“Early adopters of the full iOS 10.3 release are seeing lengthy install processes, with multiple device reboots —probably as a result of the shift to Apple’s new APFS,” Mike Wuerthele reports for AppleInsider.

“After quick downloads of 600 megabytes and above, early installs witnessed by AppleInsider are seeing install times greater than 20 minutes on several iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units, with a 12.9-inch iPad Pro taking 27 minutes, and an iPad Air 2 taking about 48 minutes,” Wuerthele reports. “Devices that aren’t quite as full with content take appear to be taking a bit less than ones with nearly full storage, but only a few minutes get shaved off.”

“iOS 10.3,” Wuerthele reports, “migrates users to the new Apple File System optimized for flash media.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Other than a bit longer installation time, anyone having any problems with iOS 10.3? We’ve got double-digit iOS devices updated to 10.3 now and we’ve seen zero issues after this momentous upgrade!

SEE ALSO:
Apple releases iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 – March 27, 2017
You must back up your iPhone and iPad before upgrading to Apple’s iOS 10.3, due soon – March 10, 2017
Apple’s iOS 10.3: A very, very important upgrade – January 25, 2017
APFS: What Apple’s new Apple File System means to you – June 24, 2016
APFS: New Apple File System promises more speed, flexibility, reliability – June 17, 2016
The feds’ll hate this: Apple’s new APFS file system ‘engineered with encryption as a primary feature’ – June 14, 2016
Buh-bye HFS+, hello APFS (Apple File System) for macOS! – June 14, 2016
Apple can do better than Sun’s ZFS – October 26, 2009
Apple discontinues ZFS project, turns attention to own next-gen file system – October 24, 2009
Apple’s Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server’s ZFS goes MIA – June 9, 2009