Over the past few months, there have been several leaks and speculations regarding the upcoming iPhone 12 series. In fact, most of the major spec of this smartphone is already public knowledge. However, the exact launch date is still under wraps. Nevertheless, recent information on Twitter claims that the iPhone 12 will arrive in September. The source, @ihacktu claims that Apple will release new products including the iPhone 12 series on September 8. Furthermore, the report also claims that Apple will also release iPad Pro and Apple Silicon Mac on October 27.
In addition to the new iPhone 12 series, Apple will also release new Apple Watch and iPad models and AirPower on September 8. The Apple Silicon Mac includes the MacBook and 13-inch MacBook Pro. The information specifies that the September 8 event will be online. However, there is no specification for the October 27 event. Considering the times, it will probably also be online.
According to iHacktu, Apple is also expected to release its own Apple Glass AR device. This information is most likely authentic because iHacktu’s past leaks have proven to be reliable. However, the information is still not official thus we treat it as a speculation.
Speculations on the iPhone 12 series and other Apple devices
Rumors say that Apple will release four iPhone 12s this year. This includes the “budget” 5.4-inch iPhone 12, 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Plus, 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, and 6.8-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max. There are also reports that all four models will use OLED displays and support 5G. These will be the first set of 5G smartphones from Apple. The low-end models will use dual rear cameras and 4GB RAM, while the Pro models should come with triple rear camera setup. The Pro models will also come with 6GB of RAM and a 120Hz ProMotion display.
There are rumors that Apple Watch Series 6 will have better water resistance, a larger battery to help sleep tracking, and other upgrades. There is not much information on the new entry-level and mid-range iPad models. In the past, there were reports that Apple would launch the 10.8-inch iPad Air and the new iPad mini for the first time.
According to Jon Prosser (Jon Prosser), Apple is testing AirPower equipped with Apple A11 chip. As of now, there is no information on the release date for this device.
Although Apple has released the iPad Pro models in 2020, there are rumors that Apple may release new products that support 5G and use mini-LED displays in the second half of the year or early 2021. In addition to the iPad Pro, Apple will release the first batch of Apple Silicon Mac products, which may include the 13.3-inch MacBook Pro and the now discontinued 12-inch MacBook.