distinguished for games, apps and Today’s Featured Apps.
Special Features and Updates for iPad in iOS 11:
- The latest app dock in has more app space in it. You just need to pull them up.
- iPad has the great support of Apple pencil.
- Apple pencil can be used to mark anything on your device.
- Files are the new app for iPad that keeps all your intact and make your search much more convenient.
Apple Maps now available for Indoors Too:
- If you are in mall or airport Apple maps will now guide with all the floor plans. Your search can now be easier.
- As, the speed limit is part of the apple maps, you can keep an eye on your speed while driving.
- While driving between multiple lanes, it guides you perfectly to change the lanes.
- Needless to say, it is your perfect guiding tool with all required features.
Updates in Siri :
- Siri acquires new look in iOS 11 update.
- It suggests you multiple results for your search. There is no or reduced chances of any sort of error.
- It is now available with language translator. The different languages available on Siri are English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese and Italian.
- It can now enhance tones of female and male voices.
- It learns different words used by you and adds it to its own dictionary. These words are suggested by Siri when you write next time.
- It is personalized for you and has no web access.
- It will now be available for the third party and you can give several voice commands.
Apple Car Play with Do Not Disturb :
- This app is updated to ensure your safety while driving.
- All your messages and notifications are kept off from reaching you and an auto-generated alert is sent to the sender for your driving.
- If you are in a vehicle but not driving you can manually turn off the do not disturb mode.
- However, you can customise the app for your special ones and your urgent notices can reach you.
Which Devices are Compatible with iOS 11?
iOS 11 for iOS Devices do not support all the devices but only 64-bit devices. It clearly means that the devices like iPad 4, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c are not compatible with it. The devices that are compatible with iOS 11 are listed below
- 6th generation iPod Touch.
- iPad pro first and second generation
- iPad mini 2
- iPad mini 3
- iPad mini 4
- iPad Pro fifth generation
- iPad air
- iPad air 2
- iPhone 5s
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 plus
and last but not the least, soon to be launched iPhone 8.
iOS 11 for iPhone and iOS 11 For iPad has a lot to provide to their users in terms of apps, games, updates, and features. It will help you grab a whole new experience of a smart world. The reviews for the beta version are all positive till date but the final verdict can be made only after the full flashed release of the operating system.