Apple has previewed iOS 11.3, a new software update for iPhone and iPad users launching this spring. The update will bring “major updates to ARKit, Messages and more”, including new Animoji on iPhone X, the ability to view health records in the Health app and updates to ARKit.
The update will bring new features to show a devices battery health, with the ability to make recommendations when a battery needs to be serviced, something Apple noted would launch within an iOS update last December follwoing a mass controversy over the announcement that Apple deliberately slows older iPhones with aging batteries to prevent performance issues.
ARKit will see improvements with the launch of ARKit 1.5 which can turn posters, signs and artwork into interactive AR experiences. – The new update will also add a new Health Records feature to the iOS Health app in the United Sates to make it easier to access and control health records and data.
iOS 11.3 adds new lion, bear, dragon and skull Animoji, the first set of new characters since the launch of Animoji with alongside the iPhone X last year.