Find out which devices will receive iOS 13 and other software

At the opening of WWDC 2019, Apple announced several new features for the future generation of its mobile operating systems, as we talked about in this article. Just them: iOS 13, iPadOS, macOS Catalina, watchOS 6 and tvOS13.

As expected, some devices will be “retired”. That is, you will no longer receive updates.

Then, follow the list of iDevices that will receive the new generation of Apple's operating systems.

iOS 13

  • iPhone XS / XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8/8 Plus
  • iPhone 7/7 Plus
  • iPhone 6S / 6S Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPod touch (7th generation)

the end for the 5S warrior, who marked the history of technology for being the first smartphone with 64-bit architecture processor. As well as the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, which also end their journey here.


  • iPad Pro (12.9 inch)
  • iPad Pro (11 inch)
  • iPad Pro (10.5 inch)
  • iPad Pro (9.7 inches)
  • iPad (sixth generation)
  • iPad (5th generation)
  • iPad mini (fifth generation)
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad Air (third generation)
  • iPad Air 2

The iPad Air, mini 2 and mini 3 are left behind now.

macOS Catalina

  • MacBook (2015 or later)
  • MacBook Air (2012 or later)
  • MacBook Pro (2012 or later)
  • Mac mini (2012 or later)
  • iMac (2012 or later)
  • iMac Pro (2017 or later)
  • Mac Pro (2013 or later)

watchOS 6

  • Apple Watch Series 4
  • Apple Watch Series 3
  • Apple Watch Series 2
  • Apple Watch Series 1

However, it is worth noting that the paired iPhone needs to have iOS 13 installed to be compatible with watchOS 6.

tvOS 13

Above all, are you going to receive the new generation of software on your Apple devices?

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