According to well-known Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman, Apple programmers and engineers have completed the development of the iOS 16 operating system, and the platform is almost ready for a public release, which is just a short time away.
According to the publication, the company plans to introduce iOS 16 and watchOS 9 in September simultaneously with the iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Series 8 smartwatches, but the operating system for iPadOS 16 tablets and the macOS Ventura platform will be available a month later.
iOS 16 public release will take place in September
Features new to the Apple ecosystem in iOS 16 include a customizable lock screen with widgets, the ability to temporarily edit or unsend an iMessage, the introduction of an iCloud Shared Photo Library for sharing photos with family and friends, and more. In addition, Apple has returned the display of the battery percentage in the indicator located at the top of the screen.
It was recent report says Apple intends to launch the iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Series 8 on September 7th. We expect that the premiere of new software will take place during this event. However, we have no official information from Apple. Gurman believes that the October event will focus on iPads and Mac computers. Including the iPad Pro with the M2 chipset, as well as new versions of operating systems.
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Alongside iOS 16, the iPhone 14 series will be available next month. As the press conference approaches, more and more news is coming from the supply chain. Recently, a source who manufactures protective cases revealed that the iPhone 14 series will have as many as eight colors.
Both the standard edition and the Pro models this time should have a purple color that will become standard. The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max will get a glossy glass back and a darker purple color. The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will get frosted glass and a lighter purple color. Several sources have confirmed that there will be no blue smartphones in the iPhone 14 lineup. Recall that this is one of the most popular colors of the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro.