Here are some of the updates in the iOS 10.2 version.
Lockscreen notification are improved. You can reply and view without having to go away from home screen. You can also work with apps such as uber and apple home notifications from the lock screen itself.
2. Water Detection
Models prior to Iphone 7 are not water resistant. So this update will make other previous phone aware of the water in contact with phone. It also provides the instruction that allows you to avoid water affecting the phone.
3. Control Center Update
Control center used to be a lot cluttered. Now control center is very easy to access and less points to navigate through. Brightness slider is improved with few bugs removed for it. Top swipe is now broken into multiple panels.
4. Graphical 3D Touch Update
3D Touch applets are easily accessible. Some stat apps with 3D touch support have the colorful stats. Lot of update in the 3D Touch API & Graphics.
5. Siri Update
Siri is now updated. You can easily interact with Siri in human like tone. Earlier we used to talk in search query mode with the Siri. And this made it harder for the Siri to communicate. Now with new update siri can accept normal human like tone. Third party dependent apps are also improved.
6. QuickType keyboard
Quick type keyboard now recommends address, contacts and other updates such as calendar and todo list. So this can be accessible from within the keyboard popup.
7. Photo Update
iOS is updating and sorting the photo taken by the user. It can also create mini movies based on specific images or the photo albums.
8. Apple Maps
Earlier apple maps were broken. And it were not even remotely close to google maps. Now the apple maps have better result. Though there are some bugs but it's now improved. Now you can zoom and pan the maps. Also have a better view of the roads. Still not closer to google maps.
9. Apple Music
For those who are accessing the apple music through phone, will find a lot of improvement to the base app. The interface is now minimal. There are some of the features and settings update. That anyone using the previous app will notice.
10. Home app updates
This app is now managing a lot of devices in household in one dashboard. It can control some of the devices such as door lock, lights and few others that allow phone access for control. It also allows the quicker access through home app.
These are some of the noticeable updates. There are some developer updates that are not visible on the user level.