iPhone Bluetooth version – 6, 6S, 7, 8, X, XR, 11, and 12

iPhone Bluetooth version

Do you know how to check the iPhone Bluetooth version? Well if your answer is NO then let’s find out what version of Bluetooth you are using on your iPhone?

Bluetooth is one of the best wireless ways to connect iPhone with laptop, airpods, earpods, and headphones. Latest version provides better connectivity and in terms of speed it offer faster communication.

So if you use iPhone a lot and want to know the current running BT version then here’s how you can find it by just tapping some options.

iPhone Bluetooth versioniPhone Bluetooth version – 6, 6S, 7, 8, X, XR, 11, and 12

We will give you an official list of of each device below. But what if someone ask you what version of Bluetooth do i have?

So far personally I used iPhone 6 and 8.

When I bought… the iPhone 6 Bluetooth version was 4.0 but later Apple upgraded it, and in the new variants… it shipped with 4.2. The same version you can find in the iPhone 7 and 7 plus.

In addition to that, I used the iPhone 8 variant for almost 2 years. iPhone 8 Bluetooth version was 5.0 which was bit faster than 4.2 and offers better wireless connectivity. Later the same version v5.0 used in new iPhone models up to iPhone 11.

Well, if you want to impress someone by showing what version of Bluetooth in iPhone you are using, then you have to check out our how to guide,in which we have explained everything in detail.

How to check using iPhone Settings?

In this tech guide we’ll explain you, how you can find out the iPhone Bluetooth version. Here the steps to find the current running BT version in an iPhone device. It is simple and easy!

  • Step 1: Go to Settings > General > About > you’ll get a model / code
  • Step 2: Enter this code in Google search and you’ll see what Bluetooth version you’re using!

So this is an easy way to check the version, but if you think it is bit hard then check out the below given list. In this list all models of iPhone have been enlisted with their respective Bluetooth version.

iPhone Model Bluetooth Version
4 2.1
4s 4.0
5 4.0
5s 4.0
5c 4.0
6 4.0
6 plus 4.0
6s 4.2
6s plus 4.2
7 4.2
7 plus 4.2
8 5.0
8 plus 5.0
X 5.0
XR 5.0
XS 5.0
XS Max 5.0
11 5.0
11 Pro 5.0
11 Pro Max 5.0
12 5.2 (expected)

 iPhone SE Bluetooth Version
 1st Generation  4.2
 2nd Generation  5.0

So that’s all about the iPhone Bluetooth version.

You can check all this on Apple official site and if you have the box then you can also check the specs details to know the version.

Just to let you know, all these models are backward compatible. So if you are running latest version of Bluetooth then you won’t find any issue. You can easily connect an old Bluetooth device easily with your new iPhone.

If you have any questions then let us know in the comment section below and don’t forget to share it with others!