At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday, Appleofficially introduced iOS 13. Described as the “next big release for iOS”, iOS 13 brings with it a number of new features including a system-wide dark mode. Apple said the iOS 13 developer preview is available now, while the public beta program will launch sometime in June 2019. The official release of iOS 13 isn’t expected until fall.
Apple also announced that it is splitting off a new OS made for the iPad, called iPadOS, which is essentially iOS 13 designed for tablets. Most of the new changes will make the iPad act like a traditional computer. The developer beta for iPadOS is available now, with a public beta available in July.
Here’s the full list of devices that are compatible with iOS 13 and iPadOS.
Apple WWDC 2019: iPhones that support iOS 13
*iPhone XS Max
*iPhone 8 Plus
*iPhone 7 Plus
*iPhone 6s Plus
There are some iPhones that won’t be updated to iOS 13. The list includes the likes of iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus. Yes, the iPhone SE has received iOS 13 support. The recently released iPod touch (7th generation) will also be updated to iOS 13.
Highlights of iOS 13
*The mobile operating system got a big upgrade in the form of a dark mode, which works across all first-party apps.
*Apple has revamped the Reminders app with a whole new look.