After months of rumors and leak mongering, the public is finally getting an idea of when the next iPhone from Apple Inc. will be released. This week, news emerged stating that the Cupertino tech firm could release the product on the on the 16th of September this year. Pre-orders are expected to open around a week ahead of its launch.
Apple Inc. is certainly getting better at keeping its fans in the dark when it comes to its product launches. Although the day of its launch is edging closer, the 2016 iPhone is still well beyond a month away from its alleged release. Fans all over the globe are already lining up to get their hands the upgrade despite this. Alongside the company’s flagship device, the second edition of the highly popular Apple Watch could be unveiled as well.
iPhone Pre-orders apprroach
Some very insightful news came from Evan Blass this week, who has had his pulse on the 2016 iPhone for months now. Although his claim truly should be taken with a grain of salt, he is adamant that the this year’s iPhone will be made available for a pre-order on the the 9th of September.
Blass announced this via his Twitter on Thursday, sparking a huge response from iPhone fanatics. “ Confirmed,” he Tweeted, “ Pre-orders start on the 9th. You can extrapolated the launch event date from there.”
Blass has long been relaying alleged leaks from Apple Inc.’s supply chain. His unverifiable claims have sparked a lot of controversy on social media though. However, he is merely an easy target for which people can relay their frustration to. Everything the public believes to know about the upcoming iPhone has not been confirmed by Apple.
Rumors boost iPhone excitement
Year after year, rumors swirl and surge regarding Apple Inc. and its gadgets for months before their official launches. Although the rumor mill always holds some degree of truth, the iPhone maker has repeatedly proven that is knows its own products better that its suppliers. In many cases, the gossip has often been proven to be just that.
Indeed, Apple’s supply chain is often the main culprit in initiating rumors about the company’s products. Regardless, Tim Cook and co. appear to entertain this knowing that the leaks certainly get the ball rolling on their new gadgets months ahead their unveiling.
Giving into the gossip, this year’s iPhone has been described as a pretty mild upgrade. Its creators are thought to be saving a revolutionary upgrade for the 2017 iPhone 8. Even its name is contested by reports. While many are sure that it will be called the iPhone 7, others claim the device will be titled the iPhone Pro.
iPhone Pro from Apple?
That name alone has comes with it own wave rumors, with many people mostly taking one of three sides. The first supposes the iPhone Pro will be Apple’s break from the conventional titling of its flagship product. Considering the generic predictability of the iPhone’s name of the years, a name change could actually be a very refreshing. The alleged title revamp is suspected by some to be the company’s way of compensating for this year’s mild upgrade. Calling it the iPhone Pro would make buyers think that they’re getting a lot more than just a slimmer and water resistant version of the iPhone 6S.
The second supposes that the iPhone Pro is will be the Plus version’s replacement. Rather than the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, fans could be choosing between the iPhone 7 and 7 Pro.
The last supposition suggests that the Pro could be a third iPhone variant. Yes, consumer just might be choosing between three version of the iPhone this year. This would put he iPhone in line with Apple’s other handset range, the iPad. The iPad recently got a bigger and more powerful sibling back in March, aslo titled the iPad Pro. Bearing this, the idea does not seem so far-fetched. The pro version would have a bigger screen and smart-connect capabilities.
From the many things being said about the device, here’s a bit of is most likely to feature.
-More water resistance
-No conventional audio port
However, regardless of its features or its name, the 2016 iPhone expected to come on the week of the 12th of September. Only then will Apple Inc. put all the speculation be to rest.