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iOS 11 release date and new features you need to know

iOS 11 release date and new features you need to know

On June 5, Apple introduces the latest version of operating system ios 11 at its WWDC 2017 keynote. Ios 11 included hundreds of new features that run on your iPad and iPhone. Ios 11 new features must please the iPhone and iPad owners from beginner to professional.

On ios 11 operating system your iPad performance is different from any modern android and Samsung galaxy s3 tablet. Augmented reality is added to ios 11 for developers to creating new world-warping amazing experiences.

What’s new in ios 11?

1- ios 11 dock turns iPad into a laptop replacement

Ios 11 turns many iPads as iPad pro 10.5 and iPad pro 12.9 into true laptops for many people. Ios 11 has new customizable dock as like mac computer at the bottom of your iPad; you just swap up to access it within any app because it’s hidden. It follows you from app to app along the bottom and by dock you can use the multitasking functionality.

You can jump from app to app easily as MacBook. The bottom dock app is also shown in the main multitasking menu.

2-Drag and drop comes to the iPad

 On ios 11 you can drag apps into split mode. With the help of Ios 11 you can drag your URLs, text and images between apps into split mood. You can also move text from safari to a word document.

New App Store

Apple redesigned the app store for easy access of games and apps and makes it easier.  App store shows daily top apps and top stories but every app still has its product page.  Ios 11’s main focus is new apps and games. Actually this is new way of downloading apps and games excitedly as it was 9 years ago.

Smarter Siri

Siri is getting smarter and natural voice with new update of ios 11. You can also choose gender option in new update. Siri sounds like AI with its new features in ios 11 and Siri provide quickly translation of any word. For Example, if you want to order any specific Chinese dish, so you can order it with Siri. Siri is available in many languages on 375 million devices.

Better music with ios 11

You can control your multispeakers at your home and further tweaking the app music design. You can share your playlist, station and albums with your friends easily. With new ios 11 Siri is also in your music Curation.

iMessages won't take up your storage anymore

First thing when you delete one conversation from your iPad, it also disappear it from your iPhone and MacBook pro also.

Secondly with ios 11, you can back up of all your iMessages at iCloud. It’s also easier to decorate messages with easy pickup stickers and songs.

Apple Files opens up your many clouds

This app can manage all your data of your iPad and other ios devices like iCloud drive and also manage your files by connecting with third party apps like Google drive and drop box, so you have all your files in a single place.

Apple changed the file types to save space and reduced the files size for easy sharing purpose. Videos are also saved in other format like HEVC files.

iPad keyboard shortcuts

Apple provide tweaked keyboard shortcuts in ios 11 and combines alphabets with symbols, numbers and punctuation marks on a single keyboard and accessed them by a new flicking gesture.

Apple Pay payments to friends

Apple provides a payment method through which you can pay your friends who owe money.  You use touch id as authentication and send money also through IMessages. There is no reason to paying back your friends.

Safe and smarter maps

Apple introduces indoor maps in ios 11 for shopping centers and major airports all around the world for easy access and to avoid even a single exit. 

ios 11 release date

ios 11 release date not confirmed but it release before the release of new iPhone 8. But Apple has already shown new features of ios 11 on its WWDC developer’s event during the opening keynote on 5 June.

Which iPhones and iPads will get ios 11?

  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd Gen)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch
  • iPad Pro 10.5-inch
  • iPad Pro 9.7-inch
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad 5th Generation
  • iPad 4th gen
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2
  • iPod Touch 6th gen

 

So what’s your pick in features? Comment below to let us know about your best feature in ios 11.

 

Eisha.Mehtab

Author: Eisha.Mehtab

Eisha Mehtab is currently in college completing her A levels, holds an avid interest in psychology & philosophy and lives by the motto to "do a little bit of everything."