The most awaiting iOS update nowadays is the iOS 13; the thirteenth major version to the Apple mobile operating system. According to Apple, iOS 13 is “a whole new look on a whole new level.” Apple introduces a bold new look with major new updates to mostly used iOS apps. Apple has added more security restrictions to help you protect your privacy more than ever. And you have now improvements all over the device system which make your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch faster and more entertaining to use.
Compatible Devices with iOS 13
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPod touch (7th generation)
Note: Now you may wonder whether iOS 13 is compatible with any iPads or not. Well, iOS 13 is not compatible with any iPads, not really. Apple has introduced a specific OS for iPads called “iPadOS”.
iOS 13 Features
The dark mode gives a whole new look to your iPhone. With dark mode on, you can go all in on lights out. It is designed to make everything on the iPhone screen to look easier on your eyes. You can simply turn it on from the Control Center or you can set it to turn on automatically at night.
Photos and Camera
iOS 13 has been added with Portrait Lighting Control to create the look that you exactly want by making changes to the intensity of light in Portrait Lighting. And there is an all-new photos tab with a newly organized view of your best moments. New tools that have been added to Photos and Camera feature let you control any filter or adjustment, so you can finely tune your photos. And now you have a powerful video editing with rotate, auto enhance, crop, and all the other photo editing tools right on video editings.
Privacy and Security
You are now given a simple way to sign into websites and apps so that your privacy is protected. HomeKit Secure Video has been introduced camera storage with security and privacy. And as usual, iOS 13 also is built with well-secured privacy for everything you do on your iPhone.
The new Map on iOS 13 discloses more details about the world you know. You can look around the cities with an immersive 3D experience that allows you to pan around 360 degrees and move perfectly down the streets. Your favorite places such as home, school, coffee shop, work, snack shop, etc. are now at your fingertips. You can build places that you want to visit or must-see spots and share them with your loved ones.
Siri has an introducing new voice. This feature has been improved with the use of advanced neural text-to-speech technology. Siri now has new built-in shortcuts for apps.
Using HomePod, Siri can now learn and recognize the family members’ voices. The best feature is, Siri can now read your incoming messages for you. So you no longer have to stop what you were doing to read your received messages. You are now allowed to pair two sets of AirPods on a single iPhone and take pleasure in the same movie or song with a friend or a family member.
Memoji and Messages
You can create unique Memojis with new headwear, hairstyles, piercings, and makeup on iOS 13. Memoji becomes sticker packs live in your keyboard automatically so that you can use Momoji stickers in Mail, Messages, and third-party apps. You can now control the way your friends see you by selecting the name, photo or Memoji they see when you call/ text them. And you can also type fast on iOS 13 update by swiping from one letter to the next.
And there is many more…
Not only these above-mentioned features, but you also get improvements on reminders, CarPlay, performance, augmented reality on ARKit 3, text formatting tools in Mail, new and improved Notes, a more personalized Health app, a more advanced Files app, etc.