iOS 13 showers special attention on India

All new features support 22 official Indian languages, with the addition of 15 language keyboards

By   |  Published: 20th Sep 2019  7:39 pmUpdated: 23rd Sep 2019  2:27 pm

After launching a set of three beautiful iPhones, Apple finally released its much awaited iOS 13, which is now available in India. Apple had claimed that the new iOS 13 introduces a bold new look, having major updates on apps, performance upgrade and improvements across the entire system that makes an iPhone even faster and more delightful to use.

And yes! They have lived up to each and every word. The new iOS 13 turns out to be an entirely new experience for any iPhone user having an old or one of the latest models. Here’s a quick round-up of the best of these features.


Apple has designed an all new Photos tab, smart photo previews categorised in days, months and years, it removes similar shots and keeps the best one, gives out photo titles, a new birthday mode, new screen recording smart album, soundtracks for memories, auto plays Live photos and videos, highlights significant events, enhanced search options and has a lot of improvements in the editing bar.

Messages & Memoji

iOS 13

Apple has improved its search options in messages, customisations in details pane, Memoji and has also added new Memoji stickers and three new Animoji characters as well.

Privacy & Security

Apple has tightened its privacy options by enhancing location controls for apps, Wi-Fi & Bluetooth and shared Photos. iOS 13 uses Apple ID for Sign-in options and has improved on the in-built security.


Siri offers personalised suggestions in Safari, Maps and Apple Podcasts. It can even detect reminders in events and messages in third-party apps. Siri can also play music, radio, read incoming notifications on messaging apps.


The QuickType keyboard now includes QuickPath language support for English, Chinese, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese. It also has alternate word options and automatic language selection in Dictation.


The app is completely redesigned and includes a new quick toolbar, subtasks and grouped lists, messages integration, smart lists, attachments and customized list appearance.


A user can customise their iPhone completely as the controls are in their hands. It allows voice control, rich text editing, seamless transitions from dictation to commands, navigation commands, gesturing with voice, accurate dictation, word and emoji suggestions, names and grids.

iOS 13

Apple has added certain features specifically catering to the Indian needs. iOS 13 has all new and more authentic Indian English female and male Siri voices. It supports 22 official Indian languages, with the addition of 15 new Indian language keyboards like Assamese, Bodo, Dogri, Kashmiri, Konkani, Manipuri, Maithili, Nepali, Sanskrit, Santali and Sindhi.

It includes typing prediction for Hindi, a bilingual English and Hindi keyboard, enhanced language setup, video downloads optimised for congestion and zero app download size limit for mobile data. Moreover, there are new Indian language system fonts and document fonts for Assamese, Bangla, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

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