Every time Apple demos a new version of iOS, old iPhone users sigh. Of course, Apple is one of those brands that provides support for much older models, but all things come to an end. We mean, with every iteration of iOS, some old iPhones appear out of the list, therefore, they stop driving attention. Recently, the Cupertino-based company announced iOS 16. It will be officially launched this fall. Of course, there are tons of goodies that Apple has added to its new system. But also, it means the iPhone SE (first generation), the iPhone 6S, and 7-series handsets are dropped off the list.
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Those who own the mentioned models must forget about the further bug fixes and performance improvements. The iPhone SE (first generation), the iPhone 6S, and 7-series handsets do not support iOS 16. What’s more important, if there appear some security issues, users of these models will vulnerable to attack. If you care about your data and information on your phones, it’s better to start thinking about buying a new iPhone.
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In this regard, it’s interesting to take a look at the value depreciation data for the iPhone 6S and 7-series models. And as we always do, for this purpose, the best option is data provided by SellCell.
How iPhone 6S/7 Value Depreciates After iOS 16 News
In the current month, iPhone 6S Plus (128 GB) drops from $94.00 to $83.00. Thus, its value depreciation is as high as 11.7%.
The iPhone 7 Plus (256 GB) has dropped by 10.1% after the iOS 16 announcement. As for numbers, the value fell from $138.00 to $124.00.
The iPhone 7 (256 GB) resists a bit better. Its price dropped from $82.00 to $74.00, a value depreciation of 9.8%.
The value depreciation of the iPhone 6S (128 GB) is 7.9%, dropping from $38.00 to $35.00.
However, we should take this without ruffle or excitement. We mean the mentioned models are really old. So that’s logical they are giving way to newer models.