Apple event 2021: new rumours and leaks
There are new rumours and leaks on when the Apple event 2021 might take place, and which new device could be unveiled.
The Apple Event 2021 is the biggest event Apple holds and one of the most anticipated tech events. Though the company hasn’t sent official invitations yet, it hosts a hot ticket hardware event every September. But when exactly will the event hold? And what devices will be unveiled?
When is the apple event happening?
Last year Apple announced the iPhone 12, M1 MacBooks and Apple Watch 6 in three separate online launches between September and November 15 and November 10. Multiple insiders reported iPhone production delays may have played a role in Apple’s 2020 event. And according to a report, Apple will do the same again, but with a much tighter schedule. The company will host a series of product launch conferences in September. They might just decide to return to their usual pattern and reveal their newest flagship mobile devices together. A rumour has it that Apple will hold its iPhone 13 event on September 14, but we are not sure it is accurate.
The company tends to issue invitations at least a week to the event, so we will still get a notice no matter which day the keynote takes place.
The iPhone 13 is the most anticipated device from apple. We have a pretty good sense of what to expect from the iPhone 13 lineup, thanks to leaks and reports.
It is said that four iPhone 13 models are arriving and all in the same size as the iPhone 12. They should all feature a smaller notch, a faster A15 Bionic chip, larger batteries and improved 5G capabilities. The pro models are said to have an always-on display, an improved ultra wide lens and a dynamic 120Hz refresh rate.
It has been reported that Apple is killing the in-screen Touch ID. Apple is also said to be testing a new Face ID hardware that works with facemasks, making it easier for people to access their phones even if parts of their face is covered. According to Apple analyst Ming-chi Kuo, the iPhone 13 will feature near orbit satellite communications, letting the phone send messages without cellular connections. The feature will work as part of a new emergency messaging feature.
Following the success of the AirPods pro and the AirPods max, the AirPods 3 seems likely to debut in September.
The AirPods 3 are reported to have entered mass production in August. Even though Apple has scaled back productions on the current-gen AirPods. With the rise of counterfeit AirPods sales, it is going to be difficult to gauge what leaks are accurate.
Some reports state that the Airpod 3 will look just like the Airpods Pro without the ear tips, while others suggest the AirPods 3 will feature flexible ear tips. There are conflicting reports about the inclusion of Apple active noise cancellation.
Apple Watch 7
The Apple Watch 7 should be the best yet. There will be possible changes but we haven’t seen many leaks yet.
The apple watch could have a new design in years. Several sources say the apple watch 7 will feature a flat edge to follow the apple design. The apple watch 7 display will also be flat and could benefit from a new lamination technique that will raise the watch’s display closer to the top cover.
A rumour from a Chinese site Weibo says that the apple watch 7 will come in two new larger sizes: 41mm and 45mm. This would be larger than the 40mm and 44mm sizes on the Apple Watch 6 and Apple Watch SE. The larger size will also come with a double-sided s7 processor which could finally offer a battery boost.
Of all the products mentioned, the apple watch 7 seems the likeliest to get pushed back to a later apple product event. A report claims the apple watch 7 could be delayed due to productions woes, leaving it uncertain to when apple will unveil and ship its latest wearable