Apple on Tuesday released iOS 17.2 RC (Release Candidate) to users enrolled in the company’s developer program. Apart from adding support for Qi2, the next-generation wireless charging protocol to older iPhone models, and several other new software features, the company’s upcoming OS update is also set to bring improvements to the latest iPhone 15 Pro models. With iOS 17.2, the telephoto cameras on the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max will reportedly offer faster focus capabilities than before. The update also adds the ability to capture spatial video for iPhone 15 Pro phones.
Following the release of iOS 17.1.2 last week, Apple has now shipped the iOS 17.2 RC version to developers and testers. According to Apple’s release notes for the latest software (Via 9to5Mac), the software includes “improved telephoto camera focusing speeds when capturing small distant objects on the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max.”
Apple’s release notes for RC indicate that the upcoming iOS 17.2 update will boost focus speed and accuracy when capturing distant objects for both the iPhone 15 Pro’s 3x telephoto camera and the iPhone 15 Pro Max’s 5x periscope telephoto sensor .
Additionally, iOS 17.2 will introduce the ability to record spatial video on the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. The footage, featuring 3D effects, is designed to be viewed on Apple’s Vision Pro mixed reality headset, which is scheduled to be released early next year.
Apple’s upcoming iOS 17.2 update will also bring support for the Qi2 wireless charging standard for the iPhone 13 series and iPhone 14 series. It also offers improvements to the Messages, Memojis, and Apple TV apps and introduces the new Journal app that was unveiled at WWDC 2023. New clock and weather widgets have also been added to the update. The iOS 17.2 update is expected to be available to the general public later this month.
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