These iPhones and iPads get the update to iOS 13 and iPadOS


Apple announced on Monday in the wake of WWDC keynote the big update to iOS 13 and iPadOS, which is specifically aimed at tablets. It is already clear which iPhones and iPads will receive the new operating systems – we’ll tell you.

With iOS 13 and iPadOS, there are several new features in iPhones and iPads. However, not all devices that received the update to iOS 12 in 2018 can be found in the list of update candidates.

iOS 13: iPhone 6 and older no longer get update love

 The dark mode of iOS 13. (Screenshot: t3n; Apple)

The dark mode of iOS 13. (Screenshot: Apple / t3n)

The update jump from iOS 11 to iOS 12 went painlessly and without loss. All models running on iOS 11 were also pushed to the next iOS iteration. It looks a little different on iOS 13.

After five or six years of regular OS updates, Apple is pulling the plug on the 2013 iPhone 5s and the 2014 6,6 Plus models. The devices remain on iOS 12. The same is true for the iPod Touch of the sixth generation, which was recently replaced by a new model.

iOS 13 lands on the following devices in the fall:

  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6S
  • iPhone 6S Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPod Touch (seventh generation)

iPadOS: These iPads get the big update

 Apple's iPadOS. (Image: Apple)

Apple’s iPadOS. (Image: Apple)

The situation is similar with the new iPad-specific version of iOS1 13, which the company calls iPadOS in the future. Most of the models that received iOS 12 last year will also get their big update in 2019, including mouse controls, new gestures, windows, and more. Only the first iPad Air released in 2013 and the same year’s iPad Mini 2 are out.

Accordingly, the following iPads receive the update to iPadOS:

  • iPad Pro (12.9-inch)
  • iPad Pro (11-inch)
  • iPad Pro (10.5-inch)
  • iPad Pro (9.7-inch)
  • iPad (fifth generation)
  • iPad (fifth generation)
  • iPad Mini (fifth generation)
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad Air (third generation)
  • iPad Air 2

Update on watchOS 6: All Apple Watch Models on Board

 Apple shows watchOS 6 for the Apple Watch. (Screenshot: Apple / t3n)

Apple shows watchOS 6 for the Apple Watch. (Screenshot: Apple / t3n)

When updating to watchOS 6, Apple does not leave any of its smart watches in the rain. All Series 1, 2, 3, and 4 models will receive the next major OS release. However, the company points out that not all Apple Watches will receive all the new features. However, concrete details Apple does not yet.

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