Fanatics can take a sigh from bated breath as the all-new iOS 12 has been released in the WWDC 2018. Being felt like an eternity, the wait is over, and the tech-savvies can equip their iPhones with the latest iOS 12.
On Monday, the industry-leading tech giant Apple released iOS 12 for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. The iOS 12 comes with amazing features that Apple fans had craved.
So what exactly does the iOS 12 has to offer? To answer this question, we have rounded up the top features in iOS 12. After reading this article, you will know why you should update to the new iOS 12, and what to expect from it. Read along to discover everything:
As impressive as it sounds, the iOS 12 adds up to the performance and battery life of an iOS device. Both the factors play a key role when it comes to users’ experience.
Since, iOS 11 had been quite challenging for the Apple, saying the least, users had reported about security holes, bugs, and some more issues. Shockingly, iOS devices running on iOS 11 dealt with various performance issues so bad that even some of the Android flagship models had outperformed the exclusive iOS devices.
Not to mention, these Apple’s devices included top-of-the-line series iPhones and iPad equipped with the A11 Bionic SoC, the more powerful component than anything inside the best Android phone until now. With iOS 12 released, the most complex technical flaws and bugs have been resolved. In reality, Apple has purportedly withheld some of the features, providing engineers with time to focus on the performance enhancements. The new iOS 12 is much smooth and responsive than the most stable release of iOS 11.
Will the older iPhones benefit from the new iOS 12?
All the iOS devices will witness performance enhancements thanks to the iOS 12, including the older iOS devices. In fact, the Apple says that the older the smartphone, the better it will be with iOS 12. Older iPhones will receive a fantastic 70% improvement in term of performance, speed, and stability.
Besides, there are various behind-the-scene improvements, leading to improved battery life – that is actually a great deal.
This might not be as noticeable as the performance and battery life factors. However, iOS 12 has made fair changes to the notifications. The new grouped notifications can automatically group notifications.
There is an “Instant Tuning” feature, allowing a user to set an individual app at silent notification. However, the notifications will still be displayed, however, they won’t accompany endless vibration or audible alerts that could drive you crazy. These notification settings can be found in settings.
The Siri Shortcuts offered in the iOS 12 allows the third-party apps to include shortcut supported by the Siri. For instance, you can build a shortcut to track key, so that when you say, “I’ve lost my keys”, a title app will launch and help you locate a Title Tracker that is attached to the keys. Also, you can build an amazing app for either a business or personal use by the best iPhone app developers, and create a Siri Shortcut for it.
Apple’s apps support the Shortcut features, and 3rd party app developers can create shortcuts for individual apps. In addition, users can build customized shortcuts that include various apps. The new feature focuses on the Workflow app.
The Siri Shortcut doesn’t comes pre-installed in the iOS 12. You need to download the Apple’s “Shortcuts” app from the App Store to use it.
Apple has bring in innovation by introducing a new set of features to prohibit users from overusing their iOS devices. Considering how smartphone overuse has become a major issue around the world, Apple along with Google, both are developing innovative features in smartphones to rid users from overusing the phones.
A new feature in iOS 12 notifies a user about how long he/she has been using the apps. In addition, it prohibits overuse of a smartphone by offering alerts for overuse of specific apps.
The all-new iOS 12 comes with handy features, providing users with superior experience. Keeping in view the performance enhancement, extended battery life, grouped notifications, Siri Shortcuts, and more features, iOS 12 has vital reasons to power your iOS device.
If you think of any other great feature in the iOS 12 that we have missed, feel free to mention.
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