Discover what’s new in the next Apple update: iOS 17

Apple Continues to Advance Its Software Systems

Apple has been consistently improving its software systems and recently released iOS 16.5. This version is designed to enhance the productivity of iPhones and iPads. Unfortunately, some Apple users have been alarmed to learn that older iPhone models, such as the 8S, 8 Plus, SE, and X, will not be able to support the upcoming iOS 17 update.

Rumors of Boosting New Device Sales

On social media, there has been speculation that this decision by Apple is intended to increase sales of the newest iPhone 15. The ‘Trade In’ function in the Apple store has motivated many users to upgrade their iPhone models.

Impact on iPads and Apple Watches

The iOS 17 update will also affect certain iPad models, such as the fifth generation with the A10 Fusion chip and the second generation iPad Pro in 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch sizes. As for Apple Watches, Apple has yet to announce if newer models will be necessary or if Series 1, 2, 3 and 4 smartwatches will be affected.


Apple is continuously striving to improve its software systems. The latest version, iOS 16.5, seeks to improve the efficiency of iPhones and iPads. It is important to note that older iPhone models, as well as certain iPad and Apple Watch models, will not be compatible with the upcoming iOS 17 update. These changes may be intended to increase sales of new devices, such as the iPhone 15.