12.2 iOS will speed up apps and make them easier.
Firmware iOS 12.2, the first beta which came out last week, not pleased with the users with a large number of innovations. But as it became known today, in iOS 12.2 still appear a significant change, which will appeal to all users without exception.
All new apps and update existing apps on iOS 12.2 will start faster and take up significantly less space in memory. The fact is that iOS 12.2 will be the first version of the mobile operating system Apple-enabled programming language, Swift 5, which was binary-compatible.
Dramatically improve Swift 5 directly impact on all new operating systems Apple’s iOS 12.2, macOS 10.14.4, watchOS 5.2, tvOS 12.2 and all later versions of the firmware.
How much less space the application will occupy on the iPhone? The comparison showed that the difference is impressive. For example, the Apollo app for Reddit on an iPhone running iOS 12.1.3 is 35,7 MB and on iOS 12.2 beta 1 — 27.4 MB, the difference is more than 20%. Thus the heavier the application, the stronger is the difference when adapting it to a new version of the Swift programming language 5.
The developers noted that the process of application updates to a new version Swift 5 quite simple. In this regard, it is expected that the final version of iOS 12.2 plenty of apps and games from the App Store will occupy less space and opens faster. Users have been delighted with future innovations, which was a pleasant surprise after a small amount of directly visible changes in iOS 12.2 beta 1.
The final version of iOS 12.2 is due out in February-March 2019.