After previewing iOS 11.3 early this morning, Apple has released the highly-anticipated update to developers. Included with iOS 11.3 are a lot of new changes, headlined by new Animoji for iPhone X and multi-room audio AirPlay 2 support. Watch our hands-on video for a look at these and other changes and features in iOS 11.3 beta 1.

Some of the items covered in this video

  • New privacy splash screen w/ Learn More details
  • New blue Privacy icon in Settings
  • New Privacy link in News app
  • New glyph and message when making App Store purchases
  • Four new Animoji: Bear, Dragon, Lion, and Skull
  • iMessages on iCloud
  • App Store Updates tab features size and version number
  • Updated Health app with health records from hospitals
  • iBooks is now ‘Books’
  • New Apple TV remote interface elements and Siri support
  • AirPlay 2 multi-room audio

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iOS 11.3 beta 1 is a major update that adds several new notable features and enhancements to the iPhone and iPad. Being only the first beta, you can expect iOS 11.3 to add additional features, such as enhanced battery information, in future updates.

What’s your favorite new addition, change, or fix that you’ve noticed in iOS 11.3 beta 1? Sound off down below in the comments with your thoughts.

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