In the world of technology, barely any time elapses between the launch of a product and the company’s next development. Insider reports suggest the eyes of workers are always firmly focused on the future and the “next best thing”, and as consumers our job is merely to sit and wait with anticipation until the big reveal.
For Apple, that big reveal refers to the iPhone 11 – the device that has been the company’s focus for years. After the release of the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, Apple looked to their next-generation of iPhones and got thinking as to what they could deliver that would exceed all expectations.
Earlier this year, the company previewed a mock-up of the phone in great detail. It was later rendered to show a sleek and refined design which, thanks to the help of a graphic designer, was then used to create a video short showcasing the possible design of the phone. Now, it seems we won’t have to wait much longer until the real thing as Forbes reports the company officially sent out invitations to a keynote event on Tuesday, September 10 at the Steve Jobs Theatre in Cupertino, California, where the tech company is expected to reveal the new iPhone 11.
Rumours suggest Apple will release a trio of models, all of which will boast the first triple-camera system as the company adopts a new Pixel 4-alike square-shaped array. The devices are also rumoured to have under-the-hood internals including a 7nm A13 SoC and new Taptic Engine, an upgraded Face ID system and, according to various insider reports, a potential USB-C port.
The three models – iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R – feature similar screen resolutions as the previous models, with the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Max featuring a 3 x OLED Retina display, and the 11R featuring the 2x Liquid Retina display. A report from 9to5Mac claims that the new iPhones will feature the Apple A13 chip model T8030, codenamed Cebu, as well as a new Taptic Engine codenamed “leap haptics”. The new Engine is expected to replace Apple’s 3D Touch functionality included in the iPhone XS and XS Max.
As Forbes suggests, we might also get new AirPods. While the last model appeared in March of this year, but was ultimately held back due to what was believed to be complications with the AirPower charging pad. It might be sooner that we see a new model than expected.
In terms of price, you can be certain that the next generation of iPhones will set you back a couple of hefty dollars. Currently, the actual figure isn’t known but if it’s anything like 2018’s iPhone lineup, pricing will likely start around $1,800. As always, we'll keep you up to date.