The place’s the iPhone 12, Apple? All the brand new Apple merchandise we’re nonetheless ready for

The place’s the iPhone 12, Apple? All the brand new Apple merchandise we’re nonetheless ready for


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This story is a part of Apple Occasion, our full protection of the newest information from Apple headquarters.

Apple has introduced its latest iPhone throughout a September media occasion yearly since 2012’s iPhone 5. Through the 2020 Apple occasion final month, we obtained new Apple Watch and iPad fashions, and a bundled subscription service, however no new iPhone. That should not come as a whole shock, as a delay has been rumored for months now, and the traditional knowledge says the iPhone 12 can be introduced at an October occasion

The iPhone is not the one missing-in-action replace or new launch we have been ready for. These are a few of the issues we did not see in September, however that may (or may not) present up earlier than the top of the 12 months.

What we did not see (but)

iPhone 12: Everybody is aware of that is coming, and whereas it did not hit the September announcement window, there is a good case to be made that the following set of iPhones can be introduced on Oct. 13 or 14. The addition of 5G help is just about a given, whereas different spec bumps and design adjustments are extra up within the air

AirTags: This long-rumored various to Tile-style trackers stays a phantom product, but when it exhibits up earlier than the top of the 12 months, it may very well be an excellent fairly priced stocking stuffer. Hints concerning the product have been present in some iOS code, however that is about all we learn about AirTags for now. 

Apple TV: All of the TV vitality appears to be going towards the Apple TV Plus service, which is able to now be out there within the Apple One subscription bundle. However that does not imply you need to overlook concerning the Apple TV {hardware} field. The present Apple TV set-top field has been round since 2017, which is roughly without end in tech phrases. With folks caught at house and streaming extra content material than ever, an up to date field might present up later in 2020 (or not). 

Apple-silicon Macs: The primary new Macs with Apple’s non-Intel Arm-based chips have already been promised by the top of 2020. Which means we nonetheless have a number of months — I’ve seen Apple merchandise promised by the top of the 12 months present up over the past week of December. This may very well be both a Mac Mini or an iMac (extra doubtless) or one of many rumored new laptops, like a 14-inch MacBook Professional (much less doubtless).  

HomePod: The Apple HomePod is a great-sounding sensible speaker, however when it debuted in 2018, it price a hefty $350. Nowadays you’ll find it on sale often for nearer to $200. We have anticipated a new, smaller, less-expensive mannequin for a while now, nevertheless it was a no-show on the September Apple occasion. 

See you on the subsequent Apple Occasion

There’s each expectation that we’ll be again once more in a number of weeks to speak concerning the new iPhone 12 lineup, and perhaps a few of the different want checklist objects above. Word additionally that to this point in 2020, Apple has launched a number of large merchandise and not using a formal occasion, together with the revamped MacBook Air and MacBook Professional, the 27-inch iMac and the iPad Professional. That implies that even when one thing would not seem on the anticipated October occasion, there’s nonetheless an opportunity it might flip up after that.

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