iOS 12, released last September, was particularly good at supporting older hardware. We’d expected that the aging iPhone 5S – which is almost six years old – would be dropped, but iOS 12 carried forward the same hardware support list as iOS 11, which was good for both owners of older devices (who got an extra year of use), and Apple (which got to grow its base of active devices). Not only that, but iOS 12 gave older devices a surprise performance boost. Must read: iOS 12.3: How to keep your iPhone safe from hackers and snoopers But it looks like iOS 13 will be the end of the line for the iPhone 5S, along with a handful of other devices. According to a report by iPhonesoft.fr, the following iPhones will not be supported by iOS 13: iPhone 5s iPhone SE iPhone 6/6 Plus iOS 12.3 draining your iPhone battery fast?… SEE FULL GALLERY 1 – 5 of 9 NEXT PREV This means that the supported iPhone list will be as follows: iPhone XS/XS Max iPhone XR iPhone X iPhone 8/8 Plus iPhone 7/7 Plus iPhone 6S/6S Plus If this is correct – and I believe that it is – then it is a little sad that the iPhone 6/6 Plus doesn’t get an extra year The following iPads are headed for the retirement: iPad Mini 2 iPad Air This means that the iOS 13 iPad line up will be as follows: iPad Pro 12.9 inch (2016 and 2017) iPad… [Read full story]
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