Dual-SIM support and 32-person FaceTime coming in iOS 12.1

Apple iOS 12.1 New features launch and more

Science 27 Oct 2018 iOS 12.1 to introduce Group FaceTime dual-SIM support confirms Apple

A few of my personal favorites include the new partying face, smiling face with hearts, cold face, and pleading face.

With iOS 12 Apple insisted all its devices would be treated to a noticeable speed boost. Fortunately for us all, they've refrained from highlighting the notch, hiding it by keeping the top area of the display solid black. Now that it's here though, it works just as originally expected.

The latest update will also allow users to FaceTime up to 32 people at once.

The feature integrates with iMessage as well, meaning you can easily call your iMessage group from the Messages app anytime you want, and members can join at any time, even after the call has started. If you're already in a call and would like to add more participants, that's easy too. The update will download, then proceed to install, but gets stuck in a frozen state showing only the Apple logo.

But now the functionality has arrived with the release of iOS 12.1 today.

The Cupertino-based firm went on: "Emoji are used by people all over the world to communicate and iOS 12.1 brings even more characters to the keyboard that better represent global users, including new emoji for moon cake, red gift envelope and nazar amulet".

Some users are claiming this issue may be related to those running iOS 12.1 beta on their iPhone.

Apple also introduced depth control for portrait photos for the new iPhones, at the launch.

Advanced depth segmentation in Portrait mode enables more sophisticated portraits with professional-level bokeh.

New animals are also being added, so if you've been waiting for a lobster, parrot, or peacock, you will soon be in luck.

With iOS 12.1, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR gain Dual SIM support, featuring a nano-SIM and digital eSIM.

When Apple announced the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, the camera features were really talked up-especially the real-time depth of field control.

Apple today released watchOS 5.1 and tvOS 12.1 to the public. As first reported by Nilay Patel of The Verge, a tweak to Smart HDR should result in more natural-looking selfies going forward.

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