Apple (AAPL) Defers Inclusion of Group FaceTime in iOS 12
Group FaceTime, initially part of Apple’s upcoming releases such as iOS 12 and macOS Mojave scheduled for September this year, enables up to 32 people to participate in both audio and video calls. Additional features include live photo snaps and use of Apple’s Animoji.
Notably, the features are expected to be rolled out as part of the next software update, leaving users disappointed with the buzz created during the conference.
Moreover, the delay may now cost Apple in terms of competitive prowess as the group video chat space is overcrowded. The fields is currently dominated by the likes of Facebook FB owned WhatsApp and its Messenger app, Microsoft’s MSFT Skype and Alphabet’s GOOGL Google Hangout services.
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