As the old saying goes, you can’t teach an old dog a new trick. Same goes for an outdated hardware running a new and advanced software. The question is, Is your iPhone compatible with Apple’s latest software update, the iOS 11?
The iOS 11 is storming its way this week, which means any iPhone users who is dying to get the new software, should be able to get it now. The bad news is, not all Apple Devices are compatible with it. Of course, the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus is on the top of most compatible device with iOS 11. However, if you only have its predecessors, chances are you can’t experience this awesome software. Below, are the list of the compatible hardware for the new and improved iOS 11.
iOS 11 compatibility list
- iPhone X (arriving November 3)
- iPhone 8 | iPhone 8 Plus (arriving September 22)
- iPhone 7 | iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6S | iPhone 6S Plus
- iPhone 6 | iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone SE | iPhone 5S
- 2017 iPad Pro (12.9-inch) | 2017 iPad Pro (10.5-inch) | 2017 iPad (9.7-inch)
- iPad Pro (9.7-inch) | iPad Pro (12.9-inch)
- iPad mini 4 | iPad mini 3 | iPad mini 2
- iPad Air 2 | iPad Air
- iPod touch 6th generation
That means if you’re rocking the iPhone 5, iPhone 5C or anything older you can’t take advantage of the final iOS 11 release. Is your device part of that list? If so, congratulations! You are one of the few lucky iPhone users who are able to experience this awesome update. And if you’re not a part of that list, it’s better to upgrade your hardware to be able to experience it first hand!