One of the main features of iOS should be 12.1 group calls in FaceTime. However, as it became known today, take advantage of this feature can not all owners of Apple mobile devices. In particular, users of older iPhone and iPad models will not be able to participate in group conferencing.
Initially it was assumed that the group calls to FaceTime will be available to users simultaneously with the release of the final version of iOS 12. However, in the process of testing kupertinovtsy decided to postpone the release of this feature. It is expected that Apple decided to take this step because of the unstable compounds in the group calls.
However, Apple decided to limit group video calls on older devices not because of the quality of the connection. According to reports, the main reason for this was the low performance of some iPhone and iPad models.
IPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3 and iPad Air will not be able to participate in videoconferences via FaceTime. However, they are accesses to group audio calls.
Recall now that iOS 12.1 is in beta testing. However, many believe that the release of the final version of this firmware will be held in the near future. It is not excluded that it will occur shortly after the second autumn Apple presentation, which will be held in new York on October 30.