Apple to hold separate iPhone, iPad launch events?

Apple logoAlthough Apple has been rumored to be planning a single launch event for the next-generation iPhone and a smaller iPad, some believe the company may spread the announcements across two separate events. The idea was initially proposed by blogger John Gruber and then reposted by The Loop's Jim Dalrymple, both of whom have a history of accurate reports surrounding upcoming Apple products.

"I’m thinking it makes more sense for Apple to hold two events. First, an iPhone event, focused solely on the new iPhone and iOS 6," Gruber wrote. "Then, the iPhone ships nine days later, and there’s another wave of iPhone-focused attention as the reviews come out. Then, in the first or second week of October, Apple holds its traditional 'music event', exactly along the lines of the events at which they’ve been debuting new iPods for the last decade."

Both devices have been the focus of a flurry of rumors that have continued to accelerate in recent months. Both are expected to integrate a new dock connector that is said to be much smaller than the current 30-pin interface found on Apple's iOS devices.

Several alleged leaks point to September 12 as a likely launch date for the fifth-generation iPhone, scheduled ahead of the early-October unveiling of the iPhone 4S last year. As the "iPad Mini" would be an entirely new product for Apple, dropping the 9.7-inch display in favor of a seven-inch panel, it is not expected to follow the launch timing of its predecessors.

Source: Electronista

Tags: Apple, iPad, iPhone, smartphones, tablets

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Google’s voice assistant platform has been known as Google Now
 
The SanDisk 1TB SD card prototype represents another significant achievement as growth of high-resolution content
 
Microsoft is developing a new “Skype for Life” client
 
Siri on the Mac is new, and is similar to that on the iOS
 
The latency in this test was supposedly no more than 2 milliseconds
 
Apple has made to the iPhone 7/7 Plus is by making the home button a solid state button
 
Android Nougat should eventually extend back to the Galaxy S6 generation
 
You’re not supposed to expose the iPhone to water anyway
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
HP Slate 7 is a 7-inch Android 4 Tablet PC with good sound
A cost-effective, 7-inch tablet PC from a renowned manufacturer
October 25, 2013 / 4
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 




Poll

Do you like Windows 10?
or leave your own version in comments (32)