Apple iOS 15 Public Beta has just been released and to try this out yourself, and the only requirement is for users to have a compatible device that came out in 2015 or later. That’s right, you don’t need a developer account, but the final version will not be released until later this year. New features include FaceTime SharePlay, which lets users watch shows on Disney+ or other supported apps over videoconferencing. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Other new features include FaceTime links for Android and Windows users that lets the former FaceTime with people who don’t have an Apple product by sending them a link as well as several iMessage improvements, including the ability to create a list called “Shared With You” that collects photos, news stories, songs, etc.that people text you and put them in one place to review later. More information here on the Apple Beta Software Program.
- 5.4-inch Super Retina XDR display
- Ceramic Shield, tougher than any smartphone glass
- A14 Bionic chip, the fastest chip ever in a smartphone
- Advanced dual-camera system with 12MP Ultra Wide and Wide cameras; Night mode, Deep Fusion, Smart HDR 3, 4K Dolby Vision HDR recording
- 12MP TrueDepth front camera with Night mode, 4K Dolby Vision HDR recording
For many customers, iPhone has become indispensable, and this year we’ve created even more ways it can enhance our daily lives. iOS 15 helps users stay connected while sharing experiences in real time, gives them new tools to help reduce distraction and find focus, uses intelligence to enhance the photos experience, and, with huge upgrades to Maps, brings new ways to explore the world. We can’t wait for customers to experience it,” said Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering.