In just a couple of days, Apple will announce the iPhone 7/Plus and an updated Apple Watch.
September event is expected to unveil even more new products. Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming announcements.
Apple is believed to unveil the “iPhone 7” and “iPhone 7 Plus.” “iPhone 7” is rumored to come with a pair of Lightning-connected headphones in the box, while also bringing an adapter for traditional headphones. Water resistance may also be improved thanks to a new haptic feedback home button that will simulate a click when pressed, rather than moving.
The Cupertino company is also reportedly working on its own wireless earbuds with completely separate left and right earpieces, which are expected to be called “AirPods.”
The larger 5.5-inch device is expected to debut with a unique dual-lens camera capable of capturing more advanced pictures and optical zoom. The smaller 4.7-inch version is believed to get an enhanced 12-megapixel camera, but lack the dual-lens design.
“iPhone 7 Plus” will reportedly feature more capable hardware in the form of 3 gigabytes of RAM and come in a total of five colors.
As for capacity, “iPhone 7” is rumored to start with 32 gigabytes of storage, and will max out at 256 gigabytes.
A second-generation Apple Watch, which is also set to debut at Sept. 7 event is rumored to feature a GPS radio, which will let owners measure distance and pace without the need for a connected iPhone.
The device will also feature a slightly larger battery, a barometer and better waterproofing than the first-generation model.
Some reports suggested that the company will provide Apple Watch an improved processor based on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s 16-nanometer process.
New Beats products are also in the works, with a debut set for the September 7 event. There are now details on the upcoming update, but it will certainlty see the release of new wireless Beats headphones and wired Beats headphone models with Lightning connectors.
As for Mac, Apple will likely not update Mac hardware at the Sept. 7 event. Instead, the company will roll out new Macs in October.
Apple’s keynote is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern. It will be held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, Calif.