Gartner Research

Key Impacts of iOS 9 and New Apple Devices on Mobile App Development and UX

Published: 01 December 2015

ID: G00291097

Analyst(s): Magnus Revang , Jason Wong , Rob Smith


Apple has released iOS 9 along with other new products, such as iPad Pro with Apple Pencil and iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus with 3D Touch. Mobile app development leaders need to consider the impacts that these technologies will have on iOS apps and their user experience.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • iOS 9 introduces new multitasking capabilities to improve productivity of workers using mobile apps in the workplace
  • The new iPad Pro with Apple Pencil and iPhone 6s and 6s Plus offer new input technologies that change iOS mobile user experiences
  • iOS 9 Introduces New Search APIs That Allow Developers to Enable Deep Linking for Fluid App Interactions

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.