The arrival of a new operating system (OS) is always the farewell to old cell phones, which do not have the capacity to support the new software. , for which he has recently revealed his first victims; three versions of iPhone that will not receive the installation and update notification.
Does that make them obsolete? In a certain way yes, because they will not have the latest aesthetics and interface. However, as well explained applespherethis trio of cell phones will continue to enjoy iOS 16, an operating system that is very current, if we compare it with current technologies.
The three targeted, which are left out of this update are the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. All three will stick with the old OS, still installing Apple’s security patches.
The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X were released on September 12, 2017; six years of updates is more than enough for a mobile device.
The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were the successors to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, respectively. While the iPhone X was a new design that featured a borderless OLED display, a Touch ID fingerprint sensor embedded in the power button, and a new facial recognition feature called Face ID.
All three, at the time, were well received by critics, who praised their improvements in performance, camera, and battery life. However, it was the iPhone X that generated the most buzz, as it was seen as a major breakthrough in smartphone design.