Although there won’t be a significant software update for iPhones and iPads, there may still be some nice-to-have improvements included that will enhance the user experience. The potential design of iOS 17 has received a lot of attention. Some of the features that iPadOS 17 may add to iPads are now highlighted by a fresh leak.
According to the source, iPadOS will concentrate on enhancing the multitasking experience on iPads. Apple launched Stage Manager, a multitasking interface, with iPadOS 16 last year. With iOS 17, Apple is planning a few changes that could improve multitasking on the iPad even more.
iPadOS 17 Will Be Released Soon
The camera on connected external displays may be supported by iPadOS. Furthermore, the update may provide the option to select an audio output source, allowing users to direct where the audio from their iPad is routed.
When utilizing an external display, users may be able to expand the dock in iPadOS to make it simpler to access apps without taking up too much screen real estate. The upgrade may also allow users to put the iPad to sleep while the external display remains on.
According to the source, iPadOS 17 will bring all of the lock screen customization seen on iPhones to the iPad. This will offer the hitherto unattainable option of clock position adjustment.
The same tipster claims that Apple is allegedly building a bigger iPad and a “special version” of iPadOS 17 to support it. The larger iPad is believed to be able to power two external monitors at 6K resolution and 60Hz thanks to the alleged “special version” of iPadOS 17.
Apple may ship a 14.1-inch iPad later this year or in the first half of 2024, according to analyst Ross Young and Bloomberg. There have even been rumors that a 16-inch device is in the works.