Apple has announced iOS 13 for iPhone and iPod touch, and iPadOS 13 for iPad. Like all system software releases, not all devices will be compatible with versions of iOS and iPadOS software however.
Listed below are all devices compatible with the new iOS 13 and iPadOS versions, including all iPhone models that will support iOS 13, and a list of all iPad models that will support iPadOS 13 (iPadOS is the iOS 13 equivalent for iPad). Additionally, there is only one iPod touch model that supports iOS 13.
iOS 13 Compatibile Devices List
The following list of devices sup is from Apple, detailing all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices which are compatible with iOS 13 and iPadOS 13. If your device is on this list, it will support the system software version. If your device is not on the list, it will not be able to run iOS 12.
iPhone models compatible with iOS 13
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone SE
iPod Touch models supporting iOS 13
- iPod touch 7th generation
Notably absent from supporting iOS 13 is the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus, which supported the prior iOS 12 release but not iOS 13.
iPadOS 13 Compatible iPads (iOS 13 for iPad)
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro 3rd generation (2018 model)
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2nd generation
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro 1st generation
- 11-inch iPad Pro (2018 model)
- 10.5-inch iPad Pro
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro
- iPad 6th generation (2018 model)
- iPad 5th generation (2017 model)
- iPad Air 3 (2019 model)
- iPad Air 2
- iPad mini 5 (2019 model)
- iPad mini 4
Recall that iPadOS is the rebranded iOS for iPad, it has all the features of iOS 13 along with some new additional features that are iPad specific, notably some specific gestures for multitasking, text selection, and manipulation of data with copy, paste, undo, and redo.
Several iPad models that supported iOS 12 will no longer support iPadOS 13, including prior generation iPad Air models and some iPad mini models.
iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 are currently in active beta development. The final versions will be released in the fall of 2019.
If you’re a Mac user you can check the list of Macs compatible with MacOS Catalina here, if you’re interested in the potential for running MacOS 10.15 as well.