Apple’s biggest launch event of the year, ‘Far Out’ kicks off today, September 7 by 10AMPT / 1 PM ET from their spaceship campus, aka Apple Park. The event will also be live-streamed online on YouTube and the company’s website.
The event is expected to unveil several new products and updates that the tech company has been working on since its last launch. Apple CEO Tim Cook will introduce the new set of products along with other Apple executives.
If rumors are to be believed, there will be a lot to unbox, from new iPhones to updated Apple Watches and potentially the next generation AirPods Pro as well. Additional information on iOS 16’s broad availability and other Apple applications are anticipated.
As reported by Analyst Kim Ming-Chi Kuo, the new iPhone 14 may come out together with iPhone 14 plus that has a 6.7 plus inch screen. This is great news and an enticing upgrade for people who want a big screen.
The latest iPhone 14 and its siblings will operate on a version of the existing A15 Bionic chipset found in existing iPhone 13 models.” as seen in a report by the Wall Street Journal. It is also expected to possess the ability to communicate with satellites in case of emergency, according to TF Securities International’s Kuo. Kuo stated in a post he published on Medium that this feature will only be useable if Apple and the operators can settle on a business model. A bump in price is also anticipated.
Read more about the expected features of the iPhone 14.
The events happening today is also expected to unveil new iterations of Apple’s well-known smartwatches and wireless earbuds.
The giant tech company is expected to release a new iteration of its AirPods Pro, a pair of in-ear, wireless, noise-canceling earbuds that went on sale in late 2019.
The new AirPods is expected to come in a case that charges them more quickly and has a speaker that can play an alert sound if a user misplaces them. It is unclear how or if these new earbuds sound any different from the models they will replace.
Also, according to Ross Young, CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants the Apple Watch Series 8 is expected to have a much larger screen with sensors that can be used to detect increase in body temperature, crash detection, and blood pressure of the wearer.
We will be updating this story as the live event unfolds, so stay tuned for updates.