Appears just like the rumors have been proper all alongside – Apple simply confirmed at present that it is releasing what it is calling iPadOS 16 on Monday, October 24. That is precisely the date which was rumored final week.
Apple launched iOS 16 final month however, for the primary time since separating its cellphone OS from its pill OS, didn’t additionally ship out iPadOS 16 on the similar time. The delay reportedly has to do with the newly launched Stage Supervisor multitasking performance, which will probably be accessible for iPads powered by M1 and M2 chipsets.
The October 24 launch is being referred to by Apple as iPadOS 16, nevertheless it might arrive as iPadOS 16.1, alongside an iOS 16.1 launch – that means the 2 working techniques’ variations would get in sync once more. Not less than that is what some rumors made us consider to this point. All will undoubtedly develop into clear subsequent Monday.
Unsurprisingly, the brand new iPads introduced at present will ship with iPadOS 16 preinstalled. The replace will probably be accessible for the vanilla iPad (fifth era and later), the iPad mini (fifth era and later), the iPad Air (third era and later), in addition to all iPad Professional fashions.