iOS 12 Features
Apple has announced their iOS 12 update in the WWDC 2018 Keynote. As Android is giving tough competition for the OS, Apple is likely to add features that will compete with Android P. It has already released its Developer Beta version on June 4. The Public beta users can test the OS on June 26. And it is expected that the OS will avail for the end users from the month September onwards with their new iPhones. If you want to test the iOS now only you can prefer Developer Beta Version by paying 99 dollars as an annual membership fee. But beta version will not be a fully built software, so it is prefered to wait till the final release.
Performance has been Apples core preference in every stable releases. Each time they will enhance the OS performance with the courtesy of new innovations. It is noted that in its predecessors, the keyboard,camera didn't had full range performance, but the latest is aiming for that. The company officials already given a clue by saying "we are testing the OS performances under different conditions".
It feels like Apple has been impressed with Google's Screen Time feature. With the aid of Screen Time the user can know how much time he has spent with the device. Which will helpful in maintaining a balanced interaction with the life and phone. It is assumed that Apple has improved a bit more with the option of time spent in each applications. Parental control feature will limit a particular apps usage. In simple, Screen Time will give you all the interaction stats and full control with your device.
No More Messy Notifications
Some times it looks annoying when lot of messy notifications come from a single app. But Apple has found a solution with the grouped notification feature which will allow you to perform interact or dismiss actions on notifications. It also gives more options to the users by allowing send notifications that vibrate the device. The "Quiet" option will favor in nasty incoming notifications and will show the Notifications only in Notification Center.
We can expect the Animoji character much improved. It is speculated that iOS 12 will feature Animoji's with toung detection feature. It will imitate whatever we do with our toungue on the Animoji's. Memoji's are biggest advantage from iOS 12. We can create our own version of emoji's using memoji's. It also gives customizing options with hair style and some accessories. Although Samsung released similar feature, it ended up with a mixed response. But Apple seems to be make best.
With this feature, there will be a option of 32 people in a FaceTime session. When making conversations the person whom talks will be highlighted by displaying in the larger part of the screen. It is rumored that it will also feature in MacOS. In simple, this will give you the opportunity of more than one on one conversation in video chat.
Augmented Reality and Measure App
The Measure App by Apple was used to make full use of the augmented reality feature by Apple.The Measure App will aid in accurate judging in the objects around you. Using the camera we can easily measure the object. Although third party applications are already giving the functionality, a native app will enhance the performance as well as trust.
Improved Photo Options
The search suggestion will be a new thing in iOS12. Whenever we viewing a photo, it will give various search suggestions. The " For You" tab will be one more advantage which will suggest various customizing options for the image. As like Google Photos, the sharing suggestion will aid in finding the similar photos which are being shared.
Using iPad and iPhone wasn't same in the earlier versions, especially in case of gestures. For example we had one gesture in return to home for iPad and another one for iPhone. But in iOS 12 all the complexicities has been solved. Swipe up from the bottom will return home and Pulling down from the top right hand corner will show the Control Center in both devices.
Improved Siri Features
Now Siri has loaded with 40+ languages, and we can know the cricket scores, schedules with it. It has expanded its features in case of food and celebrity knowledge features. It has removed the Password search feature. We can assign phrases to task using Siri Shortcuts, for example, "I lost My Keys" will ring your tile tracker to find your keys.