iPhone 13: How to watch Apple’s big event later today

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Apple is captioning this event “California streaming.”


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We cannot say for certain what precisely Apple shall be launching at its “California streaming” event today, however we suspect we’ll see the brand new iPhone, possible known as the iPhone 13, and a brand new Apple Watch Series 7  (we might also see the rumored AirPods 3). The event, which shall be held just about, may present a new iPhone design together with enhancements to the digicam and different specs. Apple hasn’t mentioned its plans for the gadgets, apart from a point out of 4 new iPhones in a submitting with the Federal Communications Commission.

The most dramatic change for the brand new iPhones, apart from higher cameras that Apple all the time tends to supply, is claimed to be the aptitude to make calls and ship texts in emergencies when there is not any cell protection. Generally, although, they’re anticipated to nonetheless depend on 5G wi-fi know-how for day-to-day connectivity.

The iPhone 13 comes a yr after considered one of Apple’s most profitable launches, with the 5G-powered iPhone 12. The gadget supplied the primary main revamp of the iPhone’s design since 2017, when Apple launched its $1,000 iPhone X, with its new face-unlocking design and higher display screen know-how. One survey performed earlier than the iPhone 12 announcement from Decluttr, a tool recycler and reseller, discovered {that a} “staggering” 53% of respondents deliberate to purchase the brand new iPhone, touching off what analysts name a “supercycle” of cellphone upgrades. 

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What to anticipate at Apple’s September event


Apple did notch a rise in iPhone gross sales within the three months following the discharge of the iPhone 12. In January, the corporate stated iPhone gross sales in the course of the holidays jumped 17% from the earlier yr, serving to to lead the corporate to its highest recorded income and revenue ever.

“It is not far from any of our minds that this result caps off the most challenging year any of us can remember,” Apple CEO Tim Cook stated in a name with buyers after posting the corporate’s monetary outcomes. “It is an understatement to say that the challenges it posed to Apple as a business paled in comparison to the challenges it posed to Apple as a community of individuals, to employees, to their families, and to the communities we live in and love to call home.”

“These results show the central role that our products played in helping our users respond to these challenges,” Cook added.

Though Apple’s possible to supply a compelling improve to some prospects, it is taking place at a time of turmoil each inside and outdoors the tech trade. For the previous yr and a half, the pandemic has pressured Apple, Microsoft, Sony and lots of different tech firms to maintain occasions on-line

The virus has upended billions of individuals’s lives world wide, forcing complete nations into quarantine in efforts to cease its unfold. Those disruptions have additionally slowed manufacturing and transport world wide, exacerbating components shortages which have delayed manufacturing of latest computer systems, vehicles and online game consoles.

Apple to this point has been ready to hold merchandise largely in inventory, analysts say, due partially to the corporate’s savvy administration of its provide chain.

While the iPhone shall be a key product we see at Apple’s event this yr, and sure what most individuals focus their consideration on, the corporate’s anticipated to have different gadgets to exhibit. Those embrace new Mac computer systems with upgraded chips and new iPads

When is the Apple event?

Apple’s online-only event will be on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. PT, which is 1 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. BST and Sept. 15 at 3 a.m. AEST. (Sorry, Australia.)

Where can I watch Apple’s livestream?

You’ll have the opportunity to stream Apple’s event straight from the company’s website. Meanwhile, we’ll be reporting on the event stay right here at CNET.

What can we anticipate, in addition to the iPhone 13 launch?

Apple’s digital occasions are quick paced and slickly produced. And they throw in not less than one or two jokes to hold you entertained. Maybe they will even make a Mamas and Papas joke, however do not wager on it.