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iOS 11 now available to download on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

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Apple today released iOS 11 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch publicly. The software firmware arrives over the air to compatible iOS devices, bringing in major updates over iOS 10.

Apple previewed the software update during its annual developer conference this year, followed by multiple beta firmwares issued to registered iOS developers and public beta testers. The iOS 11 GM release was aired on September 12th to developers and beta testers.

iOS 11 is the biggest software release ever for iPad, with powerful multitasking features, the Files app and more ways to use Apple Pencil. Augmented reality is coming to hundreds of millions of iOS devices with a new platform for developers to build apps that let users place virtual content on top of real-world scenes.

CoreML gives developers on-device machine learning capabilities so they can easily make apps that will predict, learn and become more intelligent. Additional features include the ability to pay friends using Apple Pay, Do Not Disturb while driving to help users stay more focused on the road, even more intelligence and a new voice for Siri and new professional capabilities to Photos and Camera.

Apple’s iOS 11 is compatible with following iOS devices.

iOS 11 on iPhone

  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s

iOS 11 on iPad

  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation)
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st generation)
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad (5th generation)
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2

iOS 11 on iPod touch

  • iPod touch (6th generation)

The software update has a lengthy list of new features as well as improvements, such as the native Files app, Augmented Reality, and better multitasking. Notably, it brings more power to the iPad users, with desktop-like functionalities to get things done with ease.

You can download the iOS 11 software update on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch over-the-air through Settings > General > Software Update. Happy updating!

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