Will your iPhone or iPad get iOS 11? Here's the full list
Unless you're rocking an iPhone 5C or earlier, you should be good -- with caveats.
Sean HollisterSenior Editor / Reviews
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iOS 11, the latest version of
operating system, is nearly here -- with fancy new features in tow. Perhaps you're feeling a little anxious to get it, but will that new software make it to your tablet or phone?
In other words, any Apple phone, tablet or media player with an Apple A7 chip or later should be eligible. However, it looks like it's the end of the iOS update road for the
will continue to work but will stay on iOS 10.
With Google's Android, there's no guarantee your device will ever see a new version of the operating system, but Apple typically updates devices for years after their release.
Do note that not every single iOS 11 feature will come to every device, though. For instance: