Apple introduced in a press launch that iOS 13 will likely be out there on September 19. Even should you don’t plan to purchase a brand new iPhone, you’ll have the ability to get a bunch of recent options.
However that’s not all. iOS 13.1 will likely be out there on September 30. Apple needed to take away some options of iOS 13.zero on the final minute as they weren’t secure sufficient, reminiscent of Shortcuts automations and the flexibility to share your ETA in Apple Maps. That’s why iOS 13.1 will likely be launched shortly after iOS 13.
As at all times, iOS 13 will likely be out there as a free obtain. When you have an iPhone 6s or later, an iPhone SE or a Seventh-generation iPod contact, your system helps iOS 13.
As well as, watchOS 6 will likely be launched on September 19. Sadly, Apple will launch iPadOS 13 on September 30. And it seems like tvOS 13 may also be launched on September 30, in accordance with a separate press launch.
Right here’s a fast rundown of what’s new in iOS 13. This yr, along with darkish mode, it looks like each single app has been improved with some quality-of-life updates. The Photographs app encompasses a model new gallery view with autoplaying stay images and movies, good curation and a extra immersive design.
This model has a giant emphasis on privateness, as nicely, because of a brand new signup possibility referred to as “Sign up with Apple” and a bunch of privateness popups for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi consent. Apple Maps now options a powerful Google Road View-like function referred to as Look Round. It’s solely out there in a handful of cities, however I like to recommend… trying round, as the whole lot is in 3D.
Many apps have been up to date, reminiscent of Reminders with a model new model, Messages with the flexibility to set a profile image shared along with your contacts, Mail with higher textual content formatting choices, Well being with menstrual cycle monitoring, Recordsdata with desktop-like options, Safari with a brand new web site settings menu, and so on. Learn extra on iOS 13 in my separate preview.
On the iPad entrance, for the primary time Apple is looking iOS for the iPad beneath a brand new identify — iPadOS. Multitasking has been improved, the Apple Pencil ought to really feel snappier, Safari is now as highly effective as Safari on macOS and extra.