It's official! Apple to hold 'invitation only' event on September 7th

It's official! Apple to hold  'invitation only' event on September 7th
Start marking your calendars because Apple has sent out invitations for an event to take place on September 7th. That has been the rumored unveiling date for the Apple iPhone 7, Apple iPhone 7 Plus, and possibly the Apple Watch 2. The festivities begin at 10am Pacific Time (1pm on the East Coast) and will take place at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco.

According to the latest rumors, we should see the 4.7-inch Apple iPhone 7 and 5.5-inch Apple iPhone 7 Plus greet the light of day without a 3.5mm earphone jack, but with waterproof capabilities. The iPhone 7 will sport a larger camera lens, and the iPhone 7 Plus will offer a dual camera setup on the back with the extra camera giving users an optical zoom feature. Both phones are expected to get as bump in battery life (to 1960mAh on the iPhone 7 and 2910mAh on the iPhone 7 Plus), and the 5.5-inch phablet will also receive a 50% jump in RAM to 3GB. Of course, both models will be powered by the A10 chipset.

As for the Apple Watch 2, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that there will be two versions of the timepiece. One will feature GPS and a barometer. Both new wearables will have improved waterproofing, battery life and a faster processor.

According to the previously rumored timeline, pre-orders for the new iPhone models will begin on September 9th, followed a week later with the launch. Do you think it's a coincidence that Apple choose the 7th of the month to introduce the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus?


Related phones

iPhone 7
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 1960 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPhone 7 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2900 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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64 Comments

1. Unordinary unregistered

Every year Apple has a nice invite card that hints at what will be unveiled. Hopefully, looking at this invite, one can assume: Dark background - System wide seemless dark mode, along with space black iPhone Fully black background with Apple logo in specifically in color - OLED display possibly? The invite is blacked out everywhere but where the circles are.. The bookeh Apple logo - Obvious dual lens The top left lone-circle - something new? New button? Smart connectors? Etc. Surely a new watch model? Also, clever date-branding. Confirmed iPhone 7 and not "6SE" etc. September 7/iPhone 7.

7. AlikMalix unregistered

Wow dude, one of the most interesting posts you've ever made!!! You deserve at least a few green thumbs. PA should just copy/paste your post for next article.

24. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

27. Unordinary unregistered

Yea I totally copy pasted it lol.... Good try

30. Unordinary unregistered

Especially when I wrote that 1 hour before the verge posted that article lmao. Waiting to be kidnapped by the government for my super human future reading powers

28. AlikMalix unregistered

Still a great post.

31. Unordinary unregistered

Thank you

9. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Great analysis

13. libra89

Posts: 2281; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Okay, now you are just good!

20. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

That's some good insight into that image. OLED probably isn't happening though, because suppliers would easily be found out if that was the case, you can't hide 70+ million new screens. Dark theme could happen for all their platforms. Don't know about their iOS version though seeing as how they would likely save that for the OLED display unveiling next year where the tech could take advantage of it. Camera stuff very likely and confirmed by rumor mill. No new home button, I think the circle in the top left is for distraction, otherwise it would look too cheesy as a blurred out Apple.

45. techlover2017

Posts: 65; Member since: Aug 22, 2016

7th sep gives us hope that it will be called iPhone 7.

51. AlikMalix unregistered

Does it matter what it's called? They can call it C3PO and it will still be what it is. It doesn't matter for iPhone, and it didn't matter for Samsung as the note numbering skipped a "6" or Windows versions: 3.1, 95, 2000, ME, XP, 7, 8, (LOL) 10... "A rose by any other name...."

2. AgentZero

Posts: 314; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

apple will release a good device but i dont think its going to be special , the 2017 iPhone might be , for this year when it comes to unique phones i think the LG V20 and the Huawei Mate 9 are going to be worth it , the Note 7 was a failure compared to the leaks not a bad phone but not up to the expectations

37. bobby84

Posts: 595; Member since: May 13, 2016

The Note 7 was not a failure and is the best phone of the year. It was just that the phone was rumoured to be a powerhouse with 6gb, a Snapdragon 823 chip and 4000mah battery. Those were just rumors, Samsung never said expect that. Also it was expected to perform better than the "S" series as the Note series typically does. Being that its so similar to the s7 on the surface, which isn't bad because until the Note 7, the s7 was the best phone ever according to critical acclaim reviews worldwide. But one thing is true about the Note has been getting praise everywhere for it's awesomeness. I own on and love it, its fast smooth and feature rich. Some might say it's just a s7 with a s-pen, even though its not an upgrade over the s7 but rather the Note 5. The Note is much more than the S7 for just $60 more than the s7 edge you get... -New usb type-c - A bigger and better screen, (read displaymate review) - You get more storage 64GB vs 32GB. -HDR Video(Worlds only phone with that feature) and GG5, s7 Edge uses GG4. -iris scanner 1000x more secure than fingerprint. -A new UI that looks nicer and better organized. -Most Samsung apps looks more polished and simplified Dialer, Messages, Contacts, Email, calendar etc. -New fonts -Samsung cloud is now available -more themes, now you can download different parts of themes instead of the whole theme. -Updated "always on display" with color options. and I haven't even mentioned the s-pen or it features, remember it's only $60 price difference.

38. AgentZero

Posts: 314; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

yea so they recycle a H1 2016 phone , give in 32 gb more storage , a scanner that no one will use and a couple of software tricks and sell it for 900$ ? do you know how moronic that sounds ?

53. hillaryisacriminal

Posts: 242; Member since: Aug 26, 2016

Damage control is in the process .Shhh!

4. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Sad. Would have preferred it on the 6th, don't got school unlike the 7th. I cry...

6. AlikMalix unregistered

Damn it Apple, can't you get anything right? :-)

21. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

The beast is coming to put down all the others as usual!!!!

26. AlikMalix unregistered

It's a frog-leap type of game. New iPhone comes out - smokes the competition, then new android comes out - smokes the competition = they're leapfroggin eachother - it's hard to figure out who's faster because the fastest competators, Samsung and Apple are half a year appart putting out their main flagships and take advantage of technology accessible during the engineering part of the development. The only one device that comes out the same time as iPhone is the note series and right now iOS devices are typically faster at everyday stuff because the resolution on note 7 and software added to android by Samsung is hurting its performance.

33. bigcat

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 22, 2016

Maybe because you will always get software updates unlike androids you will wait for 1 year or so before you get it.

55. riteshrkm

Posts: 155; Member since: Apr 15, 2015

The common answer what i get from people when i ask "Whats good in your iphone"? the answer is - "A iphone is a iphone" or "if u dnt have a iphone you dnt have a iphone" i am always puzzled what does this line exactly mean..... LOL

62. AlikMalix unregistered

You're asking the wrong people. I ask what they like about android and some actually think they have an iPhone. You're asking people that would use the iPhone the same as they would use an android device. At least with iPhone they don't have to set up anything - they have FaceTime, iMessage, in store support and familiar interface.

65. willywanta

Posts: 502; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

"Invitation only" = apple employees only?

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