Apple’s first keynote of the autumn is right here, however don’t get your hopes up for a brand new iPhone.
Although the gadget maker sometimes declares its new household of smartphones yearly in mid-September, coronavirus associated manufacturing delays have pushed their launch into subsequent month.
As a substitute, the Cupertino, Calif.-based firm’s Tuesday afternoon digital presentation shall be devoted to its Apple Watch and iPad Air.
If Apple follows its established naming conventions, count on it to launch the Apple Watch Sequence 6. The brand new wearable will proceed Apple’s quest to make its Watch a state-of-the-art health-tracking system. The Sequence 6 is anticipated to have a extra highly effective battery to help the introduction of a sleep-tracking function, in addition to a capability to observe blood oxygen ranges.
Apple additionally will introduce a brand new, cheaper Apple Watch — probably referred to as the Apple Watch SE, in keeping with Bloomberg — which can exchange the Sequence three watch that it nonetheless sells. The SE is anticipated to have the identical type issue and processors because the Sequence 5.
On the iPad entrance, Apple is believed to be introducing a serious refresh of its iPad Air line. The Air — which was first launched in 2019 and serves because the mid-point between the entry degree iPad and the high-powered iPad Professional — will get a full facelift.
The following model of Apple’s in style pill reportedly will eliminate the house button in favor of a design much like that of the iPad Professional.
The all-screen design reportedly will solely have a skinny bezel surrounding the show. Moderately than set up FaceID expertise — which is included within the iPhone 11 in addition to the iPad Professional — Apple has constructed a fingerprint scanner into the iPad’s aspect button. It marks the primary time that Apple has constructed a biometric scanner into something moreover the house button.
Apple may additionally introduce its forthcoming subscription providers bundle, dubbed Apple One, on the occasion. The subscription bundle would tie collectively providers like Apple Information and Apple TV for a reduced worth.
Tuesday’s occasion is Apple’s newest foray into socially distant keynotes after it held its annual annual WWDC builders convention nearly in June because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apple’s 1 p.m. EDT keynote shall be streaming on the corporate’s web site.