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iPhones and iPads that will -- and won't -- work with iOS 10

CNET logo CNET 14-06-2016 Dong Ngo
iOS 10 being introdued at WWDC 2016. © Provided by CNET iOS 10 being introdued at WWDC 2016.

Apple's iOS 10, the mobile operating system introduced Monday at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, comes with a slew of new features, such as facial recognition, better Siri, an all-new iMessage, and so on.

But unfortunately not all iOS 9-compatible devices are powerful enough to support the latest version of Apple's popular mobile operating system. And for the first time the iPhone 4S is now counted out of the fun. Following is the list of devices that will be able to upgrade to iOS 10:


  • The iPhone 6s
  • The iPhone 6s Plus
  • The iPhone 6
  • The iPhone 6 Plus
  • The iPhone SE
  • The iPhone 5S
  • The iPhone 5C
  • The iPhone 5


  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch
  • iPad Pro 9.7-inch
  • The iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad 4th generation
  • The iPad with Retina Display (3rd Gen)
  • The iPad 2
  • The iPad Mini 4
  • The iPad Mini 3
  • The iPad Mini 2
  • The iPad Mini


  • The iPod Touch 5th-generation
  • The iPod Touch 6th-generation

The list of devices that are not compatible with the latest iOS include:

  • The original iPad
  • The iPod Touch fourth-generation and older models
  • The iPhone 4S and older models

iOS 10 will be available this fall as a free upgrade.

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