iOS 16 drops support for iPhone 6s, iPhone 7, and iPhone SE (1st generation)

Apple at WWDC22 today revealed iOS 16, which is the next iOS version coming out in the fall. iOS 16 delivers the biggest update ever to the Lock Screen, introduces iCloud Shared Photo Library, updates to Messages and Mail, And enhanced intelligence updates to Live Text and Visual Look Up.

Along with introducing iOS 16, Apple has dropped support for the iPhone 6s series and the iPhone 7 series launched in 2015 & 2016 respectively along with the latest generation of iPod touch which makes iOS 15 the last update to support the devices.

iOS 16 is now supported on the devices listed below:

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 X
iPhone 8
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone SE (3rd generation)
iPhone SE (2nd generation)

Along with iOS 16, Apple also showcased iPadOS 16, watchOS 9, and macOS V and more at their 32nd Worldwide Developers Conference.

Will you be updating your iPhone or iPad to the first beta of iOS 16? How excited are you for these new features? Let us know down in the comments below.

Holden Satterwhite
Author: Holden Satterwhite

Founder of Appleosophy and Redfruit Media. Twitter: @hesatter

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