Apple releases update that will greatly improve photography on the 2019 iPhones

Apple releases update that will greatly improve photography on the 2019 iPhones
Apple iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max users should be thrilled today with the release of iOS 13.2. That's because with the update comes the Deep Fusion technology that will improve images snapped with the cameras on the 2019 iPhones. Deep Fusion captures eight images of a scene using various exposures before the shutter is pressed. The nine frames created are examined pixel-by-pixel using the Neural Processing Unit (NPU) in the A13 Bionic chip to produce a final image with better details and less noise.

This update also forces users to opt-in if they don't mind Apple using recorded snippets of  their Siri requests to improve the virtual digital assistant. During the summer, it was discovered that Apple, like Amazon and Google, has teams listening all day to users asking Siri questions or demanding that it perform certain tasks. The problem is that these recordings were made without the knowledge of users and some of them included the sound of Apple's customers engaging in sexual activity or speaking with their doctor about sensitive health issues. Apple stopped the practice for now and requires users opt-in to remain part of the program.

59 new emoji arrive with iOS 13.2, including different skin tones for the same emoji; overall, iOS users will have 230 new options to choose from when they want to spice up a message. Announce Messages with Siri is a feature that debuts in iOS 13.2. With the update, users with devices that employ Apple's H1 chip, like the second generation AirPods and the AirPods Pro, will be able to hear Siri narrate incoming text messages. Immediately after the virtual assistant finishes reading an incoming text out loud, Siri will be ready to take dictation on a reply.


Along with iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2 and tvOS 13.2 can also be installed on compatible devices. Go to Settings > General > Software Update. Keep in mind that those of you looking to purchase the just announced AirPods Pro or Beats Solo Pro will have to download the update since the premium versions of Apple's wireless Bluetooth earpods require that the iPhone, iPad and AppleTV+ run iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2 and tvOS13.2 respectively. Both will also sync with Apple Watch units driven by watchOS 6.1.

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21 Comments

1. Derekjeter

Posts: 1546; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

But still no simple pop up call window which is actually a useful feature and not just some gimmick camera feature.

2. Derekjeter

Posts: 1546; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Still no fix for the issues in the email and messages app either. Every year these updates are hurt the OS more than it helps.

7. bigstrudel

Posts: 621; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Are you kidding my 6S plus has more features than it launched with just because of years and years of OS updates...for free. Your statement is demonstrably false.

12. mackan84

Posts: 609; Member since: Feb 13, 2014

This site is just cluttered with idiots in every direction. Every update has come with a new feature and bug fixes and security fixes, my most hated bug is fixed and podcast app don’t crash when starting the latest episode, Don’t know about these mail/message bugs because they work fine on my iPhone 11. Willing to bet that these 7 upvotes just want to be part of some kind of “hate Apple/love Android”-group, great way to spend a +70 year life.

3. maherk

Posts: 6999; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I definitely wouldn't call deepfusion a gimmicky feature. If you've seen the results, you would've realized how much it improves the quality of the already great pictures taken on the new iPhones.

8. bigstrudel

Posts: 621; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Funny that seems like a niche thing you are hung up on: rather than a camera feature every new iPhone buyer will use.

10. Budhainthemood

Posts: 100; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

"Pop-up call window"? That's one of the dumbest features and fortunately it belongs only to Handroidiot community!:))) The phone, whether it's a smartphone, dumphone or whatever is a PHONE, so this is it's main function.

11. Sam1ne

Posts: 51; Member since: Apr 07, 2019

Deep fusion is not a gimmick. You're clueless

18. bigstrudel

Posts: 621; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Did you go and check the before and after Deep Fusion test results? Best you don't, so you can keep making hilariously garbage comments like you have been since I joined.

4. Wazupmrg

Posts: 196; Member since: Apr 10, 2017

"This update also forces users to opt-in if they don't mind Apple using recorded snippets of their Siri requests to improve the virtual digital assistant." Don't mind Apple spying on you? Lol. Pathetic

21. bigstrudel

Posts: 621; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Can completely opt out of Siri and have been able to since Siri was introduced.

5. Tizo101

Posts: 595; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

The big question is were the bugs fixed

6. dimas

Posts: 3394; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

I have all-out support in camera improvements but apple should have an update where users can completely uninstall emojis. It's a bloatware if you ask me.

9. bigstrudel

Posts: 621; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Can tell you arent a lady killer.

15. Vancetastic

Posts: 1698; Member since: May 17, 2017

Maybe he doesn't date teens.

19. bigstrudel

Posts: 621; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Message above goes for you also. Single women into their 30s use emoji's. The fact you dont know tells all.

22. Vancetastic

Posts: 1698; Member since: May 17, 2017

No single woman I'd be interested in would use emojis. People are different. Deal with it.

16. japkoslav

Posts: 1539; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

HDR+ for Apple devices! YAY!

17. azuleyez

Posts: 24; Member since: Dec 07, 2012

No, I'm also having issues with Mail and iMessage. Both are experiencing glitches that are driving me mad. I was hoping 13.2 would fix them, but they still occur.

20. bigstrudel

Posts: 621; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Elaborate. I and 99.99999999% of iPhone users are having no issues especially with Messages.

25. avaethan

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 31, 2019

this update slow down my phone !

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