Apple usually introduces every year’s new iPhone mannequin at a September occasion, however the iPhone was conspicuously lacking from Apple’s September 15 occasion this yr. That occasion centered on different merchandise, together with a brand new iPad and a brand new Apple Watch.
Now Apple has introduced an October 13 occasion—that is every week from immediately—with the tagline “Hello, Pace.” It can start at 10am Pacific Time.
The announcement does not particularly point out the iPhone, but it surely’s a protected guess that Apple will introduce the brand new iPhone 12 lineup on the occasion. And we’ve a number of data from pretty dependable sources about Apple’s new telephones. Here is how Ars Technica’s Sam Axon described the anticipated lineup final month:
Apple will announce 4 iPhones: two successors to the iPhone 11 in two completely different sizes, and a successor every to the iPhone 11 Professional and iPhone 11 Professional Max. All indicators level to a serious redesign throughout the board—the primary for the reason that iPhone X was launched in 2017—that would come with, amongst different issues, flattened metallic edges much like these on the current iPad Professional fashions, or the iPhone 4 and 5.
These telephones will are available in three completely different sizes. The biggest of the iPhone 11 successors and the smallest of the iPhone 11 Professional successors would have 6.1-inch screens, whereas the smallest iPhone 11 successor would have a 5.4-inch display—the smallest iPhone for the reason that iPhone 5S and unique iPhone SE. Lastly, an iPhone 11 Professional Max successor would have a really massive 6.7-inch display.
The studies declare that the 2 cheaper fashions could have aluminum edges, whereas the 2 pricier ones will characteristic stainless-steel.
Stories point out that the telephones will possible characteristic Apple’s new high-performance A14 chipset and a super-fast 5G wi-fi modem. These adjustments might clarify the “Hello, Pace” tagline. Apple might also introduce a short-range lidar sensor to the again of some iPhone fashions—simply as the corporate did with the iPad Professional earlier this yr.