iPadOS 17 could drop support for the first few iPad Pros

A close-up of the camera block on an Apple iPad Pro 11 (2021)

Apple will reportedly drop assist for a number of iPads with the discharge of iPadOS 17, together with the first-generation iPad Execs. This rumor comes after a earlier one which claimed Apple could be dropping assist for older iPhones too.

In accordance with French tech publication, IPhoneSoft – citing an inside supply at Apple – the corporate won’t be updating iPads working Apple’s personal A9 and A9X processors; eliminating the 2015 iPad Professional (each the 9.7-inch mannequin and the 12.9-inch mannequin) and the iPad 5 from the working. Processors are sometimes a benchmark that Apple makes use of to determine which gadgets to improve yr over yr, as they supply a baseline of supported options.