After all the hypes about the launch of Apple's sixth generation iPhone 5 and discussing its pros and cons, now it is the time to talk about the new iOS 6 mobile platform. The newest Apple mobile OS that will be available for download on existing products including iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 2, new iPad, and iPod Touch from September 19. The update is free to download and it will be made available a couple of days prior to the official US release date of the iPhone 5.
Firstly the key agenda for the discussion is 'What is new in the iOS 6?' Apple showcased the iOS 6 at the WWDC (WorldWide Developer Conference) in June and it is said to have a plethora of improvements which include over 200 new features including Apple Maps, deeper integration to Facebook and Twitter, enhanced Siri voice assistant, new Safari browser and many more.
However, it is to be mentioned that not all the features will be available to all the users. Apple has already released the availability of features based on the location.
Here are some of the key new features in the iOS 6. Have a look at the image gallery below.
Some of the miscellaneous features of the iOS 6 are location-based reminders for iPad, Lost Mode, custom vibrations for alerts, Kernel ASLR, auto-correction for keyboard, word highlights for speak selection, HDR enhancements, Ipv6 support, music ringtones and more.