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The iPhone 13, shown in these renders, could be here in the next few months.
The went on sale over half a year ago, and Apple is setting its sights on its , said to be . We don’t know an exact release date for Apple’s new iPhone yet, but we speculate it could be coming in September. Similar to last year’s announcement of the iPhone 12, the event could be Slot Online-only. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman speculated in his latest that Apple’s next event will be completely virtual because of the tech giant’s rumored decision to due to .
Apple originally said that all employees would be three days a week starting in September. Gurman says that if Apple stuck with the September timeframe, an in-person iPhone 13 event would have been “plausible.” Now, he expects another online-only event.
Although the event may be all virtual, we’re : the iPhone 13, the iPhone 13 Mini, the iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
happened in April, where we saw , , a and . Then came in June, where we caught a first glimpse of . And there was no word from Apple on the iPhone 13 at either event.
But no one was expecting the iPhone 13 to be announced this early. So when can we expect Apple to unveil its next flagship ? Apple has yet to hint at any iPhone 13 event date. Based on Apple’s history, however, we can when the company’s iPhone events will happen and make an educated guess on a release date based on that.
While the changed the usual course for 2020, marking the first due to , Kuo predicts that 2021 will see a return to the company’s typical cadence. A based on supply chain information also points to a late September iPhone 13 release date. And an April cited industry insiders who said production for the phones’ new chips is ahead of schedule, which should put the phone release back on a familiar, prepandemic timeline.
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If all of this is true, we can expect to get a first look at the iPhone 13 at an event at some point in September.
Apple usually holds its events on Tuesdays or Wednesdays, and iPhone release dates typically are set about a week and a half after Apple announces the new devices. Usually, new iPhones are released on a Friday, around the third week of September.
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A few years ago, CNET took a deep dive into the Apple event timeline and emerged with a compelling . Based on the 2021 calendar, the Labor Day rule would put the September Apple event (and the unveiling of the iPhone 13) on Sept. 8, with a Sept. 17 release date.
We won’t know if this is true until Apple announces an event, and shows off the phones. But if you want to plan ahead and save up for an iPhone 13, we’d bet on the September timeline, at least for now.
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