In Apple WWDC18 World Developers Conference, Apple has finally announced iOS 12 software for iPhones. It mainly focuses on performance. There’s not that much improvement in functionality. Maybe there is no announcement for iPad, MacBook, HomePod or iPhone. Apple claims that iOS 11 satisfaction rate is 95%.
iOS 12 focuses to improve the performance of older devices. They are claiming that Apps startup speed has increased by 40%, the keyboard speed has increased by 50% and speed of opening the camera on older devices has increased by 70%. This is because of scheduling optimization of the CPU processor.
There’s a new photo search function. The new photo App offers search suggestions that highlight key moments, people, placed and categories that are important to you. It supports multi[ple search terms and some suggestions for multiple search terms. The new “For You” label in the photo suggests some appropriate photo effects. There are some sharing suggestions also.
Apple iOS 12 adds some shortcut keys to Siri by which people can perform some application’s quick task. In addition, Siri recommends adding it to the lock screen. One of the important functions of iOS 12 is the multi-user AR application. Apple also announced ARKit 2, including improved face tracking, 3D object detection, and more realistic rendering.
Apple iBook changed to Apple Book. iOS 12’s Car Play now supports some third-party navigations like Google, High German maps etc. They added a brand new Memoji which can generate its own emoji. It means you can build your own looks to make some emoji.
Apple announces a list of devices that can be upgraded to iOS 12. The devices capable of running iOS 11 can be upgraded to iOS 12.
iPhones are as follows:
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
- iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
- iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s and 6s Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 5s and so on.
iPad devices are as follows:
- Second-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro
- First-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro
- 10.5-inch iPad Pro
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro
- 9.7-inch iPad
- iPad Air
- Fifth-generation iPad
- iPad mini 4
- iPad Mini 3
- The sixth generation iPod Touch
- iPad mini 2 and so on.