Here are all the devices that can get iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, & macOS Monterey


At the WWDC21 conference yesterday, Apple officially unveiled the iOS 15, iPadOS 15watchOS 8, and macOS Monterey. These are its latest systems for smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and laptops respectively. At the event, Apple did not hold back the devices that will be eligible for this update. For iOS 15, Apple reveals that all smartphones after the iPhone 6S will be eligible. Releasing the watchOS 8, Apple also revealed that all smartwatches after the Apple Watch Series 3 will get this update. However, let us look at the full list of devices that will get these updates.

Devices for iOS 15

Apple has done well by allowing the 6-year-old iPhone 6S series to be eligible for this update. There are other pretty old devices on the list like the 5-year-old iPhone SE.

iPhones

  • iPhone 6S (2015)
  • iPhone 6S Plus (2015)
  • iPhone-SE (2016)
  • iPhone 7 (2016)
  • iPhone 7 Plus (2016)
  • iPhone-8 (2017)
  • iPhone 8 Plus (2017)
  • iPhone X (2017)
  • iPhone-XR (2018)
  • iPhone XS (2018)
  • iPhone XS Max (2018)
  • iPhone-11 (2019)
  • iPhone 11 Pro (2019)
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max (2019)
  • iPhone-SE (2020)
  • iPhone 12 Mini (2020)
  • iPhone 12 (2020)
  • iPhone-12 Pro (2020)
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max (2020)

iPod Touch

  • iPod Touch 7th Generation (2019)

Devices for iPadOS 15

According to Apple, all iPads that currently have the iPadOS 14 can also get the iPadOS 15. This means that some pretty old tablet can get this update. See the full list of iPads that can get this update.

Apple iPadOS 15

iPad Pro Series

  • iPad-Pro 12.9-inch (2021)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch (2021)
  • iPad-Pro 12.9-inch (2020)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch (2020)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2018)
  • iPad-Pro 11-inch (2018)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2017)
  • iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2017)
  • iPad-Pro 9.7-inch (2016)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2015)
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iPad Air Series

  • iPad-Air 10.9-inch 4th Generation (2020)
  • iPad-Air 10.5-inch 3rd Generation (2019)
  • iPad Air 9.7-inch 2nd Generation (2014)

Devices for iPad Mini-Series

  • iPad Mini 7.9-inch 5th Generation (2019)
  • iPad-Mini 7.9-inch 4th Generation (2015)

Devices for iPad Series

  • iPad 10.2-inch 8th Generation (2020)
  • iPad 10.2-inch 7th Generation (2019)
  • iPad-9.7-inch  6th Generation (2018)
  • iPad 9.7-inch 5th Generation (2017)

Devices for watchOS 8

The eligible devices for the watchOS 8 update include

watchOS 8

 

  • Apple Watch Series 3 (2017)
  • Apple Watch Series 4 (2018)
  • Apple-Watch Series 5 (2019)
  • Apple Watch SE (2020)
  • Apple Watch Series 6 (2020)

Devices for macOS Monterey

Unfortunately, some Apple macs will not get the latest macOS Monterey update. According to the company, the likes of 2013 MacBook Pro, 2013 MacBook Air, 2014 iMac, and 2015 MacBook will not get the updates. However, the MacBooks that will get this update includes are not eligible for the update.

  • Mac Pro (Late 2013 and later)
  • iMac Pro (2017 and later)
  • iMac (Late 2015 and later)
  • MacBook Pro (Early 2015 and later)
  • MacBook-Air (Early 2015 and later)
  • MacBook (Early 2016 and later)
  • Mac Mini (Late 2014 and later).

Update Timeline

According to Apple, the developer beta for all the operating systems are already available for developers. However, in a months’ time (July), the first public beta will hit the public domain. As for the stable version, we expect them to arrive this fall.

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