As planned, the highlight of WWDC 2022 is undoubtedly iOS 16 and its redesigned screen. Now that Apple has officially released a new version of the operating system with a completely redesigned new lock screen and great new features: a shared photo library in iCloud, new features in Messages and Mail, live text in videos, and more, you can check out the full list of new features in our special review.

While it’s still a few months away from its official launch, expected this fall with the new iPhone, Apple has confirmed List of devices that iOS 16 will be compatible with.

As planned it’s time to say goodbye to the company’s oldest devices, and the new version of the operating system will only be compatible with iPhone 8 and above, so if you have an older terminal, you will no longer be able to update. This means that both the long-standing and legendary iPhone 6s and 6s Plus won’t be updated. As well as the iPhone 7 and its older brother, the iPhone 7 Plus.

All iPhones are compatible with iOS 16

  • iphone 8
  • iphone 8plus
  • iphone x
  • iPhone xp
  • iphone xs
  • iPhone XSMax
  • iphone 11
  • iphone 11pro
  • iPhone 11 ProMax
  • iPhone SE 2020
  • iPhone SE 2022
  • iphone 12
  • iphone 12 mini
  • iphone 12 pro
  • iPhone 12 ProMax
  • iphone 13
  • iphone 13 mini
  • iphone 13 pro
  • iPhone 13 ProMax
  • iPhones coming out in 2022

All iPads with iPad OS 16 support

  • iPad (5th generation and later)
  • iPad mini (5th generation and later)
  • iPad Air (3rd generation and later)
  • All iPad Pro models

As Apple has confirmed, the iOS 16 and iPad OS 16 Developer Advance (i.e. Beta) is now available, albeit for now only to Apple Developer Program members via the program website, and a month of Public Beta for all iOS users and iPad OS as usual next week on

The list of Ventura-compatible Macs has been shortened.

In the case of the Mac, the list is more limited this year. Apple is saying goodbye to all PCs sold before 2017 and further reducing the number of Macs that will be compatible with macOS Ventura:

  • iMac: 2017 and later
  • iMac Pro – 2018 model
  • MacBook Air: 2018 and later
  • Mac Pro: 2019 and later
  • Mac mini: 2018 and later
  • Macbook 2017

Source: Hiper Textual

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