The time has finally come. In just a few more hours, Apple will unveil its iPhone 11 range - and a whole lot more besides - at its Californian head quarters. If you're stuck in Australia, here's how (and when) to watch all the announcements live.
We're in full leak season right now as we lead up to the release of Apple's iPhone 11 series. While Apple is yet to confirm the final design, case factories have been offering a steady stream of information from design concepts to dummy phones. Here's everything we know right now.
What time is the Apple iPhone 11 event?
Apple's iPhone 11 unveiling is due to start at 10am on Tuesday, September 10 in California. For Australians, that converts to 3am on Wednesday, September 11 AEST. (Western Australians have things slightly easier, with a 1am start.)
What is Apple announcing at the event?
Apple is expected to announce three models for the iPhone 11 series, including a potential 'Pro' entry like the iPad and MacBooks have had for the years. It's speculated there will be an entry-level option, the bigger screen or 'Plus' option as well as the 'Pro'. It appears Apple might also be bringing Apple Pen functionality to the larger model which would essentially turn it into a Galaxy Note competitor.
Ever since Samsung launched the Galaxy Note in 2011, a subset of Apple users have been clamouring for an iPhone equivalent. In recent years, these calls have grown louder - especially in the wake of the Apple Pencil.
It seems Apple is finally bowing to demand. According to a new report, the next iPhone will support the aforementioned peripheral, which means it's going to compete directly against the Galaxy Note 10. Bring on the joust!
How to stream the Apple Event live
The event will be streamed publicly on Apple website, which is accessible through most browsers. You cam also watch the action live on Apple's YouTube page. The video embed is included below:
What else do I need to know?
Interestingly, some analysts and fans have theorised the invitation's logo hints at the potential colours the new range will come in.
The logo appears to be a reference to Apple's original six-coloured logo but this version only comes with five - and the colours' shades are different. This is because invites from previous years have also hinted at updates but were not immediately apparent prior to the launch.
Other theories are considerably more wild.
My Apple invite graphic conspiracy theory is that it actually hints at new camera tech coming in the next iPhone. Here it is compared to the lens diagram from an Apple camera lens/curved sensor patent that showed up in 2016. The layers of the apple represent glass elements. pic.twitter.com/2yqEzh2ubX
— Stan Horaczek (@stanhoraczek) August 29, 2019
We'll find out if any of them are correct soon enough.
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