One of the reasons why Apple iPhone are recommended on some Android phones, despite the high price tag, it is software support that spans a period of around five years. The latest iOS 14 is supported on the five year old iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, bringing the best of the Apple ecosystem. But this may cease to be the case next year. Apple will reportedly discontinue support for iPhone The 6s devices, along with the iPhone SE launched in 2016, with next year’s iOS 15 software. It could be a big blow iPhone 6s and iPhone SE users but it was inevitable.
This latest information comes from The Verifier, which has a proven track record of providing accurate leaks on Apple. The publication reported that the iOS 15 software due out next year will not be supported by three devices. iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone SELF. These three devices are four to five years old and have been supported by Apple up to iOS 14 software which offers some cool features for the newest iPhone 12. But obviously some features of this update are not supported by iPhone 6s and iPhone SE due to hardware and other constraints.
Apple is famous for providing software support to its people iPhone models for several years, giving users of old devices the same characteristics as users of new ones iPhone the models have fun, bridging the gap between them by a large margin. The iPhone 6s was launched in 2015, followed by the introduction of the iPhone SE about six months later, in 2016. Both files iPhone models may not receive next year’s software, but that doesn’t mean Apple will stop supporting these models from a security standpoint. Apple will no longer provide features in the new versions but there will be security patches and other updates that these three models, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone IF will get.
If this rumor turns out to be true, I qualify iPhone devices that will support iOS 15 next year will include:
- iPhone 12 Pro Max
- iPhone 12 Pro
- iPhone 12 mini
- iPhone 12
- iPhone 11
- iPhone 11 Pro
- iPhone 11 Pro Max
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone SE 2020
In addition to these, the iPhone models that launch in 2021 will also be eligible for the iOS 15 update. We’re talking about the iPhone 13 lineup, the rumors on which they began to flood. A recent rumor had pointed out that the iPhone 13 may be equipped with a better ultrawide camera on the back, although the graphics resolution of this sensor is currently unavailable. The iPhone 13 will also feature the new processor, possibly the A15 Bionic processor which will bring even faster performance on board.
IOS 14 was released recently to all supported iPhone models, including the iPhone 12 series. The new iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max comes with new processors and support for 5G. The new iPhone the models also support Dolby Vision recording, the first on a smartphone. As for iOS 15, it is not immediately clear what features this software update will bring, especially in terms of novelties because iOS 14 is not radically different from the software version of the previous generation.
Apple is rumored to stop supporting the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone IF next year with iOS 15.
- Apple is rumored to stop supporting the iPhone 6s and iPhone IF next year.
- Next year’s iOS 15 update will not be available for iPhone 6s and iPhone SELF.
- Apple hasn’t said anything official about this yet.