Key features and compatible device list

During the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2024, Apple presented iPadOS 18.

Calculator: iPadOS 18 will finally have a built-in calculator app, which means you will no longer have to download third-party calculator apps. The calculator app will work with Apple Pencil, and with Math Notes, users will be able to solve math problems while writing with Apple Pencil.

Smart script: The company introduces Smart Script, which improves the appearance of text. It also allows you to check spelling.

iOS 18 Features: The upcoming software update will include the Passwords app, as well as new iOS 18 features that include home screen customization, a redesigned Control Center, dark mode for app icons, and new features for the Messages app that schedule messages and react to messages with emojis.

Share game: iPadOS 18 will include a “Shareplay” screen sharing feature that will allow users to control another person’s iPad.

Game mode: This feature will minimize background activity to keep your frame rate consistently high.

iPadOS 18 compatible devices:

iPad Pro (M4)
iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation and later)
iPad Pro 11-inch (1st generation and later)
iPad Air (M2)
iPad Air (3rd generation and later)
iPad (7th generation and later)
iPad mini (5th generation and later)