iOS 7: List of devices, model numbers, and hardware limitations

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by boldac, Jun 10, 2013.

  1. boldac, Jun 10, 2013
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2013

    boldac macrumors newbie

    Mar 3, 2011
    - iPhone 4, 4S, 5 or later. (A1349, A1332, A1387, A1428 and A1429).

    - iPad 2, iPad Retina or later, and all iPad Mini devices (A1395, A1396, A1397, A1416, A1430, A1403, A1458, A1459, A1432, A1454, A1455, and A1460).

    - iPod Touch 5th generation devices (A1421)

    Panorama format – iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, and 5th generation iPod touch
    Square, video formats and swipe to capture – iPhone 4 or later, 3rd generation iPad or later, iPad mini, and iPod touch
    Filters in Camera App – iPhone 5 and iPod touch
    Filters in Photos App – iPhone 4 or later, 3rd generation iPad or later, iPad mini, and iPod touch
    AirDrop is available on iPhone 5, 4th generation iPad, iPad mini, and iPod touch
    Siri is available on iPhone 4S/5, iPad with Retina display, iPad mini, and iPod touch
  2. madeirabhoy macrumors 6502a

    Oct 26, 2012
    :( keep thinking of my 3GS as an iphone that can do almost everything, just a wee bit slower....
  3. Peace macrumors Core


    Apr 1, 2005
    Space--The ONLY Frontier
    For Airdrop functionality you need the iPhone 5.
  4. illitrate23 macrumors 6502a


    Jun 11, 2004
    works for iPad 4, no?
    i wonder why that is. is there a totally different wifi chip or something?
  5. leecbaker macrumors newbie

    Apr 7, 2012
    New Zealand
    For animated weather you need a 4S according to the release notes.
  6. boldac thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 3, 2011
    I updated for the hardware limitations I could find...
  7. RoboWarriorSr macrumors 6502a

    Feb 23, 2013
    How come the filters in Camera App works for the iPod Touch but not the 4S? Can't think of anything that the iPod has that the 4S doesn't?
  8. boldac thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 3, 2011
    Thanks! I updated the original post.
  9. HMI macrumors 6502a


    May 23, 2012
    I'm curious about this too.
    They release ios7 for the iPad 2 and later, and then limit Airdrop to only the 4th generation iPad.

    I've only had my iPad 3 for one year, and it is already becoming obsolete for software features. I would like to know why. I could understand the iPad 2 being overlooked for Airdrop, but leaving out the iPad 3 is really upsetting.

    There needs to be an answer for this.
  10. TacticalDesire macrumors 68020


    Mar 19, 2012
    4th gen iPad, iPhone 5, iPod Touch 5 and iPad mini are the only devices that support Airdrop due to the new wifi chip.

    No ipad 2, 3, iphone 4 or iPhone 4s.
  11. jigsb007 macrumors 6502

    Oct 11, 2010
    Does it work for iphone5 for sprint ?

    I have sprint iphon5, can i download ios7 and install ? i dont think my phone has similer Model #.
    \My Model # is ND209LL/A
  12. 0000757 macrumors 68040

    Dec 16, 2011
    An A6 chip, more memory, and a larger screen? :p


    It works on the iPhone 5 (and future models), iPod touch 5 (and future models), iPad 4 and iPad mini (and future models of course)

    It's due to the hardware. AirDrop uses a combination of Bluetooth and WiFi protocols, into something similar to Wi-Fi Direct. It's possible the new chip supports WiFi Direct, or it's a connection established through Bluetooth then files are shared through 802.11ac.
  13. viperGTS macrumors 68000

    Nov 15, 2010

    iPod touch 5th gen doesn't have an A6, it has an A5. They have the same amount of memory, and the 4S has a better camera...
  14. 0000757 macrumors 68040

    Dec 16, 2011
    Chances are that 60fps video recording is iPhone 5/iPad 4 only.


    My mistake.

    Probably cause the 4 is just dated.
  15. Menel macrumors 603


    Aug 4, 2011
    Yes, dual spacial stream wifi chip/antenna. One can maintain primary AP connection, the other can connect to friends.

    Just a guess.
  16. viperGTS macrumors 68000

    Nov 15, 2010
    Um, we're talking about the 4S, with same specs as iPod 5th gen. :eek:

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