Apple at the Worldwide Developers Conference, or WWDC, announced the next version of the software for the iPhone, iPad and iPod. The new iOS 12 boasts of a plethora of new features including the new Screen Time feature, Memoji, Siri advancements, ARKit 2, Apple News, and Do Not Disturb among others. The iOS 12 isn’t the flashy update that the users of iPhone, iPad, and iPod have been waiting for, instead, it provides the solution to some of the annoying things that have so far been unavailable on the platform.
With now over 81 per cent installation base, iOS is ever-growing and its new version is set to reach to all the iPhone, iPad, and iPod models that were eligible to receive the last year’s update. This means that the iPhone 5S or higher will be eligible to receive the iOS 12 while the iPad mini 2 or above will receive the iOS 12 as well. Here is the full list of eligible iPhone, iPad, and iPod models that will get the iOS 12.
|iPhone Models||iPad Models||iPod Models|
|iPhone X||12.9-inch iPad Pro 2nd generation||iPod touch 6th generation|
|iPhone 8||12.9-inch iPad Pro 1st generation|
|iPhone 8 Plus||10.5-inch iPad Pro|
|iPhone 7||9.7-inch iPad Pro|
|iPhone 7 Plus||iPad 6th generation|
|iPhone 6s||iPad 5th generation|
|iPhone 6s Plus||iPad Air 2|
|iPhone 6||iPad Air|
|iPhone 6 Plus||iPad mini 4|
|iPhone SE||iPad mini 3|
|iPhone 5s||iPad mini 3|
The iOS 12 is scheduled to be released this fall for the stable builds, while the developer previews is available to download right away. The interested users can head to Apple website and download the iOS 12 Preview to test the features out early. However, it is recommended that the users who are not aware with the developer builds and how to install them manually should wait for the release of stable build later this year on the aforementioned eligible devices.
You can read about the new features of iOS 12, as well as macOS Mojave, watchOS 5, and tvOS in our detailed piece. Financial Express