The product event, teased with the tagline “far away,” will be held at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, and will be streamed live on Apple’s website and social media channels.
This year’s invitation features a night sky with the constellations that form Apple’s logo, leading some to speculate that the iPhone’s camera could get a major upgrade for better night and long-range photography. There is also But in typical Apple fashion, the tech giant was sparse in detail to build excitement and encourage customers to watch on their big day.
The event kicks off Wednesday at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET and will be broadcast live on CNN Business. Let’s take a look at what to expect from CEO Tim Cook and his team.
Apple is widely expected to unveil its latest iPhones at its September keynote, as it has done every year for about a decade.
Apple is literally expected to go big with the iPhone 14.rumored to debut It’s a 6.7 inch phone that’s not a Pro model. In other words, the screen size is larger, but the price is not. Rumor has it that Apple may ditch the cheaper mini-sized iPhones in its 14 lineup to avoid competing with iPhone SE sales.
The latest Pro models are projected to be slightly slimmer, and the much-hated notch around the front-facing camera system is absent from the new iPhone models.
Apple watchers are also excited about a potential major camera quality upgrade on the iPhone 14, which could potentially shoot 8K video. can be one of
Currently, the regular non-mini iPhone 13 starts at $799, the iPhone 13 Pro starts at $999, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max starts at $1,099. Some analysts are predicting a $100 price hike at least on the high-end Pro and Pro Max models. But given the burden facing consumers, he believes Apple will do “everything it can do to minimize it as much as possible.” This means offering attractive trade-in bonuses, installment plans and other offers.
Finally, there have been rumors that Apple may drop the iPhone’s Lightning port in newer models and opt for a design that charges via a wireless MagSafe. There are also rumors that some US models will launch without a physical SIM slot as Apple moves to an eSIM-only design.
Apple Watch, iOS 16 release date and more
New Apple Watch models are expected to be unveiled on Wednesday, including high-end offerings. An official release date for iOS 16 will also be announced. This is the latest much-hyped update that allows users to personalize his iPhone’s lock screen (like Android) and features an improved iMessage.
With the new iPhone expected to take center stage, many analysts expect Apple not to release a new iPad or Mac computer until October. Of course, the rumor mill could always be wrong about these things. Apple is also unlikely to debut its previously rumored and highly anticipated AR headset on Wednesday.
CNN Business will broadcast Cook’s big production live. See how the world’s most valuable tech company finally puts an end to all the rumors and reveals some of its latest gadgets during the busy holiday shopping season.