When iOS 16 is released this year, it's possible that a trio of iPhones will be left out, despite running the most recent iOS 15.4 software update.
According to the reports of LeaksApplePro, there will be three phones running iOS 15 that will not get updated to iOS 16. Those are, according to sources, the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, as well as the iPhone SE (2016). iPhone upgrade becomes very essential at some point in time. Additionally, this is not the very first time we have heard anything like this. Furthermore, an iOS 16 rumour from a different source also indicates these three phones will not get it. Moreover, some of the iOS updates are not available for a few iPhones.
Last year’s iOS 15 update was a gift from Apple to every iPhone user as it was supported on all iPhones running iOS 14. However, since iOS slowly needs extra storage space and bigger computing power to run, this couldn't go on forever. Moreover, this year, the iPhone 6S and first-generation iPhone SE will become seven and six years old, respectively. So it's not surprising that they'll be removed from the iPhone upgrade cycle. Also, you must know that Apple just made it harder for thieves to make money off of stolen iPhones
Samsung And Google Are Giving Longer Support Windows
At present, compared to the support you get for the best Android phones
, which is of seven years, is fantastically fulsome. Furthermore, manufacturers of mobile phones like Samsung
and Google are now giving longer support windows for their latest devices. It still doesn't match up to what Apple's been offering for years already.
Then, for iOS 16's latest features, LAP repeated their former claim that the new iOS will feature larger, interactive widgets, "fast action" shortcuts you can use from the lock screen, and tiny refinements to the Files and Reminders apps. In addition, previous leaks have declared iOS 16 will also add the latest health tracking attributes and Apple's upcoming VR/AR headset.
To Use iPhone You Don’t Need The Latest Version Of iOS
Even if you're an iPhone 6S owner, losing out on iOS 16 support is not the world's end. To use your iPhone completely, you don't need the newest version of iOS or iPhone upgrade to be there. But you may feel like you're missing out if something enjoyable launches in future iOS generations.
Despite having an iPhone that supports iOS 16 doesn't even guarantee you'll get the whole experience. However, only the iPhone XS and iPhone XR and newer can move everything iOS 15 offers. Unfortunately, older phones are missing capabilities like Live Text, and Spatial Audio in FaceTime, due to the processing requirements for some of iOS 15's features.
Along with macOS 13 and other Apple device software updates, iOS 16 will most likely get its launch at WWDC 2022 in June. Moreover, before that, we've got iOS 15.5 on the way, which is in beta testing. Also, it offers updates to the Apple Wallet and possibly supports third-party payments for apps.