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iCloud Drive – iOS 8 comes with iCloud Drive, first party cloud storage system by Apple. This iCloud Drive comes with free storage of 5GB followed by $0.99/month for 20GB & $3.99 for 200GB, which is acceptable.
Welcome Bing – Google is not going to be default search engine on iOS 8 as Apple has introduced Bing as the search function on both OS X & iOS 8. Before this, Bing had also reacquired Google as the search function for Siri.
Healthkit – This new feature collects information from different health & fitness apps & devices. This feature helps you in managing your health more systematically by gathering specific health information from various health & fitness app with the user’s permission.
Messages - Now you can send self-destructive video & voice messages using iOS 8. You can also set up a do-not-disturb mode, add and delete contacts in group chatting. Although these features could be found in other existing messaging app but Apple has integrated all of them into one place for a great user experience.
Homekit – This feature allows you to control individual devices or scenes – groups of devices. As Homekit, allows mobile to work with things like cameras, locks, lights, thermostats, switches and plugs.
Hey Siri - Apple has announced always-on and voice activated mode for Siri. You can use these feature just by saying, “Hey Siri”. With these new features, you can now use Siri for buying iTunes contents and supports Shazam song recognition.
Family Sharing – By using this feature you can set up upto six devices, to share pictures, calendar & reminders. You can even share music, book and shows. You can use same credit card for the billing of all the devices. You can also flagged users as kids, they can’t buy anything without permission of credit card holder.
Wi-Fi Calling – iOS 8 enables user to make voice calling over Wi-Fi.
Advanced Keyboard - Apple’s iOS 8 is also coming with QuickType, a predictive typing feature that’s new to iOS but old hat to Android users.
TouchID – Third party app will be able to use TouchID. Like before, fingerprint data will stay on the iOS devices. This will make logging into the social media sites a lot easier as well as for making online payments.
Continuity – With this new feature, users can now work between Macs & iOS devices by dragging and saving a file from Mac devices to your iPhone, iPod or iPad via wi-fi network. You can also continue whatever you’re working on your Mac or laptop to your portable devices.