"Can I get iOS 6 on my iPhone 4S?" seems to be the question that every iPhone 4S owner is asking right now. And the simple answer to the question is "yes you can". Not only that, but you can upgrade the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 to iOS 6 too.
The only Apple smartphones that have been left behind are the original iPhone and the iPhone 3G. Apple has also made iOS 6 available to the iPad 2 and the iPad (third-generation); and the fourth-generation iPod touch. See iOS 6 preview.
Apple devices that can get iOS 6:
- iPhone 3GS
- iPhone 4
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 5
- iPad 2
- iPad (third-generation)
- iPod Touch (fourth-generation)
Will my Apple device get all the iOS 6 features?
This is where things get a little tricky. Apple has tailored which new iOS 6 features each iDevice will get. Take a look at our iOS 6 new features for iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad and iPod to find out exactly who gets what.
However in an attempt to answer a few of your burning questions, below are three key iOS 6 features and what devices will be able to use them; see the link above to find out all other iOS 6 new features and which devices will get them.
Will my Apple Device get Siri after iOS 6 update?
Siri will on be available on the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad (third-generation) and new iPod touch (fifth-generation). All other iDevices will not be able to use Siri in the iOS 6 update. Take a look at our iPhone 5 review too.
Will my Apple Device get Passbook after iOS 6 update?
Apple has made Passbook available to all iDevices that are able to upgrade to iOS 6. See also new iPad review.
Will my Apple Device get Flyover after iOS 6 update?
For no obvious technical reason, Apple has made the Flyover and turn-by-turn map features available for the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 2 and iPad (third-generation).