What you need to run watchOS 8

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Not all Apple Watches can run Apple's latest watchOS 8, find out which ones are compatible with the latest operating system announced at WWDC.

Apple has released a new Apple Watch every year since it was originally announced and only the first two generations have lost compatibility. These are the Apple Watches capable of running watchOS 8.

Apple Watch models compatible with watchOS 8

  • Apple Watch Series 6
  • Apple Watch Series 5
  • Apple Watch Series 4
  • Apple Watch Series 3
  • Apple Watch SE

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