We have recently been able to find out the date on which the World Wide Developers Conference (#WWDC23) will take place, in which Apple will present most of its software advances planned for next year, including, of course, mode, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17.
However, there are many analysts who are having access to privileged information, and everything indicates that iOS 17, the firmware that will arrive with the iPhone 15, will also be compatible with the 2017 iPhone X. Few companies make long-term commitments on the software level, but none quite like Apple.
Obviously, if we talk about the iPhone X receiving iOS 17, a device that has been on the market for more than 6 years, We can assume that compatibility with the iPhone 8 and its different variants is also guaranteed. But it is that the thing does not stop there, based on the compatibilities and powers of the hardware, we can assume that iPadOS 17 will also be compatible with the fifth generation of the iPad and the first generation of the iPad Pro.
This contrasts with the fact that only 5% of Android users have the latest firmware version available (Android 14) installed, and in fact, almost 25% of users are still running Android 10.
iOS 17 Compatible Devices:
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8Plus
- iPhone X
- iPad (5th generation)
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro (Original)
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Original)
However, on some forums like MacRumors, tEverything points to the fact that iOS 17 will actually be compatible with all Apple A11 processors (compatible with iOS 16), which would also include the iPhone XR, SE 3rd generation and SE 2nd generation. However, this information is called into question if we take into account that a still unresolved vulnerability has been discovered in devices that mount that chip from the Cupertino company.