Apple has unveiled watchOS 9 during the WWDC 2022 keynote and alongside all the new features, one AW model has lost support. The watchOS 9 compatibility list doesn’t include the Apple Watch 3! It starts with Series 4 and later!
watchOS 9 Supported Devices
If you own an Apple Watchs Series 3, you will have to stick with watchOS 8 or update your hardware!
All watchOS 9 compatible devices are:
- Apple Watch Series 8 (Expected fall of 2022)
- Apple Watch Series 7
- Apple Watch Series 6
- Apple Watch SE
- Apple Watch Series 5
- Apple Watch Series 4
Apple Watch Series 3
watchOS 9 Requirements
Together with a compatible Apple Watch you also need to own an iOS 16 compatible iPhone.
Fact: The oldest iPhone models supported by iOS 16 are the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
watchOS 9 New Features
To be updated!
Have you watched the WWDC22 keynote? What are your favorite watchOS 9 features? Share your thoughts in the comments.
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