iOS Development

Apple News

Michael L. Collard, Ph.D.

Department of Computer Science, The University of Akron

Apple News

  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
  • iOS 8 Sep 17 release date
  • Xcode 6 and iOS 8 GM already released to developers
  • Swift 1.0 GM status for iOS (apps can be submitted)
  • Will discuss Apple Watch on Friday

iOS Screen Sizes A:

  • 3.5 inch, 320 x 480 px, @1x 163 ppi (older)
  • 3.5 inch, 640 x 960 px, @2x 326 ppi, 3:2 aspect ratio (iPhone 4, 4s, iPod Touch 4)
  • 9.7 inch, 768 x 1024 px, @1x 132 ppi, 4:3 aspect ratio (iPad 1, 2, iPad Mini)

iOS Screen Sizes B:

  • 4 inch, 640 x 1136 px, @2x 326 ppi, 71:40 aspect ratio (iPhone 5, iPod Touch 5)
  • 4.7 inch, 740 x 1334 px, @2x 326 ppi (nearly 16:9) (iPhone 6)
  • 5.5 inch, 1080 x 1920 (1080p), 401 ppi (iPhone 6 Plus)
    • Virtual resolution: 1242x2208, @3x
  • 9.7 inch, 1536 x 2048 px, @2x 264 ppi, 4:3 aspect ratio (iPad 3, 4)
  • 7.9 inch, 1536 x 2048 px, @2x 326 ppi, 4:3 aspect ratio (iPad Mini Retina)

iPhone A8