Each year, we eagerly wait for a new Apple device, be it a new iPhone or new iPad. But along with these magnificent devices, Apple launches a new operating system too, which drives these gadgets, every year. The US-based tech conglomerate launched the latest operating system, the iOS 10 back in last year June, during the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) event. The current operating system consists of multiple unique and innovative features. Like the developers has upgraded the Siri and improved the Apple Maps and Apple Pay system. The Cupertino-based tech giant has also included the features like water detection technology, an improved lockscreen notifications and Siri influenced keyboard.
So after the grand success of the iOS 10, the fans and the experts are looking forward what the next instalment will unfold. As Apple is an organization which loves to follow the tradition, we are expecting that the company will launch the next version, the iOS 11 in the coming June, during the WWDC 2017 event, along with a brand new iPhone and iPads. So now the question arises which devices will support the upcoming operating system? So in this article we have discussed about the iOS 11 compatibility the list of the devices which will support the Apple iOS 11.
iOS 11 Compatibility: For the iPhones
The iOS 10 supports the iPhone 5 model and the above smartphones. But for the upcoming operating system, the compatibility issue is going to be altered. As the iOS 11 will not support the 32-bit applications, the forthcoming OS will only support the iPhone 5S and the higher smartphones. Even the iPhone 5C is going to be excluded from the iOS 11 compatibility list. So if you are unsure about whether your iPhone will be compatible with the iOS 11 or not, just go to the “Settings” of your iPhone, and click on the “About Phone” option. Here you will get all the details about your handset and its compatibility.
Check out the full list:
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 5s
Not only that, the upcoming iPhone is also going to be supported by the iOS 11.
iOS 11 Compatibility: For the iPads
Much like the iPhones, the compatibility for the iPads is going to be changed when the iOS 11 will be released. The current instalment, iOS 10 supports the iPad Mini 2 and upper models. But the forthcoming operating system will only be compatible with the iPad Mini 3 and the above models. Check the list below:
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch
- iPad Pro 9.7-inch
- The iPad Air 2
- iPad Air
- iPad 4th generation
- The iPad Mini 4
- The iPad Mini 3
iOS 11 Compatibility: For the iPods
The compatibility for the iPods is going to be remained unchanged. That means the iOS 11 will support the iPod Touch 6th Generation.