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

Summary

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

Analysis

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

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