Which iPhones & iPads will be able to run iOS 12?
Our prediction is that the iPad Air 2 and later, the iPad mini 3 and later, the iPhone 6 and later and the sixth-gen iPod touch will certified as compatible to install and run iOS 12.
Here is a list of every Apple device that supported iOS 11:
- iPad Air 1, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro (12.9in, 2015), iPad Pro (9.7in, 2016), iPad (9.7in, 2017), iPad Pro (10.5in), iPad Pro (12.9in, 2017)
- iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4
- iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X
- iPod touch (sixth generation)
We think Apple will remove the bottom rung of each list, with the Air 1, mini 2 and iPhone 5s missing out. (Apple currently sells only one model of iPod touch, so we don’t expect that to lose compatibility, but its days may be numbered.)
You can read more about this subject in our dedicated article about iPhone and iPad iOS compatibility.