MacOS 11 Big Sur Compatibility (+ iPadOS, iOS 14 and WatchOS)

MacOS 11 Big Sur Compatibility (+ iPadOS, iOS 14 and WatchOS) :

MacOS 11 (Big Sur), iPadOS and iOS 14 Compatibility
MacOS 11 (Big Sur), iPadOS and iOS 14 Compatibility

It is only about a month until the release of MacOS 11 (Big Sur), iPadOS and iOS 14. With each update will come a host of new features and additions to trick out your Mac or iDevice. The question is will your current device get the update or is it time to consider an upgrade?

Well, here are the answers:

IOS 14 :

Let’s start with the good news… If your iPhone currently runs iOS 13, then it will run iOS 14.

Check out the iOS 14 Preview here : https://www.apple.com/ios/ios-14-preview/

  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone SE (1st generation)
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation)
  • iPod touch (7th generation)
IOS 14 Compatability
IOS 14 Compatability

IPADOS 14

Check out the iPadOS Preview here : https://www.apple.com/uk/ipados/ipados-preview/

  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th generation)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch (1st generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (1st generation)
  • iPad Pro 10.5-inch
  • iPad Pro 9.7-inch
  • iPad (7th generation)
  • iPad (6th generation)
  • iPad (5th generation)
  • iPad mini (5th generation)
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad Air (3rd generation)
  • iPad Air 2
IPADOS 14 Compatibility
IPADOS 14 Compatibility

MACOS 11 BIG SUR COMPATABILITY

Check out the MacOS 11 Big Sur Preview here : https://www.apple.com/macos/big-sur-preview/

This is where the big changes start! The following Macs will be cut, meaning no MacOS 11 Big Sur support for:

  • 2012 MacBook Airs
  • mid-2012 MacBook Pro
  • 2013 MacBook Pro
  • 2012 Mac mini
  • 2013 Mac mini
  • 2012 iMacs
  • 2013 iMacs

And the Macs that will get the Big Sur update are:

  • MacBook (2015 and later)
  • MacBook Air (2013 and later)
  • MacBook Pro (late 2013 and later
  • Mac mini (2014 and later)
  • iMac (2014 and later)
  • iMac Pro (2017 and later — all models)
  • Mac Pro (2013 and later)
MacOS 11 Compatibility
MacOS 11 Compatibility

WATCHOS 7

Check out the watchOS Preview here : https://www.apple.com/watchos/watchos-preview/

If you’re still rock a Series 1 or 2 Apple Watch you will not be receiving the 2020 WatchOS 7 update.

The following Apple Watch models will be supported:

  • Apple Watch Series 3
  • Apple Watch Series 4
  • Apple Watch Series 5

Warning : Apple have stated that “not all features are available on all devices,” so there may be a lot of segmentation here.

WatchOS 7 Compatibility
WatchOS 7 Compatibility

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