At today’s event, Apple announced that iOS 6 – the next generation mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch will be released on September 19th.
Apple gave us a preview of iOS 6 at the WorldWide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2012 Keynote on June 11th.
iOS 6 includes over 200 new features, includes major features such as:
- An all-new maps app
- Major improvements for Siri
- Facebook Integration
- Improved Phone app
- Improved Notification System
- FaceTime over Cellular
- Improved Safari app
- Photo Stream
- Improved Mail app
- An all-new Passbook App
- Guided Access
With iOS 6 Apple’s also introduced Game Center challenges, redesigned App Store, iTunes Store and iBookstore, a lost mode for Find My App that pops up a phone number so that the person who finds your phone can call you back, integration with Chinese web services, and a lot of other features.
Check out the comprehensive list of new iOS 6 features here.
iOS 6 would be available for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, the new iPhone 5, the iPad 2, the new iPad, 4th gen iPod touch and the new 5th gen iPod Touch.