Apple’s September event invitation.
Apple just announced it will hold a press event on September 7 at 1 p.m. ET where it is expected to announce the new iPhones.
The launch event will be streamed on Apple’s website. Apple has been holding pre-recorded virtual launch events since the start of the Covid pandemic in 2020. Apple is also inviting people to watch the launch at its campus in Cupertino, California.
Apple may also announce new Apple Watch and AirPods models at the event. Reported company prepare new Mac and iPad models but those are sometimes announced at a separate October event.
Apple is expected to release four new iPhone models that will likely be called the iPhone 14. The new devices will have improved cameras, and the more expensive versions of the iPhone 14 Pro may have a smaller pill-shaped cutout on top of the device’s screen, compared to the more expensive iPhone 14 Pro versions. “notch” that current iPhones have, and will be reported including always-on display.
Analysts will be closely monitoring the pricing of Apple’s new product line to see if the company raises prices during times of volatile supply chains and high inflation.
Apple could also announce new Apple Watch models, likely to be called Series 8. Bloomberg said in July Apple was planning to release one. the “professional” version is more expensive and sturdier also. Report hints that Apple may include a body temperature sensor in this year’s models for sleep and fertility monitoring.
Apple also often releases new versions of iOS for iPhone after its September events. This year, the software includes the ability to customize the phone’s lock screen and the ability to cancel or edit iMessages.