Apple iOS 14 is finally out at the WWDC 2020 and fans have gotten a taste of the latest software update. The Cupertino based tech giant is always selective in terms of which iPhone models will get the latest iOS update and most of the older devices are often barred of it due to hardware issues.
However, the iOS 14 might bring good news in that front as there is a surprise for all the iPhone owners in terms of iOS 14 compatibility. Here are more details on iOS 14 release date, new features, compatibility and list of iPhone models that can run the new iOS 14 software update.
Apple iOS 14 Release Date and New Feature
Apple released the iOS 14 software update to the devs at the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) which was held virtually at the start of June. The latest iOS 14 update along with new software versions of macOS, watchOS, tvOS, iPadOS, etc. were also revealed at the WWDC 2020 event.
Apple announced that iOS 14 release date for regular iPhone users is set as fall 2020 and it might be available in the box along with the new iPhone 12 smartphones. The beta version for iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 will be start rolling out from July with full launch till September.
Apple iOS 14 new features have brought a lot of versatility to the devices and here are the main upgrades.
- App organizer and widgets for the home screen
- Minimalist Siri interface
- Play a video thumbnail (Picture in Picture)
- Multitasking and App Drawer
- Face coverings to your Memoji with iOS 14
Just look at these gorgeous widgets my team is preparing for #iOS14 😍
We're still experimenting with them, so your ideas are welcome! pic.twitter.com/xK55NqXLIc
— SparkMail (@SparkMailApp) July 17, 2020
Apple iOS 14 Compatibility: List of Supported iPhones
Apple has surprised fans with the iOS 14 compatibility as all the iPhone models that were able to run iOS 13 can also run iOS 14. It was done so that the older iPhones are still relevant as Apple managed to include new updates in iOS 14 without increasing the hardware requirements. Here is the full list of iPhone models that can run the latest iOS 14 update.
According to The Verifier, iOS 14 will be compatible with all devices able to run iOS 13. pic.twitter.com/LR79IwA9pz
— Apple Hub (@theapplehub) June 2, 2020
- iPhone 6S
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 8 (All variants)
- iPhone X (All variants)
- iPhone 11 (All variants)
- iPhone 12 (All variants)