If you think WWDC has a lot of new products, you haven’t seen anything yet. While Apple typically fills the fall and winter months with new products, this year could bring 20 new devices, from four new iPhone 14 models to new Macs, iPads, and maybe even a new HomePod. .
According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Apple is “about to embark on one of the most ambitious new product eras in its history,” with almost every product in Apple’s lineup getting an update. Here’s everything Gurman expects Apple to launch in the next few months:
As usual, the new iPhones will kick off the fall announcements. Once again Apple is planning four new phone models this year with one big change: the mini model is no longer available to switch to the new amateur Max model. While that’s the biggest change for the non-Pro models, the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will get some new features: always-on display, new chip, better front and rear cameras, and thinner border.
Apple Watch Series 8
The Apple Watch Series 8 is expected to come in the same 41mm and 44mm sizes as the Series 7 and could introduce a third “solid” or “extreme” model for users with more demanding needs. Gurman said the S8 chip expected to power the Apple Watch Series 8 will be largely the same as the S7 chip (essentially the same as the S6).
Apple Watch SE
The second generation of the Apple Watch SE is said to have the same screen size as the current model, though it will likely feature an always-on display, new sensors, and newer processors.
iPad 10th generation
The latest update to Apple’s cheapest iPad is said to bring a larger display (10.5 inches versus 10.2 inches), USB-C, and 5G. However, it is said to keep the retro design including the home button.
The 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro will be upgraded to the M2 processor and can receive wireless charging.
The long-awaited update to the first-generation AirPods Pro is finally set to launch this fall with a new rootless design, lossless audio support, and better battery life. The wireless charging case can also accept USB-C to replace Lightning.
Apple is also planning to launch a new HomePod, though Gurman warns that it might not arrive until 2023. It will reportedly be “closer to the original HomePod in size and audio performance” with a display. New figure at the top can bring multi-touch function.
Gurman said the Apple TV will receive a minor update, with a new chip and more RAM. However, there are also rumors of a cheaper model.
Mixed reality headset
Apple’s first new product category in the next few years will appear: AR-VR headsets. Gurman says the device will have an M2 processor with 16GB of RAM accompanied by dual 8K displays.
Additionally, Apple has a number of Macs that will update in the coming months, including M2 and M2 Pro Mac minis, 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max processorsand redesigned Mac Pro with M2 Ultra and new M2 Extreme chip. Gurman said the Mac M2 is likely to appear “much faster legacy” than the Mac M1.
Apple is expected to kick off the “flood” of announcements with its iPhone 14 event in mid-September.
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