Apple has confirmed a press event to announce its new range of iPhones on 12 September 2018. The event will take place at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California.
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According to numerous sources, such as CNBC and The Verge, press invites were sent out on Thursday, prompting speculation as to the kind of products to be announced. Rumours hint at multiple new iPhones and possibly a new Apple Watch and an updated iPad Pro.
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Apple is expected to announce three new iPhones at this event. These will likely include a 6.1-inch entry-level “iPhone 9,” an updated 5.8-inch iPhone X, and a 6.5-inch “iPhone X Plus, with the largest iPhone display ever.
These new models are expected to come with OLED displays, improved dual cameras, and faster A12 processors. There is also rumoured to be an all-screen display with only a single rear camera. There are also mentions of phones available in a wide range of bright colours.
New Apple Watches
The company is set to release the fourth iteration of its smartwatch this year, likely to be announced at this event. According to a report by CNBC, the new Apple Watch might have a longer-lasting battery, a 15 percent larger display and a “trendy” new design.
New iPad Pros
The biggest update in terms of tablets would be the rollout of face recognition for iPads. This would include Apple’s Face ID face-scanning password feature and come with a new 11-inch screen, according to top Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
As for laptops and computers, according to earlier reports on the subject, Apple is expected to announce their new affordable MacBook Air on the 12th, as well as an updated version of the Mac Mini.