iOS 16: these iPhones would be left without the next big update

The next version of iOS will arrive in the second half of 2022 accompanying the new iPhones .

Bad news for users who keep getting mileage out of their old iPhones .

After years of support, the iPhone 6S, 6S Plus and SE (2016) would lose eligibility for iOS 16.

The French media iPhoneSoft leaked a list of iPhones that will be compatible with the next version of iOS, which should arrive in the second half of 2022 with the iPhone 14 .

List of iPhones compatible with iOS 16, according to iPhoneSoft

  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone Xr
  • iPhone Xs
  • iPhone Xs Max
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone SE (2020)
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13 mini
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • IPhone 14 Models

List of iPhones NOT COMPATIBLE with iOS 16, according to iPhoneSoft

  1. iPhone 6S
  2. iPhone 6S Plus
  3. iPhone SE (2016)

iPhoneSoft also announced that four iPad models will be deprecated for iPadOS 16.

  1. iPad mini 4
  2. iPad Air 2
  3. iPad 5
  4. iPad Pro (2015)