First public iPadOS 16 release will actually be iOS 16.1, in October

Skipping September entirely, the first public version of iPadOS 16 will launch in October, and will end up being iPadOS 16.1, not iPadOS 16.0.

Apple is currently beta-testing iOS 16 and iPadOS 16, with the former expected to ship to coincide with the iPhone 14 launch in September. However, with a later October launch of updated iPads, the public may never see a full release of iPadOS 16, but instead see iPadOS 16.1.In a news story published by TechCrunch at the same time as the seventh iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 beta, the publication mentions that Apple “is rolling out iPadOS 16.1 beta to enrolled developer devices.” The story seemed to be a prewritten piece at the time, as Apple’s beta documentation referred to iPadOS 16.0 beta 7 not 16.1.

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