Apple has confirmed that it will be hosting an online event this week, when it plans to announce the next-generation iPhone.
While the pandemic delayed last year’s announcement by a month, tech giants tend to announce a new iPhone in September.
Here’s how to catch upcoming events from the UK live and what to expect from them:
When is the Apple event?
The Apple event will once again be online only and will be livestreamed from the company’s headquarters in California.
It will take place on Tuesday, September 14th, starting at 6 pm UK time. Public events typically run for 1-2 hours.
How to watch live
The event, called “California Streaming,” will be broadcast live on Apple’s website and its YouTube channel.
Apple TV users can watch the announcement if they have an Apple TV that supports the App Store and has a TV app.
After the event, it will also be available on Apple TV and the Apple Podcasts app.
What should we expect?
Apple is widely expected to announce four iPhone models: the 5.4-inch iPhone 13 mini, the 6.1-inch iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro, and the 6.7-inch iPhone 13 Pro Max.
The new phone is rumored to have an updated A15 Bionic processor, a larger, more efficient battery, and a better camera. There are also rumors of new colors.
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo also claims that the model will use the power of satellites to send messages when standard cellular connections are not available. This may be incorporated into the emergency messaging feature.
The September 14th release date means that a new phone could hit the UK shelves on Friday, September 24th.
It tends to be released 10 days after the keynote speech, but the release date may be slightly delayed due to the continuing shortage of chips.
Apple will also release a new line of Apple Watch Series 7, which is believed to have a larger display and a more square design, and AirPods, which are said to have shorter stems and silicon earphones. Is advised.
The watch itself will be the same size as the old model, but the bezel will be smaller and more screen space will be available.
AirPods are believed to come with an improved case that holds more charge.