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Which iPhones Will Stop Working In 2024 and 2025? Complete List of Compatible Apple Products

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  • Apple's iOS 18 brings new features and enhancements for iPhone users.
  • Compatible devices include the iPhone 15 Series, iPhone 14 Series, iPhone 13 Series, iPhone 12 Series, and iPhone SE (3rd generation).
  • Notably, devices like the iPhone X and older, as well as the iPhone SE (1st and 2nd generation), have been left out of the iOS 18 update.
  • Keep reading to see if your iPhone is compatible with Apple’s latest software.

iOS 18 Compatibility: Which Devices Make the Cut?

Apple's iOS 18 brings a host of new features and enhancements that promise to elevate the user experience. However, not all current devices will support this latest update. Here is a detailed look at which devices are compatible with iOS 18 and which are left behind.

Compatible Devices:

  • iPhone 15 Series

    • iPhone 15 Pro Max
    • iPhone 15 Pro
    • iPhone 15 Plus
    • iPhone 15

  • iPhone 14 Series

    • iPhone 14 Pro Max
    • iPhone 14 Pro
    • iPhone 14 Plus
    • iPhone 14

  • iPhone 13 Series

    • iPhone 13 Pro Max
    • iPhone 13 Pro
    • iPhone 13
    • iPhone 13 mini

  • iPhone 12 Series

    • iPhone 12 Pro Max
    • iPhone 12 Pro
    • iPhone 12
    • iPhone 12 mini

  • iPhone 11 Series

    • iPhone 11 Pro Max
    • iPhone 11 Pro
    • iPhone 11

  • iPhone SE (2nd generation) and later

    • iPhone SE (2nd generation)
    • iPhone SE (3rd generation)

Incompatible Devices:

Unfortunately, several older models will not be able to run iOS 18. These include:

  • iPhone X Series

    • iPhone X
    • iPhone XR
    • iPhone XS
    • iPhone XS Max

  • iPhone 8 Series

    • iPhone 8
    • iPhone 8 Plus

  • iPhone 7 Series

    • iPhone 7
    • iPhone 7 Plus

  • iPhone 6 Series and earlier

    • iPhone 6s
    • iPhone 6s Plus
    • iPhone 6
    • iPhone 6 Plus
    • iPhone SE (1st generation)

As with every major iOS update, Apple continues to push the envelope on performance, security, and user experience with iOS 18. However, these advancements often come at the cost of dropping support for older hardware. Users of older iPhone models should consider upgrading their devices to enjoy the latest features and improvements offered by iOS 18.

For more detailed information and updates, keep an eye on Apple's official announcements and support pages.

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