iOS 16 is released for iPhone 8 and newer models
A few hours ago, Apple introduced the new version of the iOS operating system with the changes that the whistleblowers had previously mentioned. According to Apple, in the new version of iOS, the lock screen has been redesigned and various options for personalization are offered to the user. iOS 16 has new wallpapers and hosts changes to iMessage and other apps.
As expected, the new version of iOS is not available for all devices that supported iOS 15. We have long expected Apple to end support for the iPhone 6s and the first generation iPhone SE with iOS 16, but the end of support for the iPhone 7 was a bit unexpected. According to Apple, iOS 16 will be released for iPhone 8 and newer phones.
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According to what Verge writes, Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone SE phones in the year It was released in 2016, while the iPhone 6s was released in 2015. This means that the mentioned phones were under Apple software support for 6 and 7 years respectively, which is a very long time. None of the Android phones has ever achieved such long-term software support; However, Samsung and Google have been able to extend the support for their devices in recent years.
The new version of iOS will be released on iPhones this fall.
|Devices supported by Apple’s iOS 16 operating system|
|iPhone 13 mini|
|iPhone 13 Pro|
|iPhone 13 Pro Max|
|iPhone 12 mini|
|iPhone 12 Pro|
|iPhone 12 Pro Max|
|iPhone 11 Pro|
|iPhone 11 Pro Max|
|iPhone XS Max|
|iPhone 8 Plus|
|iPhone SE second generation and newer models|