1. davenpj's Avatar
    How long do y'all think it will be supported Til it starts to slow down?

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    08-18-2014 02:36 PM
  2. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    What device and what software?
    08-18-2014 03:20 PM
  3. davenpj's Avatar
    Well it's in the 5c section. I wonder how many years of support it will get

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    08-18-2014 03:25 PM
  4. Highrisedrifter's Avatar
    Well it's in the 5c section.
    That's immaterial. So many people post in the wrong sections, we find it best to be explicit when asking and answering questions. Your help in this regard is appreciated.

    The iPhone 4S was released in October 2011 and it's being supported three years later. I would guess the 5C would get three years support as a minimum. I don't know if iOS 8 will run on the 4S as I don't have one and haven't looked. If it does, that would be four years of support for the 4S and I would also expect four years from the 5C too.
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    08-18-2014 04:05 PM
  5. kataran's Avatar
    iOS 8 is a given and at least two more updates the last one might start to wear on the A6 processor but it's hard to really know depends on the features
    08-18-2014 04:08 PM
  6. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Well it's in the 5c section. I wonder how many years of support it will get

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    I read the posts in TapaTalk. I usually read the "Unread" section. But I don't always scroll up to see what section each post is coming from. In "unread", they are mixed. Many others do the same as I. So if you refer to a 5c, just say so. My wife uses the 5c. She's not on hers near as much as I'm on my 5. I figure hers will last a long time, so I hope it makes it at least to iOS 10. 11 is doubtful, but who knows?

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    08-18-2014 04:22 PM
  7. pr1nce's Avatar
    iOS 8 will run on the iPhone 4s, which was released 3 years ago. I would guess that the 5c will get updates for a couple of years.
    08-18-2014 05:25 PM
  8. Premium1's Avatar
    I think it all depends what features are added and how much draw on hardware it causes. I would say atleast until IOS 10, maybe longer.

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    08-19-2014 11:22 PM
  9. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Two years with excellent performance. Three years with good performance. The fourth year is somewhat glitchy.

    From my observations......
    08-20-2014 10:44 AM
  10. davenpj's Avatar
    im stuck between the 5c and 5s ahhhh
    08-21-2014 05:10 PM
  11. Wreckus's Avatar
    Just because people think the 5C is a failure doesn't mean Apple will abruptly stop supporting it. If my memory serves me correct, the 5C is (or was) outselling some popular android phones. Here's the difference though between Android manufacturers & Apple; manufacturers like Samsung tend to stop supporting older phones or delay android updates after a year because they want everyone to upgrade to their latest and crappier phones. Apple, on the other hand, tries to support as many older iphones they can; unfortunately, the oldest phone may not able to run it well due to older hardware and new features the new IOS may have.

    The 5C will get IOS 8 for sure. But you may not get some features since they don't have the specific hardware (like the fingerprint scanner and NFC). However, it should have most of the new features. If your thinking about IOS 9, the 5C will have that to, I wouldn't worry at all.
    08-25-2014 01:27 PM
  12. garruklol's Avatar
    I think at least iOS 9 and 10.
    08-28-2014 07:35 AM

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