iOs 18 will not feature on these iPhones and iPads

18 June 2024 - 17:00

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Apple reveals the complete list of devices compatible with iPadOS and iOS 18.

iOs 18 will not feature on these iPhones and iPads

News from Apple. The Silicon Valley Giant presented the new operating systems iOS 18 and iPadOS 18 for iPhone and iPad which will soon be available to all users starting from autumn 2024.

And if users are now accustomed to being surprised by additional functions year after year, they are also used to the fact that not all iPhone and iPad models will be able to enjoy the new updates.

Usually, it is always a small circle of models that can download the new features and fully enjoy the "Apple" experience, and yet, this year there is something new: there are numerous models that will be able to enjoy this new update.

As explained by Apple itself, iOS 18 introduces Apple Intelligence, the personal intelligence system for iPhone, iPad and Mac which combines the "power of generative models to the user’s specific context to deliver incredibly useful and relevant intelligence”. Designed to protect your privacy, the Apple Intelligence System integrates seamlessly with iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and MacOS Sequoia.

But be careful, not all devices that can download iOS 18 will be able to enjoy Apple Intelligence.

So let’s see which iPhones will be eligible for the iOS 18 update (with Apple Intelligence or not) and consequently, which ones will not be able to update in autumn 2024.

Apple, which iPhones and iPads will feature iOS 18

Apple has numerous surprises in store for users with the latest update. As explained by the company, in autumn 2024, users will be able to enjoy:

  • A new lock screen with more customization possibilities;
  • Improvements to the Photos and Messages apps;
  • New widgets for the home screen;
  • Advanced multitasking features on iPad;
  • Greater privacy controls.

The other big news, as anticipated, concerns the list of compatible devices, in this way, customers will be able to decide whether to change their iPhone or not. Well, unlike other years the official list is full of surprises. Here are the iPhones compatible with iOS 18.

  • iPhone SE (2nd generation and later);
  • iPhone
  • iPhone
  • iPhone XS Max;
  • iPhone 11;
  • iPhone 11 Pro;
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max;
  • iPhone 12;
  • iPhone 12 mini;
  • iPhone 12 Pro:
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max;
  • iPhone 13;
  • iPhone 13 mini;
  • iPhone 13 Pro;
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max;
  • iPhone 14;
  • iPhone 14 Plus;
  • iPhone 14 Pro;
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max;
  • iPhone 15;
  • iPhone 15 Plus;
  • iPhone 15 Pro;
  • iPhone 15 Pro Max.

As previously specified, however, not all models that receive iOS 18 will be able to enjoy the Apple Intelligence artificial intelligence features. The only devices that will be able to take advantage of all the features of the update are devices with A17 Pro chip, therefore iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Max released at the end of 2023.

As regards the iPads compatible with iPadOS 18, the models selected by the multinational are:

  • iPad mini (5th generation and later);
  • iPad (7th generation and later),
  • iPad Air (3rd generation and later);
  • iPad Air (M2):
  • iPad Pro 11" (1st generation and later);
  • iPad Pro 12.9" (3rd generation and later);
  • iPad Pro (M4).

These iPhones and iPads will not have iOS 18

After carefully reading the list of compatible devices, you realize that the list is really extensive and includes all iPhones starting from the iPhone XR, released in 2018. This means that even owners of older iPhones will be able to enjoy the latest news of the Apple operating system, although they may not be able to enjoy Apple Intelligence.

The list of iPhone and iPad devices not compatible with iOS 18 and therefore unable to download the operating system update is shorter. As for iPhones, the only ones who will not be able to enjoy the new features are:

  • iPhone;
  • iPhone 3G;
  • iPhone 3GS;
  • iPhone 4;
  • iPhone 4S;
  • iPhone 5;
  • iPhone 5c;
  • iPhone 5s;
  • iPhone 6 and 6 Plus;
  • iPhone 6s and 6s Plus;
  • iPhone SE 1;
  • iPhone 7 and 7 Plus;
  • iPhone 8 and 8 Plus;
  • iPhone X.

Previously supported iPad models that will not receive the iPadOS 18 update are the iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 12.9-inch second generation and 6th generation iPad.

Original article published on Italy 2024-06-16 16:42:08. Original title: Questi iPhone e iPad non avranno iOS 18


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