You no longer have to wait or download any betas to enjoy the 200 new features Apple added in iOS 5, iOS 5 is officially available to everybody who owns an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. If your iOS device is compatible with iOS, you can download iOS 5 straight from iTunes by connecting your device to iTunes and selecting the “Download and Update” option.
Apple say that iOS 5 brings 200 new features, including a new notification system, WiFi Sync, Newsstand, Reminders, Twitter integration, and iMessage. With iOS 5, you will no longer have to connect your iOS device to iTunes when the device is purchased brand new, the device will be activated wirelessly right out of the box.
Not all iOS devices are compatible with iOS 5, so you will need to buy one of the not outdated iOS devices from Apple if you want to enjoy iOS 5 new features. iOS 5 is only compatible with the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 3GS and the 3rd and 4th generation of iPod touch. Both – iPad 1 and iPad 2- are compatible with iOS 5.
And last but not least, if you don’t want download iOS 5 using iTunes or want to keep and have the IPSW file, here are the direct links from Apple to download iOS 5:
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