Apple to release Group FaceTime and Dual SIM in iOS 12.1 update

Apple is all set to release iOS 12.1 and users have been eagerly waiting. If the reports are to be believed then new feature would include support for DUAL SIM in the 2018 models including iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.

According to a report from 9To5 Mac, not all the devices would get the Group FaceTime option even with the iOS 12.1 update. Devices such as iPad mini 2, iPad Air and iPad mini would not get the Group FaceTime update.

Even though iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus would get the FaceTime option but would be limited only to voice calls.

Ohh really! FaceTime allows 32 Participants to join

According to new e-Book, FaceTime Video would allow up to 32 participants to join the FaceTime video group. The iOS 12.1 was slated for release in September but Apple took the decision to postponed it as there were some issues detected in the iOS 12.1 beta.

Apple’s latest smartphones come with the tentpole feature which allows the owners to use the cellular plans on a single device without having to swap the cards.  The Cupertino, California based company has integrated the technology which is fit for Physical SIM and embedded eSIM.

FaceTime MacOS

FaceTime for MacOS under testing

Meanwhile, the Tim Cook led company has also started testing the Group FaceTime chats for MacOS Mojave users. The company is looking to test the fifth beta for MacOS Mojave 12.14.1 which was released to developers this week. Once the testing is successful, Group FaceTime would come to Apple’s MacOS Mojave 10.14.1 release. With the new release families and organizations would be able to conduct group video chats over FaceTime.

FaceTime for MacOS Mojave

Earlier, FaceTime was limited only to a one-to-one connection. The trick was that FaceTime did not allow different users to join the FaceTime from different places. With Group FaceTime, it would become possible for different users to join the call from different locations at the same time.

No additional software for new FaceTime

Further, the user would not require installing any extra software in new FaceTime. To the uninitiated, in other services such as Microsoft Skype or Google’s Hangout, the user needs to download extra software. Other than the Group FaceTime, the fifth beta of MacOS Mojave 10.14.1 would also rollout 70 new emojis, if reports from AppleInsider to be believed.

 

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