Apple seeds iOS 13.2 beta 3 to developers

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iOS 13.2 makes the iPhone 11 Pro camera even better.
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Apple is back with a brand new beta build of iOS 13.2 less than a week after seeding the second beta to developers.

iOS 13.2 beta 3 builds on the last two betas that added over 57 new emoji to iPhone and iPad along with Deep Fusion camera technology for the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro. Today’s update is joined by watchOS 6.1 beta 4 and tvOS 13.2 beta 3, bringing tons of improvements to iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV.

Registered developers can download the new betas from Apple’s online developer portal. If you have iOS 13.2 beta 2 or iPadOS 13.2 beta 2 installed on your devices, you can download the new builds via an over-the-air update. Apple pulled iPadOS 13.2 beta 2 from its servers late last week after it was found to crash some iPad Pro models. Hopefully, the new betas have fewer bugs in them.

What’s inside iOS 13.2?

Some of the minor additions in iOS 13.2 include new privacy settings for Apple’s Research app and some tweaks to the volume bar in Control Center that shows if you’re connected to AirPods. It also brings back the Announce Messages with ‌Siri‌ feature that was pulled from iOS 13.

One of the biggest new features is the new set of emoji characters. When counting gender variations and skin tones, the update adds 230 new character options. Some of the new characters include a sloth, flamingo, orangutan, skunk, waffle, falafel, butter garlic, guide dog, an ear with a hearing aid, wheelchairs, a prosthetic arm, a prosthetic leg and many more. Apple also lets you customize some of the characters now like the holding hands emoji which now has 75 different customization options to represent relationships.

If you have an iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro you can now try Apple’s Deep Fusion camera tech. Deep Fusion utilizes the A13 processor’s neural engine to perform pixel-by-pixel processing of an image to enhance detail, enrich colors and remove noise.