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New iPhone incoming? Apple announces major virtual October 13 event to show off new gadgets

New iPhone incoming? Apple announces major virtual October 13 event to show off new gadgets

APPLE has confirmed a major virtual event for October 13 – where loads of new gadgets will likely be unveiled.

Fans suspect that the long-awaited iPhone 12 will finally be unveiled.


Apple’s next big launch event is finally official[/caption]

Apple hosted a special Time Flies event last month, where it revealed a new Apple Watch and two iPad models.

But fans were disappointed by the total absence of an iPhone.

It’s believed that this year’s global health crisis meant the iPhone launch had to be moved back slightly.

However, fans are still expected to bag the latest iPhone just in time for Christmas.


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This year’s event takes place on October 13, kicking off at 10am in California.

That means Brits can tune in to the live web stream at 6pm UK time.

The stream will be free to watch and available globally for all Apple fans to watch.

Apple’s slogan for the event is “Hi, Speed” – a clear play on the phrase “high speed”.

It could mean that speedy computing performance will be centre-stage.

High on the agenda is likely to be the iPhone 12, which is technically coming a month late.

It’s expected to come in as many as four versions, reportedly named iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Max.

At least some of those models are expected to support super-fast 5G mobile internet speeds.

Apple still hasn’t launched a 5G iPhone – unlike rivals Samsung and Huawei – so all eyes are on the fruity firm.

Other improvements will likely come in the form of battery life, performance and camera improvements.

But it’s not all iPhone: plenty of rumours suggest we’ll see other gadgets too.

A location-tracking Tile-style gadget you stick onto real-world objects is one such gadget. It may be called AirTags, though the jury is still out.

Apple is also tipped to be working on a pair of AirPods-style over-ear headphones.

These wireless cans are currently rumoured as Apple AirPods Studio, and would be a clear rival to Beats – Apple’s own headphone sub-brand.

And other likely gadgets include new iPad and MacBook models, though it’s possible these may come in November instead.

We”ll be covering Apple’s big event live here at The Sun, so be sure to check back regularly for all the latest.

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In other news, this impressive iPhone 12 concept video could show off Apple’s secret design ahead of time.

Apple recently released a new “cheap” version of its iPhone SE.

The iPhone 12 could be the thinnest ever thanks to new screen technology.

And the new phone could also see through mist and fog thanks to rumoured ‘Spectral Edge’ camera integration.

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