iOS 6 will be available for the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, new iPad, iPad 2 and fourth generation iPod touch.
Supported hardware for iOS 6
It launches two days before the iPhone 5 is set to go on sale.
According to this it will:
However, I suspect it may be a mistake - much like where they seem to have the model numbers mixed up here:
Yeah, wouldn't it be great if every company just gave you the product of their labor for free every year? How dare they give us only some of the new functionality for free. Absolutely everything should be free.
It's released at 10am PCT, which is 6pm for us:
Same reason Google Maps are no longer preloaded. I agree; Apple's YouTube implementation was darn good, but there's a Google-made app out now (iPhone only).
You can also go to YouTube.com. Going forward, all I can see in that future is ads, which makes me less likely to ever use YouTube again at all once I get an iOS 6+ device.
Until then, I'll enjoy my ad-free iOS 5 YouTube app, I guess. And ad-free YouTube on the desktop.