Apple has reportedly completed its development and testing phase of iOS 16 as the public beta seems quite stable. Currently, it’s in the final stage of both the developer and public beta builds for iOS 16 which indicates Apple can release the iOS 16 stable build publicly in the mid-September 2022.
One of the reliable sources from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman has mentioned that iOS 16 development is now almost done. Gurman is popular enough to deliver reliable reports for the last couple of years. According to Gurman’s latest report, engineers are done with developing iOS 16 in the last week. Now, the company is all set to release iOS 16 on schedule in September.
It’s expected that Apple will announce the iOS 16 release date on the same date as the iPhone 14 series launches. Multiple speculations are suggesting that iOS 16 will be released on September 7, 2022, apart from the Apple Watch Series 8, and more. But there is no official confirmation available yet.
While some reports are also coming out that the upcoming macOS Ventura and iPadOS 16 are expected to unveil in October 2022. Whereas some reports are claiming that iPadOS 16 has been delayed due to the Stage Manager feature of it unexpectedly. In terms of the September 2022, it’s also expected that watchOS 9 and tvOS 16 will also get released along with iOS 16.
Talking about the iOS 16 key features, it brings a new redesigned Lock Screen with widgets, new iMessage features, battery percentage on the status bar, plenty of other useful features like copying text from videos, and more. Additionally, the upcoming iPhone 14 series models will bring major changes in terms of the overall design, new chipset, more improved battery, pill-hole front camera cutout instead of a wider notch, and more.
As Apple hasn’t announced any specific date for the iOS 16 release to date, you should keep an eye on it.