Apple has recently released its iOS 16.2 update and the first developer beta of iOS 16.3 on December 13 and 14 respectively. It is currently unclear what new features will be included in the iOS 16.3 update. However, the update is expected to bring some surprises as seen in the past with the introduction of Apple Music Sing feature in the iOS 16.2 update, which was not previously announced or rumored. The beta version of the update is released for developers first, and a public beta version is usually released within a day. The final release of the update is expected to be in January or February. It has been reported that iOS 16.3 will bring a feature of Physical security keys for Apple ID, which will allow users to secure their Apple ID using FIDO-certified physical keys. The release date is not confirmed yet, but it is expected to be late January or February.
Apple releases iOS 16.3 beta 2 to developers