Starting September 18, all owners of iPhone XS 2018 and newer models can install the new operating system, iOS 17, introduced by Apple on its official website. This update promises to bring a host of exciting changes and features for Apple users.
New Features in iOS 17
iOS 17 developers have introduced several important new features, including StandBy, which provides convenient information on the screen while the phone is charging. This is a full-screen mode that ensures comfortable viewing from a distance.
Improvements in Phone and Messaging
iOS 17 gives users the ability to create personalized contact cards displayed during incoming calls. It also introduces the feature of sending calls to voicemail and viewing message transcriptions. In the "Messages" section, there is now the ability to quickly respond to messages using gestures, as well as improved autocorrect and intelligent text recommendations.
Simplified Contact Sharing with NameDrop
NameDrop allows users to exchange contacts by bringing their devices close to each other. It's a convenient way to share phone numbers and email addresses. With it, you'll be able to share contact cards.
Interactive Widgets for Enhanced User Interface
Now, iPhone users have access to interactive widgets on the home screen, lock screen, and in standby mode. These widgets make it easier to access important information and functions right from the device's screen.
Offline Maps in Apple Maps
The Apple Maps app now has the capability to download maps for offline use. This allows users to view maps, plan routes, and navigate even when the iPhone is not connected to the internet.
Update to the Siri Voice Assistant
Apple has simplified the activation of the Siri voice assistant on the iPhone and other devices. Now, simply saying "Siri" is enough to activate it, and you can issue multiple commands in succession without repeating the keyword.
Meeting the New iPhone 15
The launch of the new iOS 17 system was preceded by an event where Apple introduced a lineup of new iPhones, including the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max. These smartphones come with significant changes, including a new design, brighter displays, updated cameras, and powerful processors.
Features of the iPhone 15
Among the key features of the iPhone 15 are the introduction of Type-C charging, a new design with rounded edges, a bright screen, and various sizes. Additionally, the Pro versions have received a new Action Button feature for controlling various functions.
Price of the New iPhone 15
The prices for the new iPhone 15 vary depending on the model:
- iPhone 15 – starting at $799
- iPhone 15 Plus – starting at $899
- iPhone 15 Pro – starting at $999
- iPhone 15 Pro Max – starting at $1,199
With these changes, iOS 17 and the new iPhone 15 models, Apple continues to advance its product lineup, providing users with new capabilities and technologies.