iOS 11.3: here is a full changelog and all compatible devices

iOS 11.3: here is a full changelog and all compatible devices
Starting today, you can download iOS 11.3 for your iOS devices and get all the new features that come with it: the new battery health info, ARKit with support for vertical surfaces, business chat and health records in the US, and other improvements.

We have already told you about the major new iOS 11.3 features here, but if you want to know all the features including the smaller ones, you need to look at the full changelog for this update.

Right below, you will find just that: everything that is new with a very short explanation by Apple itself. This information comes from Apple Support itself and at the source link at the bottom of this article, you can find the changelogs for earlier iOS versions as well, if you want to see when exactly Apple implemented a particular feature.

And here is the list of all the compatible devices that are eligible to get the iOS 11.3 update:

iOS 11.3: here is a full changelog and all compatible devices

Have you already downloaded the iOS 11.3 update?

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20 Comments

1. GreenMan

Posts: 2683; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

And the sad part? 80% of iDevices will be running on this version in less than two weeks. Whereas Android Oreo was released almost 10 months ago and Android Phones have just recently started receiving that update! And to add insult to the injury; 99.99% of Android Smartphones out there likely won't ever receive an update to Oreo. And I frankly don't think The Project Treble will do much to address this fragmentation. Most Android manufacturers simply just don't care about updates, period. Oh well, B'Day...

2. Dejan92

Posts: 141; Member since: Feb 06, 2014

When Google releases new Android, Pixel phones get it right away. You can't look at it that way. It would be the same way if Apple releases iOS to other manufacturers. It's easy when you have one device for years. Sad.

10. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 904; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

That would only be the case if Apple let other manufactures put their own skin over it. Then it would be delayed as much as Android. Android should just stop letting people put skins over their android and give people the choice to use stock android or the manufactures one.

14. bucknassty

Posts: 1252; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

They use to have that... GPE... google play editions

3. Jason2k13

Posts: 1440; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Not so sure whats so sad about that, if fast updates was your main priority in a phone, then buy an iphone or pixel phone?If you just want a phone that works, then theres thousands of other choices?

4. Dejan92

Posts: 141; Member since: Feb 06, 2014

Who cares about updates if there's no improvements.. iOS is the same for years now.

7. AVVA1

Posts: 228; Member since: Aug 01, 2017

You didnt clearly read the changelogs, did you? --- Who cares? I care because software support plays a huge part on mobile OS. Like security and vulnerability patches. --- Users like you why some Android OEM takes time to update or not at all their devices, because apprently users dont see difference; updates doesnt mean visible aesthetic differences but also under the hood improvements (security fix, vulnerability patch, optimization, additional features,etc.). Just because its not obvious doesnt mean there are no changes.

9. yann

Posts: 604; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Obviously you never used iOS device. The changes in the OS are a lot. Yes, it looks the same, it has the same restrictions, but for the last 3-4 years the changes are too much. It is much improved. And i'm Android user. The problem with Google OS is the huge variety of OEMs, most of them don't care about providing updates. Also heavy customization as Samsung, with o many different phones making delivering the updates impossible. Apple have the better policy. Samsung is caring only about sales numbers. Thats why you have S, A, J, ... devices.

11. japkoslav

Posts: 1244; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

To be honest, for me it's hard to spot a difference between iOS 9, 10 and 11. There is slower response of OS and multitasking that barely works, but other than that ... I use both platforms and the newer version on both rarely brings something really useful. I like Android updates more - newer versions = always better speed, better battery life, possible new codec support like LDAC and tons of stuff I or anyone else do not really care - like animations, stupid smilies, different launcher etc. If I would know how many bugs and issues are waiting for my iPad Pro, I would have never upgraded to iOS 11.

6. NinoH

Posts: 126; Member since: Feb 09, 2018

Yep thats why i sold my S8 and bought an iphone X. I saw the fact my phone is going to obsolete very fast, or at least i’m going to have to wait a long,long time for updates.

12. bucknassty

Posts: 1252; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

so what does stock android have that pretty much every android OEM already puts in their version?

15. Nine1Sickness

Posts: 889; Member since: Jan 30, 2011

Updates can easily be done for all devices. If a small team of unoffical developers can provide unofficial updates and custom roms of the latest android OS for almost every android device out there, what makes you think the actual manufacturers are not capable of doing it? It is simple, the manufacturers are assholes that do not want to spend any money to help you keep your phone updated. They want to sell you their latest flagships. If they keep your phone outdated, the chances of you upgrading to the latest device is exponentially higher.

17. cmdacos

Posts: 3739; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Almost everything in this update can be done through play services updates and updates through the individual components apps if it were android. Those updates come frequently on android. Major os updates on android have been almost pointless for 3 years now.

20. perry1234

Posts: 619; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

In iPhones the only way you get a new feature is via OS updates. In Android, no such problem. EG: MiUi 9.5 by Xiaomi was released for four year old devices AND the latest devices. Almost all features are on par. I am a big fan of stock Android but most custom skins also have excellent features which I wish Stock Android adopts as soon as possible.

5. NinoH

Posts: 126; Member since: Feb 09, 2018

11.3 is a must for ios users. I had beta version for a month and its great, my iphone X was noticably more responsive from day one.

16. Nine1Sickness

Posts: 889; Member since: Jan 30, 2011

Every ipx owner will be like “New animojis?! Sign me up!”

18. cmdacos

Posts: 3739; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Lmao!!

8. Trex95

Posts: 2314; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

I’m using iPad mini 4 got update yesterday I thought the update will slow down the mini 4 since the hardware dated, but honestly mini 4 performanc imporved.

13. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2098; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

This release is very snappy in terms of performance on my 7 Plus. The App Store downloads have drastically improved.

19. brasstax

Posts: 536; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

The sad part for android users is that many devices are unlikely to even get Oreo. The happy part is that people running Lollipop and even Kitkat can do a lot more with their phones than iphones running IOS 11.3.

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