The iPhone 13 will seemingly arrive proper on schedule.
It has been greater than six months because the iPhone 12 went on sale, and Apple is setting its sights on its subsequent flagship smartphone, the iPhone 13 (or no matter it finally ends up being known as). We’re anticipating to see 4 variations of the brand new cellphone: the iPhone 13, the iPhone 13 Mini, the iPhone 13 Professional and the iPhone 13 Professional Max, in response to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Apple’s first occasion of 2021 occurred in April, the place we noticed new iPads, colourful iMacs, a purple iPhone 12 and AirTags trackers. And iOS 14.5 was launched proper after, with iOS 15 anticipated at WWDC 2021 in June. (This is every little thing we did not get at Apple’s April occasion.)
However nobody was anticipating the iPhone 13 to be introduced this early. So when can we anticipate Apple to unveil its subsequent flagship telephones? Apple has but to trace at any iPhone 13 occasion date. Primarily based on Apple’s historical past, nevertheless, we are able to sometimes predict when the corporate’s iPhone occasions will occur, and make an informed guess on a launch date based mostly on that.
Whereas the pandemic modified the same old course for 2020, marking the primary September Apple occasion in eight years with out an iPhone resulting from manufacturing delays, Kuo predicts that 2021 will see a return to the corporate’s typical cadence. A March 24 report based mostly on provide chain info additionally factors to a late September iPhone 13 launch date. And an April report from DigiTimes cited trade insiders who stated manufacturing for the telephones’ new chips is forward of schedule, which ought to put the cellphone launch again on a well-known, prepandemic timeline.
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If all of that is true, we are able to anticipate to get a primary have a look at the iPhone 13 at an occasion in some unspecified time in the future in September.
Apple often holds its occasions on Tuesdays or Wednesdays, and iPhone launch dates sometimes are set a few week and a half after Apple declares the brand new gadgets. Often, new iPhones are launched on a Friday, across the third week of September.
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A number of years in the past, CNET took a deep dive into the Apple occasion timeline and emerged with a compelling Labor Day speculation, which you’ll examine right here. Primarily based on the 2021 calendar, the Labor Day rule would put the September Apple occasion (and the disclosing of the iPhone 13) on Sept. 8, with a Sept. 17 launch date.
We cannot know if that is true till Apple declares an occasion, and reveals off the telephones. However if you wish to plan forward and save up for an iPhone 13, we might guess on the September timeline, at the very least for now.
For extra, try why the iPhone 13 might have a 120Hz always-on show, and our evaluate of the iPhone 12.
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