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Apple occasion 2020 is immediately: All the pieces we anticipate to see, from a brand new iPad to Apple Watch-Autopresse.eu

Apple occasion 2020 is immediately: All the pieces we anticipate to see, from a brand new iPad to Apple Watch-Autopresse.eu

Apple occasion 2020 is immediately: All the pieces we anticipate to see, from a brand new iPad to Apple Watch

2020-09-15 12:02:00


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After months of speculating whether or not or not we’ll get an iPhone 12 and Apple Watch 6 in the identical timeframe as earlier years, Apple has confirmed it’ll host a launch occasion later immediately — nearly, in fact. The Apple Retailer is down and the corporate final week despatched out an invitation for Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. UK). It may be accessed by way of Apple’s web site, its YouTube channel or by means of the occasions app on Apple TV. Some other yr, the headliner could be apparent: a shiny new iPhone. However the mess that’s 2020 has seemingly compelled some modifications to the lineup. 

Although Apple hasn’t launched an official assertion about what we are able to anticipate, the corporate did warn traders in July that the subsequent iPhone could be delayed by “just a few weeks.” Quite a few retailers, together with CNET and Autopresse.eu, have additionally advised we can’t see an iPhone 12 till at the very least mid-October.

However even with a brand new iPhone out of the equation, there’s nonetheless so much left for Apple to announce on Tuesday. We’re anticipating new {hardware}, software program and subscription companies at this occasion. 


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Hidden clues within the invite 

The tag line “Time Flies” on the invitation hints that the Apple Watch would be the headliner of this occasion. However there’s additionally a really clear nod to augmented actuality. Clicking on the occasion brand in Safari prompts the date of the occasion, 9.15, to seem as an AR animation. This might consult with a time-of-flight sensor that was rumored to come back to the iPhone this yr, just like the one on the 2020 iPad Professional. Or it might trace at extra ARKit capabilities on the subsequent iPad Air, which can be rumored to get a refresh at this occasion

We are able to dissect the invite all day, however the one factor we all know for sure is the time and date of this occasion. If 2020 has taught us one thing, it is that we actually cannot rule something out. As an alternative, let’s deal with what we all know proper now.

A number of Apple Watches and iPads within the pipeline

Apple has filed a number of variations of the iPad and Apple Watch with the Eurasian Financial Fee, as initially reported by French tech website Comsomac. Prior to now, filings have offered a reasonably correct perception into what Apple could also be launching subsequent. 

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The Apple Watch Collection 6 is anticipated to have higher battery life for extra strong sleep monitoring, and at the very least one new well being monitoring function. The strongest rumor appears to be about new SpO2 or blood oxygen stage monitoring. 

Learn extra: Apple Watch Collection 6 rumors

The opposite shock could also be a less expensive model of the Apple Watch, presumably referred to as the Apple Watch SE, with the identical appear and feel as the present Collection 3. It is seemingly it might value the identical, beginning at $200, however include a more recent processor. 

The newest rumors in regards to the iPad Air refresh level to a bigger display with out bezels and the same design to the present Professional mannequin. Meaning flat edges and no house button. Reasonably than changing Contact ID with Face ID, rumors level to a Contact ID sensor built-in into the aspect button. The up to date iPad would seemingly additionally get an upgraded processor, as the present Air nonetheless makes use of Apple’s older A10 chip. It might additionally change to USB-C as a substitute of a Lightning connector just like the iPad Professional. The higher processor would allow extra ARKit capabilities, although not fairly as superior as what you get from the iPad Professional with its depth-sensing lidar scanner. 

Be taught extra in regards to the anticipated new iPads right here.

Software program: WatchOS 7 and iPadOS 14 might get a full launch

With the Apple Watch 6 and iPad Air out within the wild, it might solely make sense for Apple to launch their corresponding OS updates as effectively. 

Releasing the ultimate model of WatchOS 7 is a no brainer. This replace allows sleep monitoring on present Apple Watches (Collection Three or increased) and features a new hand-washing function. Releasing simply iPadOS by itself could be tough as a result of it is so interlaced with iOS 14, so Apple may wait to launch the brand new cellular OS alongside the brand new iPhone 12 in October. 

New health service and a bundle referred to as Apple One

Final yr Apple went all-in with subscription companies like Apple TV Plus, Information Plus and Apple Arcade, and we might not have seen the final of it. Apple is rumored to be launching a brand new health service with guided exercises, principally geared to the Apple Watch, but additionally out there to stream on the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV. There are many third-party apps that do that already, however this one could be Apple-branded and immediately built-in with the Well being app, much like what Fitbit provides with its Premium subscription service that prices $10 monthly. 

And if all that appears like subscription overload, there is a bundle for that. Apple can be mentioned to be launching a brand new subscription companies bundle referred to as Apple One. 9to5Google even discovered a reference of this hidden within the code of the Android model of Apple Music. 

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The opposite merchandise that would make an look

There’s additionally a risk of yet another factor on the finish of the digital presentation. If that is the case, listed here are just a few different merchandise we have been listening to rumors about that would make an look. So as of most to least seemingly: 

  • AirTag trackers: Tile tracker opponents to trace misplaced gadgets
  • AirPods Studio: Over-the-ear headphones with the AirPods identify
  • HomePod Mini: A smaller, cheaper HomePod
  • 13-inch MacBook Professional 
  • Apple’s long-awaited AR glasses

Be a part of us stay for our Apple occasion preview at 9:30 a.m. PT on Sept. 15 on CNET.com and on YouTube, together with post-event evaluation following the bulletins. 

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