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iOS 5 release date information, list of supported models

We have just brought you the key release details for Apple’s Mac OS X Lion software update, and now we have the same information to bring you for iOS 5. We now know when the software update will be available and also which iPhone models will be supported by it.

To cut to the chase, iOS 5 will introduce 200 new features to users, with Apple going to detail on 10 of them. We’ll be bringing you full details of what has been added, but for now most of you just want to know when it will be out.

We can tell you that the update will be available download over the air, yes OTA sometime during Fall. Expect a solid release date to come closer to that period. As for supported devices, you’ll be pleased to hear that iOS 5 will support every iPhone model except the iPhone 3G, just like iOS 4. Both the iPad and iPad 2 are supported, as are the 3rd and 4th generation iPod Touch devices.

On a side note, if you have access to a developer account with Apple, you’ll be able to try out the new features of iOS 5, head to Apple’s developer website to get details on this.

Are you impressed with iOS 5 or did you expect more? Stay tuned for a full roundup soon.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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