Leaked List of iOS 18-Compatible Devices: Will Your iPhone or iPad Get the Upgrade?

Previously, iOS 18 was anticipated to be the “biggest software update in iPhone history.

Rumors suggest that the upcoming WWDC 2024 event in June will be the stage for Apple to unveil iOS 18, touted as one of the most significant updates for iPhone users. Recently, a new rumor has surfaced, providing detailed information on the devices that will be compatible with iOS 18 and iPadOS 18.

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List of iPhones Compatible with iOS 18

This list was shared on Twitter by an individual account, but the post was later deleted. However, MacRumors managed to capture the list before its removal. This account had previously accurately shared build codes for unreleased iOS releases.

Here is the rumored list of devices 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)

According to the leak, iOS 18 will be compatible with all iPhones currently supporting iOS 17, leaving no device behind.

List of iPads Compatible with iPadOS 18

For iPad users, the same source suggests that iPadOS 18 will cease support for the iPad Pro 10.5-inch and iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation (both released in 2017 and equipped with the A10X Fusion chip). Note that iPad 6 and iPad 7 also use the A10 chip, raising the possibility that iPadOS 18 might discontinue support for these devices as well.

Rumored list of devices compatible with iPadOS 18:

  • iPad: 2020 and newer
  • iPad mini: 2019 and newer
  • iPad Air: 2019 and newer
  • iPad Pro: 2018 and newer

Previously, Mark Gurman, a renowned Apple leaker from Bloomberg, noted that iOS 18 could be the most significant software update in iPhone history. iOS 18 is expected to integrate AI technology to enhance Siri’s question-answering capabilities and auto-completion of messages. Apple plans to incorporate large language models into Siri, allowing users to automate complex tasks. Additionally, iOS 18 is likely to bring a refreshed interface.


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