The iOS 15 is finally here! In its recently conducted digital-only Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) event, Apple unveiled its latest operating system, the iOS 15 for iPhones and iPadOS 15 for iPads. With this announcement, the long wait of all the Apple fans came to an end, and the new features for iOS 15 were finally official!
Read on to find out everything the brand-new iOS15 and iPadOS15 have in store for all the Apple enthusiasts!
The New Features for iOS 15
Here are all the new, exciting, and powerful new features for iOS 15 that the iPhone users will receive with the iOS15 update:
1. Get ready for a much better FaceTime!
With iOS15, FaceTime will include a portrait mode for blurring the backgrounds, Spatial Audio, and a grid view that will enable you to talk with multiple people simultaneously.
Users will also get a new feature called SharePlay that will allow them to share their screens or music with others. Plus, they can now share links to schedule individual FaceTime calls just like Zoom.
You can also now send friends and family a link to connect on FaceTime, allowing you to easily schedule group calls.
2. New iMessage features
iMessage is all set to get a redesign and receive an intuitive “Shared with You” feature. This will save the links sent to you by others and place them in a Shared with You folder. The feature will work with apps like Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, etc.
3. Say Hello to a better camera!
The iOS 15 will also introduce some powerful camera improvements. You will now be able to automatically identify and scan text in photographs through a new feature called Live Text.
Apple has also launched a unique element called Memories. This will use AI and Machine Learning technology to integrate photographs into galleries and add music from Apple Music.
4. Apple Maps will now sport 3D street data
Apple Maps is all set to receive a super exciting upgrade. With the iOS 15, Maps will now have more distinguished data, enhanced road colours and driving directions, and 3D landers. It will also have a better night mode.
The newly introduced AR facet will help determine the user’s precise position to give more accurate directions while walking.
The Exciting iPadOS 15 Updates
Just like the iOS, the iPadOS is also geared up to receive a lot of fresh upgrades. Here’s what to expect from the latest iPadOS15:
1. Notes app to get some significant updates
With the iPadOS 15, Apple is introducing a Quick Note feature. This will allow you to jot down a note on the Apple Pencil while using another app. Mentions and Tags have also been introduced for Notes. A more robust interface is on the way too.
2. The App Library is here!
The App Library feature, which was introduced with iOS 14, has also made its way to iPadOS 15. It automatically organizes apps into a quick-to-browse menu.
3. A new multitasking interface
The iPadOS 15 will also sport a better multitasking interface. It will enable you to easily put two apps side by side on your iPad’s screen. Apple calls this the Split View mode. A quick-access button is also added to make swapping in and out of the two-app Split View mode easy and quick.
4. Larger widgets and updates for the Translation App
The widgets introduced in iOS 14 are also being introduced to the new iPadOS 15. It will also have some larger-format widgets that can get extremely large and span multiple columns of apps. The Translation App is also getting some exciting new updates.
New Features for iOS 15 Conclusion
So there they are! All the brand new features for iOS15 and iPadOS 15 features that we know about so far.
As far as the release dates are concerned, the new iOS 15 is now available for all the developers to test. According to Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, the iOS 15 will be released for the public later this year. So we are expecting it to be launched alongside the company’s much-awaited iPhone 13 series.
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