Finally, after a long wait, we have got an iOS 12 to iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak for our iOS A12 device including latest iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR. Chimera is the 1st semi-untethered Jailbreak for these latest device models.The Chimera jailbreak has released under name of Electra team. The new jailbreak toolkit is Sileo support and tweaks. This is a totally new jailbreak made by the Electra team.
Chimera is a semi-untethered jailbreak meaning that if you reboot the device, you will need to rejailbreak again. If you try to open the Chimera app but it keeps crashing, you need to reinstall it with Cydia Impactor.
Electra Jailbreak vs Chimera Jailbreak
- Both Electra & Chimera is released by same developers. CoolStar Lead developer of the Chimera as well as Electra. He is Also, he has developed many iOS apps such as ClassicSwitcher 3, 3D Switcher, Anemone. Other developers including nullpixel - He is a iOS researcher and famous jailbreak developer, tri'angle - a tweak developer / Jailbreak developer, Ninjaprawn - developer and Security Researcher.
- Electra & Chimera both are semi-untethered Jailbreak which is need to re-run the JB app again on every reboot
- Electra supports to install Cydia once Jailbreak process completed and Chimera supports install latest Sileo. Sileo is a new modern package manager. You can install & manage packages easier with Sileo. It is a development of CoolStar and the Electra team. They introduced Sileo because Saurik does not update Cydia continuously. He took a long time to update against jailbreak release tool.
- Chimera released for iOS 12 & higher versions jailbreak & Electra works with iOS 11.4.1 to iOS 11 jailbreak only.
- Chimera fully compatible with A12 devices including latest iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and Electra does not compatible with A12 devices.