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Which devices are compatible with iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and more?

Apple just spilled the beans on its planned updates for iOS 18, iPadOS 18, macOS Sequoia, watchOS 11, tvOS 18, and visionOS 2, with some very exciting stuff on the horizon. Be sure to check our WWDC24 Recap if you missed it for details on all of the above.

But which devices are capable of running these new software releases? Here’s our 2024 compatibility cheat sheet. Hopefully all the kit you already own is on the list!

iOS 18

Rejoice! Every iPhone that could run iOS 17 can also run iOS 18. For the most part, anyway – most of the Apple Intelligence features will only be available on the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max. Here’s the full list of compatible models.

  • iPhone 15
  • iPhone 15 Plus
  • iPhone 15 Pro
  • iPhone 15 Pro Max
  • iPhone 14
  • iPhone 14 Plus
  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 13 mini
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation or later)

iPadOS 18

Only one device is on the chopping block compared to last year’s list. If you own a 6th-gen iPad, sadly you’ll be stuck with iOS 17. Everything else listed below is compatible with iPadOS 18.

  • iPad Pro (M4)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation and later)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch (1st generation and later)
  • iPad Air (M2)
  • iPad Air (3rd generation and later)
  • iPad (7th generation and later)
  • iPad mini (5th generation and later)

macOS Sequoia

The newest operating system for Mac works on various devices dating back to 2017, not just the more recent M-chip models. If you’re not sure which Mac you have, see Apple’s identification guide.

  • MacBook Air (2020 and later)
  • MacBook Pro (2018 and later)
  • iMac (2019 and later)
  • iMac Pro (2017 and later)
  • Mac mini (2018 and later)
  • Mac Pro (2019 and later)
  • Mac Studio (2022)

watchOS 11

This release is a bit more brutal, with three older models no longer compatible with this year’s update. Apple Watch Series 4, Series 5, and the original SE will top out with last year’s watchOS 10. But the following models can run watchOS 11, so long as you have an iOS 18-compatible iPhone to pair with.

  • Apple Watch SE (2nd generation)
  • Apple Watch Series 6
  • Apple Watch Series 7
  • Apple Watch Series 8
  • Apple Watch Series 9
  • Apple Watch Ultra
  • Apple Watch Ultra 2

tvOS 18

All the 4K Apple TVs can run tvOS 18, but surprisingly an older model released way back in 2015 also makes the cut.

  • Apple TV HD (4th generation)
  • Apple TV 4K
  • Apple TV 4K (2nd generation)
  • Apple TV 4K (3rd generation)

visionOS 2

There’s only one Vision Pro model out right now, and Apple isn’t going to trash it after just four months!

  • Vision Pro