You don't need the new iPhone 8 ($166 at Amazon) or to use and enjoy the AR apps that are set to hit with iOS 11. When Apple previewed iOS 11 earlier this year, it introduced ARKit for developers to create AR apps for the iPhone and iPad. With iOS 11 set to be released in a week, I expect ARKit apps to be the buzz of the iOS world this fall. If you have a semi-recent iPhone or iPad, you will be able to join in the AR fun and games.or even the
According to Apple, ARKit runs on iOS devices with the A9 and A10 processors, as well as the new A11 Bionic-based iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X models that were just announced.
Based on Apple's guidelines, here are the iOS devices that will be able to run ARKit apps:
- iPhone 6s ($209 at eBay) and
- iPhone 7 ($180 at eBay) and
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
- iPhone X
- iPad Pro (the 10.5-inch model, 12.9-inch model and the older 9.7-inch model)
- iPad (2017)
While you wait for ARKit apps to hit, take a look at some concepts, from anto .