iOS 11 Compatibility: Which Devices will Support the Upcoming OS?

We all eagerly wait for a new iPhone or iPad every year. But along with a new device of each lineup, Apple also launches a new version of the operating system which runs these devices. The Cupertino-based tech giant launched the latest version of the operating system, the iOS 10 in last June, during the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The current OS includes many unique and innovative features such as the water detection technology, enriched lockscreen notifications, Siri influenced keyboard, upgraded Siri, improved Apple Maps and Apple Pay system and many other out-of-the-world features. So now the fans are hankering for the iOS 11 to be released as soon as possible.

iOS 11 Update

So the biggest question is what will be the iOS 11 release date?  As Apple is a company which values tradition so much, the experts are expecting that the forthcoming operating system will be launched during the WWDC 2017 event, which will be held in June, 2017. The second biggest question of an upcoming operating system ought to be the compatibility of the software-which devices will support the upcoming operating system? So, in this article we have discussed on the iOS 11 compatibility list and the devices which will support the forthcoming software.

iOS 11: iPhone Compatibility

The current version of the software, the iOS 10 supports the iPhone 5 and the upper models. But with the release of the iOS 11, Apple is going to change the compatibility of the operating system for the iPhones. The iOS 11 will only support the iPhone 5S and the above models. Even the iPhone 5C, which was released after the iPhone 5S has been excluded from the iOS 11 compatibility list. The upcoming OS will not support the 32-bit applications, and thus the iPhone 5C won’t get the service of the iOS 11. So if you are unaware which iPhone model you are currently using, simply go to the “Settings” of your iPhone and click on the “About Phone” option. Check out the detailed Apple iOS 11 compatibility list below

  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s

The upcoming iPhone which will be released in September will also support the iOS 11.

iOS 11: iPad Compatibility

Much like the iPhones, Apple is going to change the compatibility for the iPads too. iOS 10 supports the iPad Mini 2 and the subsequent models. But the upcoming iteration of this coveted operating system will only support the iPad Mini 3 and the upper models. And much like the iPhones, the upcoming tablets which will be unveiled in September will also be compatible with the iOS 11. Check out the full 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

So friends, if you are using any of the above-mentioned device or devices, brace yourself, you are going to experience something awesome.

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