See you on the 7th: Apple's iPhone event is confirmed
- 30 August, 2016 02:35
Apple will take the wraps off the newest iPhone(s) and perhaps a second-gen Apple Watch at an event on Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. Pacific/1 p.m. Eastern. The venue is a standard Apple pick, San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.
The invitation, which Apple emailed to media outlets on Monday morning, gives away absolutely nothing. “See you on the 7th,” it says. That’s it. But if history tells us anything, it’s that new iPhones are on deck next week. The invite’s colorful lights could be hinting at that incredible dual lens camera we’ve been hearing so much about, though maybe we’re just grasping there. The next-gen iPhone is also expected to ditch the headphone jack, a controversial decision if ever there was one.
We’ll also see final updates to iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, which were previewed at June’s Worldwide Developers Conference and will be released this fall.
Check out our constantly updated iPhone 7 rumor roundup to get up to speed on which rumors are credible and which are probably junk. We’ve also been hearing rumors about refreshed Apple Watch hardware for awhile, so we may see an Apple Watch 2 alongside a watchOS 3 refresher at the September event. Itsounds like the upgraded watch won’t include long-awaited cellular capabilities for a true stand-alone experience, nor will it be a dramatical overhaul in appearance.
Macworld will be on the ground at the event with all the news as it unfolds, so be sure to mark your calendar for Sept. 7 and join us for our annual iPhone live-blog. Apple will live-stream the event as usual, so you can join in as it unfolds.
What do you want to see Apple announce next week? Share your wishlist in the comments.