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Which iPhone Models are Compatible with iOS 18?

In the unpolished succession, Apple prearranged that some of these enhancements would be forthcoming in the coming release of the iOS 18, however, not all iPhones would be capable of accessing these features. Speaking of iOS 18 leaks, there is a highly reputed source with a history of delivering accurate information about updates for Apple’s iOS that revealed that iPhone models that will support iOS 18 are the same iPhone models that support iOS 17 now.

Listed Below Are the iPhone Models That iOS 18 Will Support

This news is good news for those who using the newer models of the iPhone. With the release of iOS 18, Apple devices ranging from the iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 12, iPhone 13, iPhone 14, iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max will also be available.

These models include iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 11 of all types, iPhone 12 versions, and second and third models of iPhone SE iPhone 13 and 14 models as well. Nevertheless, iPhones less than iPhone XR shall not be compatible with iOS 18. It is believed that the update will contain innovations based on the newest proprietary development by Apple known as “Apple Intelligence”, which in turn demands increased performance as compared to current models of Mac computers equipped with chips.

Furthermore, the same source pointed out that iOS 18 will not be released for multiple generations of older iPad devices. The first-generation 10. 5-inch and second-generation 12. Apple Watch 2, the 9-inch iPad Pro, and the iPhone SE as well as those with the A10X Fusion chip on board will not be eligible for the update.

The sixth generation of iPad, for instance, will not qualify for inclusion in the subsequent analysis. Nevertheless, the seventh generation of the iPad will receive updates of the latest iPadOS 18.

While Apple has not mentioned iOS 18 publicly, it is expected it will announce both iOS and iPadOS 18 at the Worldwide Developers Conference starting today, June 10th. This is expected as updates for compatible devices in the hopes of coming out in September.

For those attending WWDC or eager to learn more about these software updates, Apple will hold a keynote event today at 10:00 AM Pacific Time as standard rate, however, may vary for some countries like Canada & Indian subcontinent with an extra cost of $5 & $10 respectively. If you can’t watch it streaming live, do not despair – we will post a detailed report of the event on our blog as soon as possible, as well as on our pages in social networks.


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