Apple isn’t letting the COVID-19 pandemic get in the way of its customary September event, though it would clearly be different this time around — it might not even include iPhones. The firm has announced a digital event on September 15 at 1 PM Eastern.
As anticipated, the company isn’t providing any actual clues as to what to anticipate. The blue-swirled Apple logo doesn’t supply any obvious hints. However, a mixture of official information and unofficial leaks would possibly give you a concept of what is going to be shown at Apple Park.
Most importantly, there’s no guarantee Apple will show the iPhone 12 (or whatever it is going to be known as) on September 15. Apple warned in its latest earnings call that the pandemic would delay the release of its next iPhones by weeks, and tech tipster Jon Prosser has suggested Apple would possibly wait till mid-October to hold a separate occasion for the new handsets.
Instead, this presentation may concentrate on no less than a number of the different items and software programs poised to reach this fall. Apple Watch Series 6 is a transparent candidate for the occasion, as is a rumored iPad Air redesign that will resemble the Pro. There has additionally been speaking of a smaller HomePod, Apple-branded over-ear headphones. Apple is keen on saying launch dates for software upgrades, too, so that you would possibly hear when iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, and MacOS Big Sur will arrive.
There are some wildcards. Apple talked about it may unveil it’s first Mac-based primarily based on in-house silicon earlier than 2020 was over, nevertheless, that’s not sure to be included in a September event. An updated Apple TV may presumably be launched if it isn’t bumped to 2021. And stories have long circulated of Apple releasing Tile-like AirTags that may help you discover lacking gadgets.
The presentation won’t straight have an effect on you in case you’re an Android fan. However, there’s little doubt that Apple’s fall media occasions steadily form the aggressive panorama. Don’t be stunned in case your favorite Android phone, smartwatch, or pill vendor tweaks its technique to counter Apple’s introductions.