With Apple’s WWDC fast approaching early June, most people are very excited about what’s to come. We expect new iterations for iOS, macOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and tvOS, and possibly even hardware. But while most of us eagerly await what’s to come, a new report focuses on what’s not.
According to this summary report by LeaksApplePro for iDropNews, the first generation iPhone 6s, 6s Plus and SE will not be compatible with the upcoming iOS 16.
Supported iPad models iPadOS 16
For the latest iPadOS 16, it supports all models of iPad Pro (including the first generation model released in 2015), iPad Air (3rd generation and above), iPad (5th generation and above), and iPad mini ( fifth generation). generation and above). iPad models that were removed from the iOS 16 update include the second-generation iPad Air (released in 2014) and iPad mini 4 (released in 2015).
It should be noted that even if your devices are compatible with iOS or iPadOS 16, you will not be able to access all the latest features introduced during WWDC22. Typically some new features would require a more powerful processor with more Neural Engine capability and are only offered on newer models.
iPhone 6s, original iPhone SE, iPad mini 4 and others will not be compatible with iOS 16 and iPadOS 16
According to internal sources, iPhonesoft suggests that iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone SE The first generation will not support iOS 16. In addition, iPadOS 16 will also drop support for iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, the fifth-generation iPad, and the 2015 iPad Pro. It’s just a rumor right now and the last word. belongs to Apple. We’ll have concrete details on iOS 16 compatibility at Apple’s WWDC event next year.
The source correctly reported in advance the supported devices for iOS 14 and iOS 13. For iOS 15, it was reported that the original iPhone 6s and iPhone SE would not be compatible with iOS 15, but Apple saw fit to add them. to the list. However, if this turns out to be true, we can assume that iOS 16 will require A10 chips as a minimum build requirement.
iPhone 8 End of Support Date
Apple released the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in 2017, and they have sold more than 80 million units worldwide, but the The company stopped manufacturing the phones in 2020. As you already know, Apple kept releasing other newer models that came with even better features. For the record, Apple releases a new iPhone model almost every year, and the iPhone 14 is the most recent series.
According to the Web site d’assistance d’Apple, la société continues d’offrir des services et des pieces d’appareils pendant cinq ans à compter de la date à laquelle le dernier lot du modèle a été distribué à the sale. This period can go up to a total of seven years depending on the specific parts and availability.