iOS 16 developer beta references AoD functionality. A deep dive into the iOS 16 developer beta by 9to5Mac reveals evidence of AoD (Always on Display) functionality. Several new backlight management frameworks for SpringBoard making AoD functions more probable have been discovered in iOS 16, the iPhone home screen manager.
iOS 16 developer beta references AoD functionality
This latest discovery signals AOD (Always on Display) is making its way to the iPhone soon depending on various flags seen within the OS. The feature will be exclusive to the iPhone 14 Pro series while older models won’t be able to access it.
Relevant rumors point to current models with LTPO AMOLED displays like the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max getting access to AOD. For all the new features coming to iOS 16, explore our coverage here or watch a recap of all major keynote announcements here.