iPhones and iPads that will -- and won't -- work with iOS 10

Here's the list of Apple devices that are powerful enough to handle the company's newest mobile operating system.

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Watch this: Apple unveils iOS 10, packs it with new features

Apple's iOS 10, the mobile operating system introduced Monday at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, comes with a slew of new features, such as facial recognition, better Siri, an all-new iMessage, and so on.

Here are the coolest new features of iOS 10 (pictures)

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But unfortunately not all iOS 9-compatible devices are powerful enough to support the latest version of Apple's popular mobile operating system. And for the first time the iPhone 4S is now counted out of the fun.

Following is the list of devices that will be able to upgrade to iOS 10:




    The list of devices that are not compatible with the latest iOS include:

    iOS 10 will be available this fall as a free upgrade.

    For more on the new iOS as well as other developments from Apple, check out today's WWDC news.

    Editors' note (July 7, 2016): This post has been corrected to reflect that fifth-generation iPod Touch, the third-generation iPad, the iPad 2 and the iPad Mini are not compatible with iOS 10.