Apple has yet to announce the new version of its operating system for Apple Watch, but that doesn’t mean that many are starting to think about the news and the new features that come with it.
It is very likely that you are also among them and that you also wonder if smart watch The Apple you currently own will be compatible with watchOS 8, or you’ll need to start saving to buy a newer model.
Below is the list of Apple Watch models that should be able to install watchOS 8, as well as the generation of iPhone that you will need to also enjoy all the features that the new operating system will include.
Which Apple Watch will be compatible with watchOS 8?
Pending official confirmation, we can now venture into the Apple Watch which will be able to install watchOS 8. As you will see, we believe that the Series 3 will no longer be compatible with the latest version of the system.
In addition to these five models, so will this year’s model, which should arrive by the end of the year. For more information, feel free to check out our article on Apple Watch Series 7 rumors and news.
Which iPhones will be compatible with watchOS 8?
On the other hand, Apple has always made it clear that to take advantage of the latest watchOS operating system, you don’t just need a compatible Apple Watch. Equally important is having an iPhone with the latest OS installed, in this case it will be iOS 15.
We have a separate article on which iPhones are compatible with iOS 15, but they should basically be as follows:
- iPhone 12
- iPhone 12 mini
- iPhone 12 Pro
- iPhone 12 Pro Max
- iPhone SE (2020)
- iPhone 11
- iPhone 11 Pro
- iPhone 11 Pro Max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
Obviously, this list also includes the models that will arrive in 2020, possibly the iPhone 13 and the iPhone SE 3.