As technology improves, older devices have a difficult time keeping up with major software changes. That's why Apple puts a limit on how old your device can be and still be compatible with new operating systems each year. Here's a list of every device that is compatible with Apple's latest iOS 12 update.
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 5s
Note: iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c are not compatible with iOS 12.
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation)
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st generation)
- 10.5-inch iPad Pro
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro
- iPad Air 2
- iPad Air
- iPad: 5th generation
- iPad mini 4
- iPad mini 3
- iPad mini 2
Note: iPad 4th generation is not compatible with iOS 12.
- iPod touch 6th generation
Updated September 2018: iOS 12 is compatible with all the devices listed above.
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