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iOS 5, codenamed "Telluride", was the 5th major release of iOS designed and distributed by Apple for supported iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. It was announced on June 6 at WWDC 2011 alongside Mac OS X Lion.[1] It was released to the general public on October 12, 2011.[2]

New features

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Supported models

iOS 5 on an iPhone 4S

(support for the iPhone 3G and 2nd-generation iPod touch ended at iOS 4.2.1)

Trivia

  • iOS 5 is the initial release on the iPhone 4S.[2]
  • The first iPad and iPod touch (3rd generation) had limited support.
  • This is the first iOS version to feature Music and Newsstand.
  • This is the first iOS version to introduce Siri (only on iPhone 4S).
  • This is the first iOS version to feature the "swipe up to camera" function.
  • This is the last iOS version to use the original Settings icon.
  • This is the last iOS version to include the built-in apps for Maps and YouTube from Google.

Release history

  • iOS 5.0 (October 12, 2011)
  • iOS 5.0.1 (November 10, 2011)
  • iOS 5.1 (March 7, 2012)
  • iOS 5.1.1 (May 7, 2012)

References

External links

iOS
iPhone OS 1 · 2 · 3   |   iOS 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14 · 15 · 16
Developed from Mac OS X and spun off into iPadOS, tvOS, and watchOS
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