iOS 18 Compatibility List Revealed: Which iPhones Will Support the Update?


A recent post on X by a reliable source has revealed the compatibility list for iOS 18, which is expected to be announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference starting on June 10. According to the post, iOS 18 will support the same iPhone models as iOS 17, with the iPhone XR and other models equipped with the A12 Bionic chip, such as the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, being compatible. Older models, however, will not be able to run iOS 18.

Here is the full list of iPhone models that will be compatible with iOS 18:

  • iPhone 15
  • iPhone 15 Plus
  • iPhone 15 Pro
  • iPhone 15 Pro Max
  • iPhone 14
  • iPhone 14 Plus
  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 13 mini
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation)
  • iPhone SE (3rd generation)

Apple is expected to officially announce iOS 18 during its WWDC keynote event, with the update scheduled for release in September for all compatible iPhones.

It’s important to note that iOS 18 will introduce significant changes to Apple’s iPhone operating system, including the introduction of “Apple Intelligence,” an AI-powered overhaul. However, some of these new features may not be available on older iPhone models.

Additionally, the same source has indicated that iPadOS 18 will no longer support the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and the second-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which use the A10X Fusion chip. The sixth-generation iPad is also being dropped from the compatibility list, but the seventh-generation iPad will continue to receive support.

For those interested in following the WWDC 2024 announcements, Apple will be holding a keynote event on Monday at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. Live coverage will be available on and through the MacRumorsLive X Twitter account.

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