What’s new in iOS 15: New Features, Apps & Compatible devices

Apple has announced the latest iOS version called iOS 15, with many features, privacy updates, and usability improvements. It adds a slew of new features and improvements to your iPhone, including a simplified Safari interface, preconfigured settings for rapidly changing your home screen layout, and significant improvements to FaceTime.

We’ll guide you through each of the new features, taking into account what’s new in iOS 15.1, and show you how to get it.

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1. FaceTime

2. iMessages

3. Focus

4. Notifications

5. Maps

6. Live Text

7. Safari

8. Spotlight

9. Photos

10. Health

11. Privacy

Supported devices for iOS 15

With these new exciting and bettered features, you might be wondering if the update is capable of the device I have right now?

Following is a list of iOS 15 compatible devices, including iOS 13 and iOS 14. iOS 15 works with iPhones with the following firmware versions: ios 13 and ios 14. So, here’s a quick list of compatible devices that can upgrade to iOS 15.

It is worth noting that older iPhones will not support iOS 15. So if you have an iPhone 6S (2015) or newer, it will need to be updated. But do note that features like Portrait mode on FaceTime, Live Text, Spatial audio and augmented reality on Maps do support iOS 15 only for devices with A12 bionic chip.

Blog Authored by: Balaji Ramakrishnan