In case you’re an iPad person, you could wish to pay attention to this information. In accordance to a couple reviews, Apple’s upcoming iPadOS 17 could drop assist for some older iPad fashions.
The knowledge comes from the French tech web site iPhoneSoft, which claims that the primary-technology 9.7-inch iPad, 12.9-inch iPad Professional, and the fifth-technology iPad will not be appropriate with iPadOS 17. That is the second time we’re listening to that Apple will drop support for some iPad models with the brand new iPadOS model.
If these rumors are correct, which means solely the next units will assist iPadOS 17 when it’s launched within the fall: iPad Professional (2017 and later), iPad Air (third technology and later), iPad (sixth technology and later), and iPad mini (fifth technology and later). Additionally it is price noting that simply because an iPad makes Apple’s compatibility listing doesn’t essentially imply it’s going to absolutely assist every thing the software program gives.
There are related reviews about sure iPhone fashions dropping assist for the upcoming iOS model. There are conflicting reviews that iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X will lose assist, whereas some sources say all of the iPhones that assist iOS 16 will have the ability to run iOS 17.
Whereas older iPads could not have the ability to run the newest software program, they’ll seemingly nonetheless obtain updates for safety, albeit at a slower price. The corporate will announce the upcoming iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 on the WWDC 2023 event later this year.