Apple iOS 14 Features [Rumored]
- Compatible with all iPhone devices running iOS 13
- Performance improvements
- New augmented reality app
- Keychain password manager to get 1Password like features
- Home screen widgets.
Apple iOS 14 overview
Apple is already working on the successor of iOS 13 that runs on iPhone and iPod touch. Early beta versions of the software have already leaked, giving us some hint of what is coming next big update.
Of course, Apple’s main priority is to focus on performance and quality in iOS 14 due to a lot of bugs in iOS 13 with plenty of new features.
iOS 14 Release Date
According to Apples history, iOS 14 is likely to arrive in September 2020 with newer iPhone models like iPhone 12, iPhone 12 pro, but the official announcement of iOS 14 will be at WWDC expected in June.
As we take into consideration the COVID-19 situation the WWDC 2020 will be going virtual event this year.
New Apps in iOS 14
Apple is creating a fitness app for the iPhone and Apple watch. This fitness app will allow users to download fitness-related videos that will guide users through different kinds of workouts.
This fitness app will be synced with Apple watch which will help to track the progress through workout routines and will be displayed on iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV. This may include different kinds of workout types like including core training, cycling, dance, rowing, stretching, indoor running, strength training, outdoor walking, and yoga.
There’s new WhatsApp like feature where one can tag contacts with their name like @someone. This feature is widely famous and used in WhatsApp group chat. This feature is helpful when you have muted the group chat but can still receive push notification if you are mentioned.
One rumor also hinting that we could get typing indicators for group chat.
New augmented reality app
As it is rumored that Apple is adding LIDAR sensors to its high-end models and new augmented reality app may make up to iOS 14 Apple already codenamed it as the Gobi. The app is to allow users to gather more information about the environment around them using augmented reality.
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Home screen widgets in iOS 14
As we all know Android is using widgets on the home screen for a long time. According to screenshots and renders surfacing on the web suggests that Apple may offer home screen widgets in iOS 14 with extra functionality.
iOS 14 supported devices
- iPhone 11 Pro
- iPhone SE (2020)
- iPhone 11 Pro Max
- iPhone 11
- 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 (2016)
- iPod touch (7th generation)