Apple calls this event “California Streaming”.
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could be a hit along the lines of the California Dreamin ‘song by the mums and dads. While we don’t know what exactly is coming, we suspect the next iPhone, probably called the that , and a new one will debut.
The event, which will take place virtually in the midst of the pandemic, could be onealong with improvements to the and other specifications. Apple hasn’t discussed its plans for the devices other than a .
The most dramatic change for the new iPhones, aside from better cameras that Apple always offers, is said to be the ability to make calls andif there is no cellular coverage. However, they are generally expected to continue to rely on 5G wireless technology for day-to-day connectivity.
The iPhone 13 comes a year after one of Apple’s most successful launches, the 5G-powered iPhone 12. The device marked the first major overhaul to iPhone design since 2017, when Apple unveiled its $ 1,000 iPhone X with its new face unlock Design and better screen technology. A survey conducted prior to the announcement of the iPhone 12 by Decluttr, a device recycler and reseller, found that an “astonishing” 53% of respondents were planning to buy the new iPhone in what analysts call the “super cycle” of phone upgrades.
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What to Expect at Apple’s September Event
Apple saw iPhone sales spike in the three months following the release of the iPhone 12. In January, the company announced that iPhone sales during the holidayswhich helps lead the company to the highest sales and profits ever recorded.
“It is not far from us that this result closes the most difficult year that any one of us can remember,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook in a call to investors after he published the company’s financial results. “It is an understatement to say that the challenges Apple faced as a company compared to the challenges Apple faced as a community of individuals, employees, their families, and the communities we live in and love , have faded. ” call home. “
“These results demonstrate the central role our products have played in helping our users meet these challenges,” added Cook.
While Apple is likely to offer a compelling upgrade to some customers, it does so at a time of turmoil both inside and outside the tech industry. For the past year and a half, thehas forced Apple, Microsoft, Sony and many other tech companies to hold on .
The virus has turned the lives of billions of people around the world upside down, quarantining entire countries to stop its spread. These disruptions have also slowed production and shipping worldwide, exacerbating the parts shortages that have delayed the production of new computers.and .
According to analysts, Apple has so far been able to keep products largely in stock.
While the iPhone will be a key product we’ll see at the Apple event this year, and probably what most people turn their attention to, the company is likely to have. This includes and .
When is the Apple event?
Apple’s online-only event will take place on September 14 at 10 a.m. PT, i.e. 1 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. BST and September 15 at 3 a.m. AEST. (Sorry, Australia.)
Where can I see Apple’s livestream?
You can stream Apple’s event directly from the company’s website. In the meantime, we’ll be reporting live on the event here at CNET.
What can we expect besides the launch of the iPhone 13?
Apple’s digital events are fast-paced and cleverly produced. And there are at least a joke or two they throw in to keep you entertained. They might even make a moms-and-dads joke, but don’t bet on it.
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