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Apple and Android Compatibility

Use of our Butterfly iQ app on a compatible mobile device is necessary to use the Butterfly iQ. The Butterfly iQ probe comes with either a Lightning or USB-C connector, and is compatible with iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. Below is the list of compatible mobile devices.

Apple iOS

The Butterfly iQ app is available on Apple iOS 11.0 or newer. We are not compatible with beta versions of iOS. 

iPhones

All supported iPhones use the Lightning connector cable.

  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8 
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max

iPads

We support devices that have the A9 processor or newer in order to ensure that your imaging experience will suit your clinical needs. As a result, the Butterfly iQ won’t work on the older iPad mini.

iPads (Lightning):

  • iPad 5th gen
  • iPad 6th gen
  • iPad 7th gen
  • iPad Pro 12.9" 1st or 2nd gen
  • iPad Pro 9.7"
  • iPad Pro 10.5"
  • iPad mini 5th gen
  • iPad Air 3rd gen

iPads (USB-C):

  • iPad Pro 12.9" 3rd gen
  • iPad Pro 11"

Samsung Devices

Use of the Butterfly iQ with USB-C connectivity with Samsung mobile devices requires Android version 9 or newer.

  • Samsung Galaxy S8 International Edition (Models SM-G950F & SM-G950FD)
  • Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Samsung Galaxy S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 US Edition (Models SM-G973U & SM-G973U1)
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+ US Edition (Model SM-G97U)
  • Samsung Galaxy S10e US Edition (Model SM-G97U)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10 US Edition (Models SM-N970U & SM-N970U1)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ US Edition (Models SM-N975U & SM-N975U1)
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 Canadian Edition (Model SM-G973W)
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+ Canadian Edition (Model SM-G975W)
  • Samsung Galaxy S10e Canadian Edition (Model SM-G970W)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Canadian Edition (Model SM-N970W)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Canadian Edition (Model SM-N975W)
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 US Edition (Models SM-G981U & SM-G981U1)
  • Samsung Galaxy S20+ US Edition (Models SM-G986U & SM-G986U1)
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra US Edition (Models SM-G988U & SM-G988U1)
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Canadian Edition (Model SM-G981W)
  • Samsung Galaxy S20+ Canadian Edition (Model SM-G986W)
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Canadian Edition (Model SM-G988W)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

We perform extensive hardware verification including benchmarking, and the Samsung Galaxy S10, Note 10, and Galaxy S20 International variant devices were unable to achieve the transfer rate cutoff over USB for clinical imaging. As a result, we currently only support the Galaxy S10, Note 10, and Galaxy S20 US and Canada Editions. 

Google Devices

Use of the Butterfly iQ with USB-C connectivity with the Google Pixel requires Android version 10 or newer.

  • Google Pixel 3
  • Google Pixel 3 XL
  • Google Pixel 4
  • Google Pixel 4 XL

Please note that the Google Pixel 3a is not supported.

 

OnePlus Devices

Use of the Butterfly iQ with USB-C connectivity with OnePlus mobile devices requires Android version 10 or newer.

  • OnePlus 7T
  • OnePlus 7T Pro
 
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