Devices that are compatible with macOS Big Sur

Today, at WWDC 2020, we have received one of the biggest updates to the Mac software line-up in the last few years, macOS Big Sur.

macOS Big Sur will be one of the biggest redesigns ever since the introduction of Mac OS X. Pushing towards a new direction, Apple has decided to redesign the color palette, icons and different versions of windows shown on the desktop. Also, in order to improve the way users interact with their devices, a new control center is on its way, alongside the redesigned Notification Center.

Here is a list of Mac’s that will support macOS Big Sur:

  • 2015 and later MacBook
  • 2013 and later MacBook Air
  • Late 2013 and later MacBook Pro
  • 2017 and later iMac Pro
  • 2014 and later iMac
  • 2014 and later Mac mini
  • 2013 and later Mac Pro

Here is a list of Mac’s that will not support macOS Big Sur:

  • 2012 and Early 2013 MacBook Pro
  • 2012 MacBook Air
  • 2012 and 2013 iMac
  • 2012 Mac mini

macOS Big Sur is available for developers to beta teststarting today, with a public beta following in July 2020.Apple is expected to release macOS Big Sur to the public around ‘Fall 2020’.



Holden Satterwhite
Author: Holden Satterwhite

Founder of Appleosophy and Redfruit Media. Twitter: @hesatter

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