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Users of iPhone 5, iPad 3 and iPad mini 2 will not be able to install iOS 11

June 5, 2017 at WWDC Apple will unveil iOS 11, the final version of which will debut in the fall. Unfortunately, the owners of smartphones iPhone 5, iPad mini 2, and iPad 3 and iPod touch 6G will not be able to count on the upgrade to the new OS.

Major release of iOS 11 is designed for smartphones and tablets with processors of the latest generation. Attempts to make this version compatible with older iPhone and iPad will inevitably lead to problems. Apple would have to create for these devices a separate version of the OS, effectively accepted outdated hardware.

Part of iOS 11, however, will not be available on newer smartphones and Apple tablets, though in General the device will remain a part of the updated ecosystem. A new version of the OS will be able to install all of the owners of gadgets that are now deployed iOS 10 with the exception of the iPhone 5, iPad mini 2, iPad 3 and iPod touch 6G.

The question arises: will the users to buy new devices to replace the outdated, acquire other models or cost available and will be able to live without updates? Apple is hope for the first option, which would help to boost sales of “Apple” devices. In other cases, the market share of iPhone and iPad will decrease.

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