Apple iOS 17

All New Apple Updates | iOS 17, iPadOS 17,  MacOS Sonoma, WatchOS

Apple is the leading company for providing software updates across all devices. The company passes out updates for even years-old devices (iOS 17, iPad OS, WatchOS etc.), making them more enjoyable for users. This time, Apple has released new OS updates for iPhones, MacBooks, iPads, and watches. Apple has taken care of every user with their latest software release. 

Release Highlights

  • The iOS 17 update will be available on the Apple Phone SE (2nd Generation)  and above.
  • It is not going to be released on iPhone 8 series.
  • The iPad OS 17 will be available on iPad Pro, iPad Mini, iPad Air, and iPad.
  • The macOS Sonoma will be available on iMac Pro 2017, iMac 2019, and above.
  • WatchOS 10 is available on the Apple Watch Series 5 and above, Watch SE, and Ultra.

iOS 17 Updatable Devices

The best-selling device in the Apple ecosystem must be Apple iPhone, which runs on iOS. Apple is known to provide software updates to even years older phones. Apple iPhone 8 series will not get the update, while all the other phones released later will get the iOS 17 update. 

Apple iOS 17
  • iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max (iOS 17 Support)
  • iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max (iOS 17 Support)
  • iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max (iOS 17 Support)
  • iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max (iOS 17 Support)
  • iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone SE (2nd generation and later) 

iPadOS 17 Updatable Devices

The super-productive iPad is another fan-favorite device from the company. Many users not only use it as a screen but also as a mini laptop. For that, Apple has released iPadOS 17 update for even years-old iPads.

  • iPad Pro (2nd generation and later)
  • iPad Air (3rd generation and later)
  • iPad (6th generation and later)
  • iPad mini (5th generation and later

macOS Sonoma

The most powerful laptop the users have seen, Macbook gets updates for better performance and smoother user experience. Apple has taken care of Macs up to 6 years old, iMac Pro 2017 and above, with macOS Sonoma. 

  • iMac 2019 and later
  • Mac Pro 2019 and later
  • iMac Pro 2017
  • Mac Studio 2022 and later
  • MacBook Air 2018 and later
  • MacBook Pro 2018 and later
  • Mac Mini 2018 and later; 


The Apple Watch is the best-selling wearable device and will be getting the latest WatchOS updates. Apple Series 4, a years-old device, will also get the watchOS, so users can enjoy all the latest updates without spending extra money. 

Apple Watch OS
  • Apple Watch Series 4
  • Apple Watch Series 5
  • Apple Watch SE
  • Apple Watch Series 6
  • Apple Watch Series 7
  • Apple Watch Series 8
  • Apple Watch Ultra

Is your device updatable to the latest software of iOS17, MacOs, WatchOs or iPad OS 17, or would you have to upgrade to a newer generation of your favorite Apple device?

Source (Weibo, in Chinese)