Will your iPhone get the iOS 17 update? Find out now

The latest version of its iPhone operating system will be released in September 2023.

Apple announced the new iOS 17 at the recently concluded WWDC 2023 event. Slated for a September 2023 release, the latest version of its iPhone operating system will bring a host of new features and improvements, including personalized phone calls, interactive widgets, enhanced privacy settings, and a new full-screen experience.

iOS 17

Like any update, not all iPhones will be able to run iOS 17. According to Apple’s website, only the following models will be compatible with the new software:

  • 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)

This means if you own any of the older models, such as the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 7, you will not be able to get iOS 17. You will, however, still receive security updates and bug fixes, but you’ll miss out on the new features and enhancements.

If you own one of these older models and want to enjoy iOS 17, you may want to consider upgrading to a newer iPhone. Apple recently released the yellow color for both the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus, a mid-cycle refresh meant to boost the sales of the lineup.

Also read: LIST: iPhone and iPad price list in the Philippines Q1 2023

At the WWDC, Apple also unveiled the new 15-inch MacBook Air as well as the Vision Pro AR/VR headset. is one of the most active tech sites in the Philippines. We enjoy sharing interesting and relevant stories about the latest trends in technology, developments in mobile phones and social media, and modern digital and geek culture.

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