iphone x and older iphones not getting ios 17

Apple announced iOS 17 yesterday with several noteworthy features including StandBy mode, NameDrop and Live Voicemail. As is the case with new iOS versions, several older model iPhones are left unsupported and this year, it’s the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus models.

Those wishing to try out iOS 17 will need an iPhone XS series or newer to be compatible with Apple’s requirements. The second and third-generation iPhone SE models are still supported so it seems the bottleneck for the iPhone X and 8 series is the aging A11 Bionic chipset.

Switching to iPadOS 17, we can see that…

Link: https://www.gsmdb.com/gsmarena/iphone_x_and_older_iphones_not_getting_ios_17-news-58786.php