Apple has just released iOS 6.1 to the public. This is great news because the iPhone Dev Team has stated that they have succesfully jailbroken iOS 6.1 beta’s and the final version should work as well.
We can expect the jailbreak within a matter of days. They just have to do some final testing. They say that they are able to jailbreak the iPhone 5, iPad mini, and the iPad 4th Generation. All Devices that have never been jailbroken!!
Here is Apple’s official press release:
New Version Adds LTE Support For 36 Additional iPhone Carriers Worldwide
CUPERTINO, California—January 28, 2013—Apple® today updated iOS to version 6.1, adding LTE capabilities to 36 additional iPhone® carriers and 23 additional iPad® carriers around the world, so even more iPhone 5, iPad mini and iPad* with Retina® display users can experience ultrafast wireless performance** to browse, download and stream content at blazing fast speeds. To date, iOS users have uploaded over nine billion photos to Photo Stream, sent over 450 billion iMessages and received over four trillion notifications.
“iOS 6 is the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, and with nearly 300 million iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices on iOS 6 in just five months, it may be the most popular new version of an OS in history,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “iOS 6.1 brings LTE support to more markets around the world, so even more users can enjoy ultrafast Safari browsing, FaceTime video calls, iCloud services, and iTunes and App Store downloads.”
iOS 6 features include Siri®, which supports more languages, easy access to sports scores, restaurant recommendations and movie listings; Maps with Apple-designed cartography, turn-by-turn navigation and Flyover view; Facebook integration for Contacts and Calendar, with the ability to post directly from Notification Center, Siri and Facebook-enabled apps; Shared Photo Streams via iCloud®; and Passbook®, the simplest way to get all your passes in one place. Additional updates in iOS 6.1 include the ability to use Siri to purchase movie tickets in the US through Fandango, and iTunes Match? subscribers can download individual songs to their iOS devices from iCloud.
The revolutionary App Store? offers more than 800,000 apps to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch® users, with more than 300,000 native iPad apps. App Store customers have downloaded over 40 billion apps, and Apple has paid over seven billion dollars to its incredible developer community. Customers can choose from apps in 23 categories, including newspapers and magazines offered in Newsstand, games, business, news, sports, health & fitness and travel.
iOS 6.1 is available as a free software update today. iOS 6.1 is compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad (third and fourth generation), iPad mini, iPad 2 and iPod touch (fourth and fifth generation). Some features may not be available on all products. For more information please visit www.apple.com.
Stay tuned for more details. In the mean time here are the direct download links for iOS 6.1. If you are looking for old iOS download links check here: https://leimobile.com/firmware-downloads/
iOS 6.1 has a build of 10B141.
iPhone 3GS http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6493.20130128.sh4rG/iPhone2,1_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 4 GSM http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/091-0682.20130128.mefc4/iPhone3,1_6.1_10B144_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 4 Verizon http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/091-0692.20130128.R3lr4/iPhone3,2_6.1_10B144_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 4 Sprint http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6505.20130128.Cpt63/iPhone3,3_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 4S http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-5902.20130128.bhyt6/iPhone4,1_6.1_10B142_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 5,1 (model A1428, AT&T/Canada) http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6485.20130128.mt0dy/iPhone5,1_6.1_10B143_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 5,2 (model A1429, all others) http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6487.20130128.Ihb56/iPhone5,2_6.1_10B143_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 4G http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/091-0688.20130128.omwy3/iPod4,1_6.1_10B144_Restore.ipsw
iPod Touch 5G http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6488.20130128.L3etg/iPod5,1_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 Wifi http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6476.20130128.Hrb56/iPad2,1_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 GSM http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6508.20130128.Ohdre/iPad2,2_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2 CDMA http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6483.20130128.Gdsob/iPad2,3_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 2,4 http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6478.20130128.Mgr4g/iPad2,4_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad mini WiFi http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6469.20130128.tasor/iPad2,5_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad mini GSM http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6613.20130128.Pre3r/iPad2,6_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad mini CDMA http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6615.20130128.i5rft/iPad2,7_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 3 Wifi http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6462.20130128.cnlgh5/iPad3,1_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 3 GSM http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-5907.20130128.tgt54/iPad3,2_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 3 CDMA http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6467.20130128.Ugw14/iPad3,3_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 4th Gen Wifi http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6468.20130128.Ch565/iPad3,4_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 4th Gen GSM http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6608.20130128.6605t/iPad3,5_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw
iPad 4th Gen CDMA http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041-6611.20130128.cagw3/iPad3,6_6.1_10B141_Restore.ipsw