Which iPhone will be phased out?

Tech giant Apple, which introduced the iPhone of 2022 in September, will soon be marking the iPhone 5c
iPhone 5c
The iPhone 5C is a variant of the iPhone 5, with similar hardware specifications but a hard-coated polycarbonate shell instead of the aluminum of the original iPhone 5. The iPhone 5C was available in several color options and shipped with iOS 7.
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as an obsolete product by next month.

What iPhones are they phasing out?

If you own one of these iPhones, you'll still receive updates for the next few years.
All the iPhone models being discontinued
  • iPhone 11, released in 2019.
  • iPhone 12 mini, released in 2020.
  • iPhone 13 Pro, released in 2021.
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max, released in 2021.

What iPhones will not work in 2023?

Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 series models will get updated till iOS 16 (will be released in September of 2022). And after that iOS 17 will come in 2023, so Apple will drop both iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus users for iOS 17.

Which iPhones will no longer update?

iPhones that won't be getting iOS 16
  • iPhone 7.
  • iPhone 7 Plus.
  • iPhone 6s.
  • iPhone 6s Plus.
  • iPhone SE (1st generation)
  • iPod touch (7th generation)

Will iPhone 8 become obsolete?

This period can increase to a total of seven years based on specific parts and availability. So from the above hypothesis, Apple will likely stop fully supporting iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus around 2025. However, it's also possible that the company might decide to add a year or two of coverage.

These iPhones Will Be Discontinued

What iPhones will stop working in 2022?

The iPhone 6S was introduced in 2015, making it obsolete between 2020 and 2022. The iPhone 7 was introduced in 2016, making it obsolete between 2021 and 2023. The iPhone 8 was introduced in 2017, making it obsolete between 2022 and 2024.

Is iPhone 8 still good in 2023?

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are both still solid phones worth buying in 2023. Perhaps the best reason — purchasing an iPhone 8 in 2023 lets you spend less money.

Will my iPhone 7 stop working in 2022?

How long will the iPhone 7 be supported? The iPhone 7 will be officially supported till September 12, 2022, which is when iOS 16 gets released. After the iOS 16 release takes place, Apple may stop signing iOS 15.6.

Which old iPhone is worth buying in 2022?

If saving a bit of money is your goal — but you also don't want the really outdated iPhone SE — then the iPhone 12 is a good choice. Even at two years old, the iPhone 12 still holds up very well today, with its Apple A14 Bionic still holding up very well in late 2022.

How long before iPhone is outdated?

About obsolete products

Products are considered obsolete when Apple stopped distributing them for sale more than 7 years ago.

Is the iPhone 7 out of date?

Mainstream software support for the iPhone 7 was dropped when iOS 16 was released. But, it still receives iOS 15 security updates (as of 31 October, 2022). The last version of iOS to support iPhone 7 is iOS 15.7.

What phones will be obsolete soon?

A lot of older cellphones, including the IPhone 5, IPhone 5S and Samsung Galaxy S4, as well as many of the flip phones, will become obsolete in 2022 as mobile providers make the switch to 5G networks.

How much longer will iPhone 7 be supported?

iPhone 7 is not getting any further major iOS updates. Ios 15 is the last version it will run. The issues with no more major updates to iOS may not be as important as which apps are supported.

Can I still use my iPhone 6 in 2022?

The iPhone 6 is reportedly “safe until 2023,” but the iPhone 6 Plus isn't so lucky. This popular iPhone model won't stop working overnight — but that's not the real danger.

What's the best older iPhone to buy?

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Is iPhone 8 still good in 2022?

Yes, iPhone 8 is absolutely still worth buying in 2022 — if you're looking for an affordable iPhone that can run the latest apps. Up until April 2020, when Apple stopped selling the iPhone 8, it was the newest iPhone that featured a smaller form factor and a home button.

Is iPhone 14 worth it?

The bottom line: If you have an iPhone XS, XS Max or XR, it's definitely worth upgrading. You get a noticeable boost in camera quality, battery life and performance among other areas.

When should I replace my iPhone 8?

As the battery gets older it may start to require charging more frequently, hold charge less well, or even start to shut down your phone unexpectedly. Once your iPhone's battery passes the 500 complete charges point it's probably time for it to be replaced.

How long should an iPhone 8 last?

Constant internet use of your iPhone 8 gives you about 12 hours of battery life. Audio playback gives you 40 hours and the phone has fast-charging capabilities of up to 50% in 30 minutes.

What phones are shutting down in 2022?

AT&T announced that it phased out its 3G network beginning in February 2022. Verizon announced that it will finish shutting down its 3G network by December 31, 2022. T-Mobile announced that it finished shutting down Sprint's 3G CDMA network as of March 31, 2022 and Sprint's 4G LTE network as of June 30, 2022.

Is the iPhone 7 to old?

Verdict: should you buy a used iPhone 7? There really isn't much of a noticeable difference between a used iPhone 7 and newer more expensive iPhones. More advanced users may want a slightly newer iPhone with more flashy features, but the used & refurbished iPhone 7 is still more than enough for most people's needs.

Will I need a new phone in 2025?

Yes. Once the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) network is switched off in 2025 you will no longer be able to make phone calls via landline with no internet connection.

What phones are getting shut down?

Which wireless networks shut down in 2022? Many legacy wireless networks operated by major US carriers shut down in 2022. AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon sunsetted their legacy 3G networks, and T-Mobile has also shut down all support for Sprint 4G LTE devices.

Are older cell phones going to be obsolete?

(CNN) - A 20-year era is coming to an end. Major cell phone carriers are boasting higher-speeds thanks to 5G, but they're also set to phase out 3G networks this year. This will render many older cell phones obsolete. No data, text or calls, including to 911.

What will happen to iPhone 7?

It's bad news if your iPhone is older than the iPhone 8—Apple has ended support for the iPhone 7 and older, so you won't be able to upgrade your iPhone software to iOS 16.