Apple announces that it will unveil the 2018 iPhone models and more on September 12th
by Alan Friedman / Aug 30, 2018, 11:59 AM
Back on August 2nd, we predicted that Wednesday, September 12th would be the most likely date for the unwrapping of the 2018 iPhone models. This morning, Apple made it official by sending out invitations to the media. The festivities get underway on that date at 10am PDT (1pm EDT) from the Steve Jobs Theater on Apple's Cupertino campus.
Apple is expected to introduce three new iOS powered handsets. One, a 5.8-inch model, is considered the sequel to the iPhone X. A monster-sized 6.5-inch "Plus" model is also said to make an appearance, along with the 6.1-inch "affordable" unit. The latter will sport an LCD screen and a single camera on back, while the first two devices should carry OLED panels and a dual-camera setup on the rear. All three handsets will be equipped with the TrueDepth Camera, and use Face ID to verify the identity of the user.
Earlier reports suggested that at the event we could see two new Apple iPad Pro tablets introduced. One model could come with a 12.9-inch display, and the other will sport close to an 11-inch screen. Both slates will reportedly use gesture controls for navigation, include the TrueDepth Camera, and feature Face ID. In addition, on September 12th Apple could also show off a larger sized edge-to-edge display on the next generation of the Apple Watch.
Unlike previous years when Apple fans watched the event live-streaming via Apple's website, there is talk that this year's new product announcements will be streamed over Twitter. And for those who scrutinize Apple's invitations for clues about the upcoming devices, the invites this year feature a round circle with the words "Gather Round" underneath. No, this has nothing to do with a new round dial for the Apple Watch. The image relates to the circular design of the Steve Jobs Theater, where the event will be held.
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The same as last years models, in different colours
posted on Aug 30, 2018, 12:05 PM 10
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Like the S9?
posted on Aug 30, 2018, 1:37 PM 6
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Can't wait...!!! Unlike any other generic copycat Android phone, the real deal is coming very soon!!!
posted on Aug 30, 2018, 9:14 PM 1
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You mean the real bore of the year is here. Krrapple is dead in the water in innovation, oh wait they could just buy another startup company and not invent s**t themselves because they lack vision.
posted on Aug 30, 2018, 11:35 PM 0
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Stands for Apple Campus and center of attention of something big/bigger... Also the gold represents the "Gold Standard" regarding their products and the Android notch offenders.
posted on Aug 30, 2018, 12:23 PM 0
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They've really got you brainwashed good huh? If Apple is the "Gold Standard" then that standard is set pretty damn low.
posted on Aug 30, 2018, 3:28 PM 0
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Due to leaks these days, we already pretty much know what to expect hardware wise. I wanna see some real software changes, and true multitasking from Apple. This one thing at a time on the screen crap needs to stop. Picture in picture, pencil support, free placed resizable widgets, and a new look to the UI, would be nice, but who am I kidding.
posted on Aug 30, 2018, 12:29 PM 3
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I see you Xiaomi and other Chinese manufacturers getting excited to have new things to copy
posted on Aug 30, 2018, 1:15 PM 2
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The only thing they can't copy is making their own path and brand. They rely on Apple to be the face of the smartphone market.
posted on Aug 30, 2018, 1:38 PM 2
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Depending on these 3 devices many people will make a choice between the 2017 or 2018 models. I'm still struggling to decide whether to buy the iPhone 8+ or wait a bit longer to get the iPhone 9.
posted on Aug 30, 2018, 1:26 PM 0
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Wallet ready for iphone X plus gold, apple watch series 4 and ipad pro 11”. The iphone is the gold standard in mobile, no wonder why chinese were copying apple designs and UI and Samsung hitting them in ads. There’s nothing like an iphone.
posted on Aug 30, 2018, 6:48 PM 1
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The only thing they copied was the notch. As far as innovation goes Huawei, Xaomi, Oppo, Vivo are the only ones trying to bring something new to the market. The so called traditional big players are just stale at the moment.
posted on Aug 31, 2018, 1:56 AM 0
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