When it comes to Apple’s upcoming platform update, there is no lack of rumors. This is despite the fact that Apple has already unveiled a host of new features that are slated to come along with it when it finally releases later this year in Fall. However, one of the most speculated areas concerning Apple iOS 11 was the matter of compatibility, as the company is prone to giving some devices a miss each year. So we will take a look at the iOS 11 supported devices that will be lucky to be compatible with the new software.
iOS 11 Supported Devices: Which ones will be compatible
Although many Apple device owners tend to be worried about whether their particular smartphone or tablet will remain compatible when the company rolls out an update each year, it just so happens that the Cupertino-based giant has already unveiled the iOS 11 supported devices for this year. The list below has been compiled according to the official revelations that have already surfaced, so take a look at it before you proceed to avail of the new iOS 11 beta on your respective device.
iOS 11 Supported Devices: iPhone
To address the line of Apple’s flagship smartphones that will be able to support the upcoming update with the iOS 11 release date, there is good news. It appears that the company has not given too many devices the exclusionary treatment. Below is the list of all the iPhone iterations that will remain compatible with the iOS 11.
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 5s
iOS 11 Supported Devices: iPad
Unlike last year’s iOS 10, this year’s update is coming in with a host of new features for the iPad. While this is certainly a happy news for users of the device who had begrudged the lack of new inclusions last year, it makes sense to take a look at all the iPads that will have support for the iOS 11. Take a glance at the comprehensive list below.
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2nd generation
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro 1st generation
- 10.5-inch iPad Pro
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro
- iPad Air 2
- iPad Air
- iPad 5th generation
- iPad mini 4
- iPad mini 3
- iPad mini 2
Special mention goes to some other iOS 11 supported devices, which include the sixth generation iPod Touch.
As we eagerly await the iOS 11 release date, we are bound to get updated about some extra features that Apple did not preview at the WWDC 2017 event. But if you wish to explore the ones that have already been announced, consult the list of iOS 11 supported devices above and make use of the beta access.