September 16 will be the final release of the new software platform iOS 9, intended for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. About this informed the head of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller during the official presentation in the California city of Cupertino.
The main features of iOS 9 are improved performance, advanced search functions, Proactive Assistant, power saving mode, public transport routes in Apple Maps, the new app news with multimedia news content, support of loyalty programs in Apple Pay.
The Passbook app, the company decided to rename the Wallet. In the new operating system has added the ability to use multi window mode on the iPad — the iPad Air 2 will it be possible to work with two apps at the same time, on the earlier models is to use the “picture in picture”.
Apple promised that the platform will require no more than 1.3 GB of memory. The device is on iOS increased by approximately 9 hour, as well as the mode of conservation of charge, which will extend the “life” of a smartphone or tablet for about 3 hours.
C September 16, iOS 9 will be available for free download on all devices that supported iOS 8 – iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPod touch 5G, iPad 2, iPad with Retina display, iPad Air, iPad mini and iPad mini with Retina display. On the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus operating system will be installed by default.