Apple has unexpectedly released updates for older smartphones and tablets.

Received update devices do not support the current iOS 13, according to citing 9to5mac.

The company has offered to renew the owners have already recognized obsolete gadgets. In particular, the update 12.4.6 iOS became available for iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPad Air, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini 3 and iPod touch sixth generation. Journalists believe that the sudden update includes new patches and security settings.

In the number of converts is update devices, for example, the iPhone 5s, which was released in the fall of 2013. Former flagship camera, the first in the line of the received scanner ID Touch, like other devices, is considered outdated and not sold in stores Apple and its partners.

In addition to security updates for older devices, the company introduced a new version of the operating system for their products — iOS iPadOS 13.4 and 13.4. In particular, the update for tablets added support for trackpads, dedicated to the release of the new iPad Pro.

Apple is not the first time produces extra system updates for legacy gadgets. In December of 2019 the update got iPhone 5s and 6, iPad Air first generation, iPad mini 2 & 3, iPod Touch sixth generation.