iOS 16 release today! iPhone 8, iPhone 12 to iPhone 13, these iPhones are eligible; check full list

    Apple is likely to release the awaited iOS 16 today with the iPhone 14. Want to know if your iPhone will get it? Read on to find out all about the iOS 16 release today.
    By: SHAURYA TOMER
    | Updated on: Sep 07 2022, 19:46 IST
    Apple Event 2022: iPhone 14, Watch Series 8, AirPods Pro - what to expect at Far Out
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    1/5 The iPhone 14 series is just weeks away and leaks suggest that there will be four models - the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max or Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. (FrontPageTech)
    iPhone 14
    2/5 But the star of the show will be the Pro version and the specs-boosted iPhone 14 Pro Max, which are expected to carry exciting and major upgrades. The new A16 Bionic chipset, 48MP primary camera, an always-on display feature, new notch-less design, and much more. (iUpdate / YouTube)
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    3/5 It is not just the iPhone 14, but the new Apple Watch series too which is expected to be unveiled with three new models: the Apple Watch Series 8; a refreshed Apple Watch SE, and a new rugged “Pro” model of the series aimed for athletes. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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    4/5 Will there be a new Airpods Pro? Some leaks say so. We haven't seen an updated version since their initial launch in 2019, and this year, Apple may finally introduce a new AirPods Pro 2 with some notable upgrades in the charging case, Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC), and more. (HT Tech)
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    5/5 We all have seen the preview of the latest iOS 16 in September. Now, Apple may finally announce the stable version of iOS 16 for all eligible iPhone users along with the release of iPhone 14. In addition to iOS 16, Apple could also release watchOS 9, but iPad users may have to wait a little longer for the iPadOS 16. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    iOS 16
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    Want iOS 16 on your iPhone? These iPhones are eligible to get Apple’s next OS. Check iOS 16 release details. (Apple)

    The Apple “Far Out” Event is finally upon us. Apple will announce its next flagship, the iPhone 14 series alongside the Apple Watch 8 and a host of other products. It is also rumoured that the tech giant will also release the much-awaited iOS 16 update for the public along with the iPhone 14. Apple usually releases its latest iOS for the public with the new iPhones in September. Check iOS 16 release details below.

    iOS 16 was announced at the WWDC 2022 in June this year. Although it was made available to test via the iOS 16 Beta program, that was only for a handful of users, mostly tech oriented experts, who wanted to try out the new features before anyone else. Thereafter, Apple also released the iOS 16 public beta to a wider audience. Now, it is being released globally.

    iOS 16 includes a host of new features that are sure to improve your experience. Apple has introduced big changes to the iPhone lock screen. Users will now be able to edit and create custom lock screens as well as add widgets to lock screens.

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    The Messages app has also received a substantial upgrade. You can now unsend messages and even have the option to edit already sent messages. Messages has also received the SharePlay feature to allow users to view content and text together simultaneously. Other iOS apps such as Dictation, LiveText and Maps have also received major upgrades on iOS 16.

    But do you know if your iPhone will get the new update?

    iPhones eligible for the iOS 16 update

    IOS 16 will be supported on the following iPhones:

    iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone Pro Max, iPhone SE 2022 and the upcoming iPhone 14 series.

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    First Published Date: 07 Sep, 19:46 IST
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