macOS Sierra and iOS 11 Compatibility Lists

Posted in Apple News, iOS, macOS on 07/06/2017 by Chris Hauk


Apple has posted the compatibility lists for macOS High Sierra, and iOS 11, which were both released earlier this week in beta form.

macOS Sierra and iOS 11 Compatibility Lists

macOS High Sierra Compatibility

Any Mac capable of running macOS Sierra will be able to run macOS High Sierra.

macOS High Sierra compatible Macs include:

Late 2009 or Later

  • MacBook
  • iMac / iMac Pro

2010 or Later

  • MacBook Air
  • MacBook Pro
  • Mac mini
  • Mac Pro

Mac users can click on the Apple logo in the upper left hand corner of their Mac’s Desktop and then click on “About This Mac” to view their Mac’s model year.

iOS 11 Compatibility

macOS Sierra and iOS 11 Compatibility Lists

The news isn’t quite as good for iOS users, as iOS 11 is only compatible with 64-bit iOS devices. This leaves the¬†iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, and iPad 4 out in the cold.

iOS 11 compatible devices include:


  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s


  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (first-generation)
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (second-generation)
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro
  • iPad (fifth-generation)
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2

iPod touch

  • iPod touch (6th generation)

The first betas of macOS High Sierra and iOS 11 were released to registered Apple Developers on Monday, following their debut at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Public beta should be available in late June, via the¬†Apple Beta Software Program. The new operating systems should see official release to the public in the fall.

  • Raphael Davis

    You title says macOS Sierra. But your article refers to macOS High Sierra, bit confusing.


Chris Hauk

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