Apple has officially revealed iOS 16, with the latest iteration of the mobile operating system now available to preview for developers and likely being rolled out to iPhone users come September, if past releases are anything to go by.
When that fateful date arrives, not all iPhone users will be able to access iOS 16, with Apple confirming at its WWDC developer conference that the operating system will only be accessible to those with an iPhone 8.
This means that if you are running an iPhone 6S, iPhone 7 or the original iPhone SE released in 2016, you cannot access the latest version of iOS.
While this may frustrate some customers, the fact that a device released in 2016 has received six years of OS and security support is impressive nonetheless, especially as many Android devices and manufacturers cannot make the same claim.
As it stands, HMD Global with Nokia Mobile phones and Samsung with its latest Galaxy S22 series, are among the best supported Android smartphones on the market, with a maximum level of support of three and four years respectively.
If you are looking to upgrade, an iPhone 8 (64GB) will cost your around R6 400 locally.