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New Apple Watch and iPad, however no iPhone 12: What to anticipate from Apple’s September event-Autopresse.eu

New Apple Watch and iPad, however no iPhone 12: What to anticipate from Apple’s September event-Autopresse.eu

New Apple Watch and iPad, however no iPhone 12: What to anticipate from Apple’s September occasion

2020-09-12 11:00:31


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 September launch occasion in 2020 — nearly, after all. The corporate despatched out the official invite for Sept.15 at 10a.m. PT that may be accessed by way of Apple’s web site, YouTube channel or by the occasions app on Apple TV. Every other yr, the headliner of this occasion can be apparent: a brand new iPhone. However the mess that’s 2020 has doubtless pressured some adjustments to the lineup. 

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

However even with a brand new iPhone out of the equation, there’s nonetheless quite a bit left for Apple to announce on Tuesday. We’re anticipating new {hardware}, software program and subscription providers 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 emblem in Safari prompts the date of the occasion, 9.15, to seem as an AR animation. This might discuss 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 AR Package capabilities on the following iPad Air, which can also 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 a substitute, let’s give attention to 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 web site Comsomac. Previously, filings have offered a reasonably correct perception into what Apple could also be launching subsequent. 


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

Learn extra: Apple Watch Sequence 6 rumors.

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

The newest rumors concerning the iPad Air refresh level to a bigger display with out bezels and an identical design to the present Professional mannequin. Meaning flat edges and no dwelling button. Reasonably than changing TouchID with FaceID, rumors level to a TouchID sensor built-in into the aspect button. The up to date iPad would doubtless additionally get an upgraded processor, as the present Air nonetheless makes use of Apple’s older A10 chip.  It might additionally swap 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. 

Study extra concerning the anticipated new iPads right here.

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

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

Releasing the ultimate model of WatchOS 7 is a no brainer. This replace permits sleep monitoring on present Apple Watches (Sequence Three or greater) and features a new hand washing characteristic. Releasing simply iPadOS by itself can be difficult as a result of it is so interlaced with iOS 14, so Apple may wait to launch the brand new cell 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 providers like Apple TV Plus, Information Plus, and Apple Arcade, and we could 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 in addition accessible to stream on the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV. There are many third social gathering apps that do that already, however this one can be Apple branded and straight built-in with the Well being app, just like what Fitbit presents with its Premium subscription service that prices $10 monthly. 

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


The opposite merchandise that might make an look

There’s additionally a chance of another factor on the finish of the digital presentation. If that is the case, listed below are a couple of different merchandise we have been listening to rumors about that might make an look. So as of most to least doubtless: 

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

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