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Rumors suggest rumors iOS 13 will drop compatibility for iPhone 5s through iPhone 6s



Dirty and unmarked rumors from Israeli scene Verifier suggests that Apple's iOS 13 upgrade, expected to be featured this summer at the Worldwide Developers Conference, quit supporting iPhones and iPads.

The site says iOS 13 will be unavailable to iPhone 5s, iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, all iOS compatible devices 12.


As for the iPad, Verifier believes Apple will drop support for iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, and possibly i iPad mini 4. The iPod touch of the sixth generation is listed as a device that will also be incompatible with the device iOS 13.

If that rumor is true, and we do not know it's because of that Verifier did not specify details of where the information or how they came from, it would see that Apple simultaneously rejects support for three generations of iPhones, which is a bit unbelievable.

Apple is trying to provide software updates for its iOS devices as long as possible. Both iOS 12 and iOS 11 offered support for the iPhone 5s and newer iPad mini 2 and newer i iPad Air and newer. In that time iOS 12 launched, some of these devices had five years.

Release support for everyone to the iPhone 7 would go away iOS 13 Only compatible with iOS devices from 2016 or later. Two of these gadgets iPad mini 4 and sixth generation iPod touch, are current generation devices, though they may not be at that time iOS 13 it starts up as updates for both.

To cast doubt on the site claims, the iPhone 6s cites as a device that does not support it iOS 13 without naming the fifth generation iPad, And fifth generation iPad and iPhone 6s use the A9 chip.

Verifier It claims that besides providing support for iOS 13 on a wide area of ​​the device, Apple will also limit some iOS 13 features for newer models to "get more users upgraded to the latest iPhone device models". While it's true that sometimes iOS features are limited to newer devices due to hardware constraints, Apple has a long history of support for older devices years after launch.

Verifier previously provided semi-accurate information about Apple's plans. In 2017, for example, the site said Apple would bring Group FaceTime to iOS 11. We got Group FaceTime, but not iOS 12.1 in 2018.


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