• Files app is brand new to iOS 11. Can view all files on the device, on your other iOS devices, in iCloud Drive and across other services including Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, Google Drive etc.
  • On iPads, a new Dock feature, like on OSX. Customisable, can open and switch apps, also auto-suggests apps.
  • Improvements to Multitasking features in Split View and Slide Over.
  • Drag and Drop on iPads, using Multi-Touch.
  • New Document Scanner in Notes app.
  • QuickType keyboard, has letters, numbers, symbols and punctuation marks all on same keyboard – flick down on a key to select what’s needed.
  • ARKIt, a new framework for creating AR experiences for iPhone and iPad.
  • Live Photos enhancements.
  • New filters in Camera app, along with new compression technology to reduce file sizes.
  • Re-designed App Store.
  • Messages app UI updated.
  • Siri updated with Translations, DJ features, News suggestions, QuickType suggestions, Safari enhancements.
  • Apple Music, can see what playlists your friends listen to.
  • AirPlay 2, to control home audio system/multi-room controls.
  • Control Centre UI updated and customisable.
  • Lock Screen improvements with recent notifications.
  • Do Not Disturb for when driving.
  • Maps with Indoor Maps.
  • Automatic Setup feature.
  • iOS 11 is compatible with iPhones back to iPhone 5S, iPads back to iPad Air/iPad 5th Gen/iPad Mini 2 and iPod Touch 6th Gen.


Apple iOS 11 preview page / The Verge / ArsTechnica


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