iOS 5.1 now rolling out!

So just minutes after the Apple event, where Tim Cook announced the iOS 5.1 will be rolled out from today, Apple was indeed quick enough to provide its users with the new update. iOS-5.1  If you ask what’s new in the iOS 5.1 update, then this update contains improvements and bug fixes and also includes Japanese support for Siri which will be rolled out in a phased manner.

The complete change log for the iOS 5.1 updates is as follows:

  • Japanese language support for Siri (availability may be limited during initial rollout) 
  • Photos can now be deleted from Photo Stream
  • Camera shortcut now always visible on Lock Screen for iPhone 45, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch (4th generation) 
  • Camera face detection now highlights all detected faces 
  • Redesigned Camera app for iPad 
  • Genius Mixes and Genius playlists for iTunes Match subscribers
  • Audio for TV shows and movies on iPad optimized to sound louder and clearer 
  • Podcast controls for playback speed and a 30 second rewind for the iPad
  • Updated AT&T network indicator
  • Addresses bugs affecting battery life
  • Fixes an issue that occasionally caused audio to drop for outgoing calls 

The devices supported by the new update will include

  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPad 2
  • iPad
  • iPod touch (4th generation)
  • iPod touch (3rd generation)

The update has started rolling out but it might take some time to reach all the regions, so some users may see it now and some may receive it at a later stage. In order to get the update all you need to do is connect your Apple device to iTunes and find out if you have got the update or not.