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iOS 15 and iPadOS 15: which iPhone and iPad are compatible?

iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, the new versions of iOS and iPadOS, are coming September 20, 2021 on many iPhones and iPads. Here are all eligible devices.

At the WWDC opening conference on June 7, 2021, Apple unveiled two major new versions of its mobile operating systems: iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. They were confirmed on September 14, during the presentation of the brand’s new iPhone 13 range.

These updates bring a whole bunch of new features to the brand’s iPhone and iPad. FaceTime calls can now be made from the web, notifications will be better organized, additional protections for privacy have been added… in short, these new OS are full of small useful features.

The systems are already available to developers. The final versions for the general public arrive on September 20, 2021.

Good news, they will be available on all devices already capable of running iPadOS 14 and iOS 14.

iPadOS 15 also has the right to new features // Source: Apple

This means that all smartphones released since the iPhone 6S and all iPads since the second generation Air will be able to receive the update. Some of its devices started their commercial life in 2014, 7 years ago, and we can only be happy to see that Apple continues to ensure their software tracking (a rare occurrence in the mobile industry).

Some devices may not be able to use all the features because they don’t quite have enough power to spare, or don’t have some of the latest generation components, but the safety follow-up is. already significant.

Here is the full list of compatible smartphones and tablets, which was also shared by Apple in a tweet. There will, of course, be the latest models present on September 14, which will run under these versions by default.

All iPhone and iPad compatible with iOS 15 or iPadOS 15?

iPhone iPad iPod
iPhone 13
iPhone 13 Pro
iPhone 13 Pro Max iPad (9 gen)
iPhone 13 Mini iPad mini 6
iPhone 12 12.9-inch iPad Pro M1 iPod touch (7th gen)
iPhone 12 Pro 11-inch iPad Pro M1
iPhone 12 Pro Max 11-inch iPad Pro (2nd gen)
iPhone 12 mini 11-inch iPad Pro (1st gen)
iPhone 11 12.9-inch iPad Pro (4th gen)
iPhone 11 Pro 12.9-inch iPad Pro (3rd gen)
iPhone 11 Pro Max 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd gen)
iphone xs 12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st gen)
iPhone XS Max 10.5-inch iPad Pro
iPhone XR 9.7-inch iPad Pro
iPhone X iPad (8th gen)
iPhone 8 iPad (7th gen)
iPhone 8 Plus iPad (6th gen)
iPhone 7 iPad (5th gen)
iPhone 7 Plus iPad mini (5th gen)
iPhone 6s iPad mini 4
iPhone 6s Plus iPad Air (4th gen)
iPhone SE (2nd gen) iPad Air (3rd gen)
iPhone SE iPad Air 2

Article originally published on June 08, 2021 and updated on September 14, 2021

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