Apple iOS 16

Apple iOS 16
90

Engadget Review

Apple has focused on modernizing the iPhone lock screen, making it a more useful part of how you interact with your phone. These changes also make it easier to use the iPhone’s Focus modes, which remain a little complicated to set up. The company has made lots of minor changes that add up to a better iPhone experience. Apple’s Messages app continues to improve, and the increasingly useful Visual Lookup feature is something an Android device can’t quite replicate -- yet.

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iOS 16 review: Apple opens the lock screen
Apple's annual upgrade brings lots of small additions that add up to a better iPhone experience.
Mat Smith
Mat SmithSeptember 20, 2022

Pros

  • Customizable lock screen
  • Visual Lookup is smarter and more useful
  • Haptic typing
  • Very few launch bugs

Cons

  • Some features demand the latest iPhone hardware
  • Others require third-party app support
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