What’s Still Coming in 2021 at Apple’s Second Fall Event

Apple held its “California Streaming” event yesterday to unveil new iPads, the iPhone 13 lineup, and the Apple Watch Series 7, but we’re not yet done with new products for the year.



We’re expecting a second fall event to be held in either October or November, and this event will likely focus on Macs. Below, we’ve highlighted the products that are still rumored to be launching before the end of 2021.

14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro Models

We’re overdue for a 16-inch MacBook Pro refresh, and rumors suggest that it’s coming soon. Multiple rumors have pointed towards 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with slimmer bezels and a flat-edged design that’s not too much of a departure from the current design.

The new MacBook Pro models will regain ports that have been missing since 2016, including an SD card slot and an HDMI port, which will join the headphone jack and USB-C ports.



Apple is making a return to MagSafe, and the new MacBook Pro models will use ‌MagSafe‌ ports for charging rather than a USB-C cable. Prior to 2016, MacBook Pro models used a quick-release ‌MagSafe‌ cable that prevented damage to the computer when the cord was yanked. ‌MagSafe‌ technology could bring faster charging speeds than are available with USB-C, but specific details aren’t known yet.

In addition to reintroducing ports, the MacBook Pro models are expected to do away with the Touch Bar that’s been used since 2016. Instead, Apple plans to replace the Touch Bar with a standard row of function keys.

Mini-LED display technology is a possibility, and the new MacBook Pro models may be the first Macs to gain mini-LED, which was introduced in the 2021 iPad Pro models. ‌Mini-LED‌ technology will allow for a thinner and lighter design, while offering many OLED-like benefits such as improved wide color gamut, high contrast and dynamic range, and truer blacks.

Rumors suggest the MacBook Pro models will be equipped with a faster and more powerful “M1X” chip that builds on the technology introduced with the M1. The M1X could feature a 10-core CPU with eight high-performance cores and two energy-efficient cores, along with 16-core or 32-core GPU options.

The new MacBook Pro models are expected to support up to 64GB RAM, and both may have feature parity due to Apple’s plans to use the same M1X chip for the 14 and 16-inch sizes.

M1X Mac Mini

Apple is working on a high-end version of the Mac mini that features a revamped design, and Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman said in August that a new mini would come in the “next several months.”



Because the machine is expected to use the same M1X chip that’s being introduced in the MacBook Pro models, we may see it before the end of the year.

The high-end Mac mini is expected to replace the Intel ‌Mac mini‌ that Apple is still selling, and it will likely be offered alongside the ‌M1‌ ‌Mac mini‌ introduced last year.

AirPods 3

Rumors have suggested that AirPods 3 are ready to launch, and we were expecting to see them at Apple’s September event given their link to iPhones and the Apple Watch.



That didn’t happen, so if AirPods are still coming before the end of 2021, we could see them introduced at Apple’s second fall event.

The ‌AirPods‌ 3 are expected to feature a more ‌AirPods‌ Pro-like design with shorter stems and a redesigned charging case, but they’ll continue to be available at a more affordable price point and won’t have high-end features like Active Noise Cancellation.

Mixed Reality Headset Reveal?

Back in March, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman said that Apple would announce a mixed-reality headset at an event “in the next several months.” Gurman said that Apple did not want to announce a new product like the headset at an online event and would aim for an in-person event, but that’s not going to happen in 2021.



We haven’t heard anything else about a mixed-reality headset being debuted this year, so it’s possible that Apple has decided to hold off on unveiling the product until it can indeed do so in person.

There have been endless rumors about the AR/VR headset that’s in the works, which is distinct from the Apple Glasses that are also in development. The latest rumors indicate that it will look similar to an Oculus Quest VR headset, but with a sleeker, more lightweight design. It will feature two high-resolution displays along with several cameras for tracking hand, head, and eye movement.

The headset will focus more on virtual reality than augmented reality, and it will not work on its own – it will need to tether to an iPhone for processing power.

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and sites like The Information have indicated that Apple is aiming for a 2022 launch date, so we may not see an unveiling this year since Apple can’t hold an in-person event.

In the Works But Not Coming Yet

There are also several other devices that are in development, but for the most part, launches are rumored for 2022 rather than 2021. The products below are coming, but we’re not expecting them this year.

  • MacBook Air – Rumored to have a mini-LED display, a new Apple silicon chip, and multiple color options, the MacBook Air refresh is expected in 2022.
  • iPad Air – The next-generation iPad Air may feature an OLED display and Pro-level features like 5G connectivity, LiDAR, and new cameras and speakers, but it’s not rumored to be coming until 2022.
  • AirPods Pro – Apple is working on a new version of the AirPods Pro with a stemless design and a new wireless chip, and these could come in 2022.
  • iPhone SE – There’s a new version of the iPhone SE in development, and it’s rumored for the first half of 2022. It’s expected to feature the same general design, but with an updated chip and 5G connectivity.
  • Larger iMac – There’s another iMac in the works that has a larger display and a faster Apple silicon chip, but little is known about it and it’s not expected in 2021.
  • Mac Pro – Apple is developing two versions of the Mac Pro, one of which will feature a redesigned chassis that’s smaller in size. The new ‌Mac Pro‌ models will feature high-end Apple silicon chip options with 20 or 40 computing cores, made up of 6 high-performance or 32 high-performance cores and four or eight high-efficiency cores. We don’t yet know when the new ‌Mac Pro‌ models are coming.

Event Date Speculation

Apple last year held three events, one in September, one in October, and one in November. The split last year was largely due to ‌iPhone‌ delays, which didn’t happen this year, so there may only be two fall events rather than three.

If there’s a second event, it could happen in October or November, but October is perhaps the more likely target to allow Apple to prepare for holiday sales. The last three October events that have happened have been held on the following dates: Thursday, October 27, 2016; Tuesday, October 30, 2018; and Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

The 2020 event date may have been an outlier due to Apple’s three event plan, so based on the two prior events, we could see a late October event, perhaps right around the 26th. If Apple wants to line up with the 2020 event, though, October 12 is a strong possibility, and we can’t rule out October 19th or even dates in November.

This is all just speculation, and we have no solid details yet on when the second event might happen, but there definitely appears to be one in the works. We should be hearing more in the coming weeks, allowing us to narrow down a possible event date and get more concrete information on the products that we’ll see.

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Apple held its "California Streaming" event yesterday to unveil new iPads, the iPhone 13 lineup, and the Apple Watch Series 7, but we're not yet done with new products for the year.


We're expecting a second fall event to be held in either October or November, and this event will likely focus on Macs. Below, we've highlighted the products that are still rumored to be launching before the end of 2021.

14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro Models


We're overdue for a 16-inch MacBook Pro refresh, and rumors suggest that it's coming soon. Multiple rumors have pointed towards 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with slimmer bezels and a flat-edged design that's not too much of a departure from the current design.

The new MacBook Pro models will regain ports that have been missing since 2016, including an SD card slot and an HDMI port, which will join the headphone jack and USB-C ports.


Apple is making a return to MagSafe, and the new MacBook Pro models will use ‌MagSafe‌ ports for charging rather than a USB-C cable. Prior to 2016, MacBook Pro models used a quick-release ‌MagSafe‌ cable that prevented damage to the computer when the cord was yanked. ‌MagSafe‌ technology could bring faster charging speeds than are available with USB-C, but specific details aren't known yet.

In addition to reintroducing ports, the MacBook Pro models are expected to do away with the Touch Bar that's been used since 2016. Instead, Apple plans to replace the Touch Bar with a standard row of function keys.

Mini-LED display technology is a possibility, and the new MacBook Pro models may be the first Macs to gain mini-LED, which was introduced in the 2021 iPad Pro models. ‌Mini-LED‌ technology will allow for a thinner and lighter design, while offering many OLED-like benefits such as improved wide color gamut, high contrast and dynamic range, and truer blacks.

Rumors suggest the MacBook Pro models will be equipped with a faster and more powerful "M1X" chip that builds on the technology introduced with the M1. The M1X could feature a 10-core CPU with eight high-performance cores and two energy-efficient cores, along with 16-core or 32-core GPU options.

The new MacBook Pro models are expected to support up to 64GB RAM, and both may have feature parity due to Apple's plans to use the same M1X chip for the 14 and 16-inch sizes.

M1X Mac Mini


Apple is working on a high-end version of the Mac mini that features a revamped design, and Bloomberg's Mark Gurman said in August that a new mini would come in the "next several months."


Because the machine is expected to use the same M1X chip that's being introduced in the MacBook Pro models, we may see it before the end of the year.

The high-end Mac mini is expected to replace the Intel ‌Mac mini‌ that Apple is still selling, and it will likely be offered alongside the ‌M1‌ ‌Mac mini‌ introduced last year.

AirPods 3


Rumors have suggested that AirPods 3 are ready to launch, and we were expecting to see them at Apple's September event given their link to iPhones and the Apple Watch.


That didn't happen, so if AirPods are still coming before the end of 2021, we could see them introduced at Apple's second fall event.

The ‌AirPods‌ 3 are expected to feature a more ‌AirPods‌ Pro-like design with shorter stems and a redesigned charging case, but they'll continue to be available at a more affordable price point and won't have high-end features like Active Noise Cancellation.

Mixed Reality Headset Reveal?


Back in March, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman said that Apple would announce a mixed-reality headset at an event "in the next several months." Gurman said that Apple did not want to announce a new product like the headset at an online event and would aim for an in-person event, but that's not going to happen in 2021.


We haven't heard anything else about a mixed-reality headset being debuted this year, so it's possible that Apple has decided to hold off on unveiling the product until it can indeed do so in person.

There have been endless rumors about the AR/VR headset that's in the works, which is distinct from the Apple Glasses that are also in development. The latest rumors indicate that it will look similar to an Oculus Quest VR headset, but with a sleeker, more lightweight design. It will feature two high-resolution displays along with several cameras for tracking hand, head, and eye movement.

The headset will focus more on virtual reality than augmented reality, and it will not work on its own - it will need to tether to an iPhone for processing power.

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and sites like The Information have indicated that Apple is aiming for a 2022 launch date, so we may not see an unveiling this year since Apple can't hold an in-person event.

In the Works But Not Coming Yet


There are also several other devices that are in development, but for the most part, launches are rumored for 2022 rather than 2021. The products below are coming, but we're not expecting them this year.

  • MacBook Air - Rumored to have a mini-LED display, a new Apple silicon chip, and multiple color options, the MacBook Air refresh is expected in 2022.

  • iPad Air - The next-generation iPad Air may feature an OLED display and Pro-level features like 5G connectivity, LiDAR, and new cameras and speakers, but it's not rumored to be coming until 2022.

  • AirPods Pro - Apple is working on a new version of the AirPods Pro with a stemless design and a new wireless chip, and these could come in 2022.

  • iPhone SE - There's a new version of the iPhone SE in development, and it's rumored for the first half of 2022. It's expected to feature the same general design, but with an updated chip and 5G connectivity.

  • Larger iMac - There's another iMac in the works that has a larger display and a faster Apple silicon chip, but little is known about it and it's not expected in 2021.

  • Mac Pro - Apple is developing two versions of the Mac Pro, one of which will feature a redesigned chassis that's smaller in size. The new ‌Mac Pro‌ models will feature high-end Apple silicon chip options with 20 or 40 computing cores, made up of 6 high-performance or 32 high-performance cores and four or eight high-efficiency cores. We don't yet know when the new ‌Mac Pro‌ models are coming.


Event Date Speculation


Apple last year held three events, one in September, one in October, and one in November. The split last year was largely due to ‌iPhone‌ delays, which didn't happen this year, so there may only be two fall events rather than three.

If there's a second event, it could happen in October or November, but October is perhaps the more likely target to allow Apple to prepare for holiday sales. The last three October events that have happened have been held on the following dates: Thursday, October 27, 2016; Tuesday, October 30, 2018; and Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

The 2020 event date may have been an outlier due to Apple's three event plan, so based on the two prior events, we could see a late October event, perhaps right around the 26th. If Apple wants to line up with the 2020 event, though, October 12 is a strong possibility, and we can't rule out October 19th or even dates in November.

This is all just speculation, and we have no solid details yet on when the second event might happen, but there definitely appears to be one in the works. We should be hearing more in the coming weeks, allowing us to narrow down a possible event date and get more concrete information on the products that we'll see.
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iPad Air Now the Only iPad in Apple’s Lineup That Lacks 12MP Ultra Wide Front Camera With Center Stage

Yesterday during Apple’s virtual “California streaming” event, Apple debuted a refreshed ninth-generation entry-level iPad ($329) and a redesigned sixth-generation iPad mini ($499). Like the iPad Pro, both devices include a 12-megapixel Ultra Wide front camera enabling Center Stage, which makes the iPad Air ($579) the only tablet in Apple’s lineup that lacks this feature.



Center Stage is a feature that automatically keeps users perfectly framed during video calls, and it does this by using the much larger field of view of the Ultra Wide front camera.

As users move around, Center Stage automatically pans to keep them in the shot. When other people join in on the call, the camera detects them too, and smoothly zooms out to fit everyone into the view and make sure they are part of the conversation.

Apple debuted the feature in April with the latest ‌iPad Pro‌. At the time, it was thought the machine learning capabilities of Apple’s M1 chip were required to power the feature, but given that the new iPad and iPad mini use A13 and A15 Bionic chips, respectively, that’s patently not the case.

The current ‌iPad Air‌, which debuted in September 2020, has an A14 Bionic processor, but only a f/2.0, 7-megapixel front-facing FaceTime HD Camera for selfies and video calls, making it incompatible with Center Stage. The ‌iPad Air‌ is in its mid-product cycle, however, so it’s likely to get the 12-megapixel Ultra Wide front camera in a refresh, perhaps early next year.

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Yesterday during Apple's virtual "California streaming" event, Apple debuted a refreshed ninth-generation entry-level iPad ($329) and a redesigned sixth-generation iPad mini ($499). Like the iPad Pro, both devices include a 12-megapixel Ultra Wide front camera enabling Center Stage, which makes the iPad Air ($579) the only tablet in Apple's lineup that lacks this feature.


Center Stage is a feature that automatically keeps users perfectly framed during video calls, and it does this by using the much larger field of view of the Ultra Wide front camera.

As users move around, Center Stage automatically pans to keep them in the shot. When other people join in on the call, the camera detects them too, and smoothly zooms out to fit everyone into the view and make sure they are part of the conversation.

Apple debuted the feature in April with the latest ‌iPad Pro‌. At the time, it was thought the machine learning capabilities of Apple's M1 chip were required to power the feature, but given that the new iPad and iPad mini use A13 and A15 Bionic chips, respectively, that's patently not the case.

The current ‌iPad Air‌, which debuted in September 2020, has an A14 Bionic processor, but only a f/2.0, 7-megapixel front-facing FaceTime HD Camera for selfies and video calls, making it incompatible with Center Stage. The ‌iPad Air‌ is in its mid-product cycle, however, so it's likely to get the 12-megapixel Ultra Wide front camera in a refresh, perhaps early next year.
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Everything Announced at Today’s Apple Event

Apple today held its annual iPhone-centric event, introducing the iPhone 13 mini, ‌iPhone 13‌, ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro, and ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro Max. We also got a look at the new Apple Watch Series 7 and were surprised with the new ninth-generation low-cost iPad and the iPad mini 6.

It took Apple an hour and twenty minutes to introduce the new devices during the “California Streaming” event, but we’ve recapped all of the announcements in a seven-minute video for our readers who want a no-frills but thorough overview of everything that’s new.

All of our event coverage is also available below. Make sure to check out our articles so you don’t miss any details about Apple’s newest products.

iPhone 13 Lineup

Apple Watch Series 7

iPad mini 6

iPad 9

Software

Accessories

Apple Fitness+

Other Announcements

The ‌iPad mini 6‌ and the low-cost ‌iPad‌ can be pre-ordered starting today, while the ‌iPhone 13‌ models will be available for pre-order this Friday with launches of both to follow on September 24. The ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ will be available later this fall.

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Apple today held its annual iPhone-centric event, introducing the iPhone 13 mini, ‌iPhone 13‌, ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro, and ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro Max. We also got a look at the new Apple Watch Series 7 and were surprised with the new ninth-generation low-cost iPad and the iPad mini 6.


It took Apple an hour and twenty minutes to introduce the new devices during the "California Streaming" event, but we've recapped all of the announcements in a seven-minute video for our readers who want a no-frills but thorough overview of everything that's new.

All of our event coverage is also available below. Make sure to check out our articles so you don't miss any details about Apple's newest products.

iPhone 13 Lineup



Apple Watch Series 7



iPad mini 6



iPad 9



Software



Accessories



Apple Fitness+



Other Announcements



The ‌iPad mini 6‌ and the low-cost ‌iPad‌ can be pre-ordered starting today, while the ‌iPhone 13‌ models will be available for pre-order this Friday with launches of both to follow on September 24. The ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ will be available later this fall.
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iPhone 13 Models Are Heavier and Thicker Than iPhone 12 Models

Apple’s iPhone 13 models are nearly identical in design to the iPhone 12 models, but there are some slight differences in weight and thickness.



All of the ‌iPhone 13‌ models are heavier than their ‌iPhone 12‌ counterparts, likely due to the larger batteries that are inside and the thickness increase. Weight comparisons are below.

  • ‌iPhone 13‌ mini – 141 grams vs. 135 grams
  • ‌iPhone 13‌ – 174 grams vs. 164 grams
  • ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro – 204 grams vs. 189 grams
  • ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro Max – 240 grams vs. 228 grams

The ‌iPhone 13‌ models are a bit thicker than the iPhone 12 Pro models, which is in line with what we were expecting from rumors. All of the ‌iPhone 13‌ models are 7.65mm thick, up from 7.4mm for the ‌iPhone 12‌ lineup.

Height and width of the new models are the same compared to the ‌iPhone 12‌, but the change in thickness and the new design for the cameras for some models will mean the iPhone 12 cases likely won’t fit ‌iPhone 13‌ models.

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Apple's iPhone 13 models are nearly identical in design to the iPhone 12 models, but there are some slight differences in weight and thickness.


All of the ‌iPhone 13‌ models are heavier than their ‌iPhone 12‌ counterparts, likely due to the larger batteries that are inside and the thickness increase. Weight comparisons are below.

  • ‌iPhone 13‌ mini - 141 grams vs. 135 grams

  • ‌iPhone 13‌ - 174 grams vs. 164 grams

  • ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro - 204 grams vs. 189 grams

  • ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro Max - 240 grams vs. 228 grams


The ‌iPhone 13‌ models are a bit thicker than the iPhone 12 Pro models, which is in line with what we were expecting from rumors. All of the ‌iPhone 13‌ models are 7.65mm thick, up from 7.4mm for the ‌iPhone 12‌ lineup.

Height and width of the new models are the same compared to the ‌iPhone 12‌, but the change in thickness and the new design for the cameras for some models will mean the iPhone 12 cases likely won't fit ‌iPhone 13‌ models.
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Samsung Takes Jab at Apple After Finally Including ProMotion Displays in iPhone 13 Pro

Following the launch of the iPhone 13 Pro and ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro Max earlier today, which features ProMotion displays with a variable 120Hz refresh rate, Samsung has come out in an apparent jab to Apple for being late to join the wider industry in adopting higher refresh displays.



In a tweet as the Apple event was underway earlier today, the official Samsung Mobile account tweeted “We’ve been refreshing at 120Hz for a while now…” While Apple has been widely rumored to adopt ProMotion in its iPhone over the past few years, Samsung has only just recently adopted a 120Hz refresh rate.

We’ve been refreshing at 120Hz for a while now…

— Samsung Mobile US (@SamsungMobileUS) September 14, 2021

The first flagship Samsung smartphone to adopt a 120Hz refresh rate was the Galaxy S20, released in March of 2020, meaning Samsung may be slightly exaggerating the timeline in its tweet.

The ‌‌iPhone 13‌‌ Pro and ‌‌iPhone 13‌‌ Pro Max, alongside the ‌‌iPhone 13‌‌ and ‌‌iPhone 13‌‌ mini, feature smaller notches, faster performance, and improved cameras. Catch up on all the announcements from Apple’s event today right here on our website.

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Following the launch of the iPhone 13 Pro and ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro Max earlier today, which features ProMotion displays with a variable 120Hz refresh rate, Samsung has come out in an apparent jab to Apple for being late to join the wider industry in adopting higher refresh displays.


In a tweet as the Apple event was underway earlier today, the official Samsung Mobile account tweeted "We’ve been refreshing at 120Hz for a while now..." While Apple has been widely rumored to adopt ProMotion in its iPhone over the past few years, Samsung has only just recently adopted a 120Hz refresh rate.


The first flagship Samsung smartphone to adopt a 120Hz refresh rate was the Galaxy S20, released in March of 2020, meaning Samsung may be slightly exaggerating the timeline in its tweet.

The ‌‌iPhone 13‌‌ Pro and ‌‌iPhone 13‌‌ Pro Max, alongside the ‌‌iPhone 13‌‌ and ‌‌iPhone 13‌‌ mini, feature smaller notches, faster performance, and improved cameras. Catch up on all the announcements from Apple's event today right here on our website.
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Cellular Carriers Begin Sharing Deals and Offers Coming to iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro

With the imminent launch of brand new iPhone models, cellular carriers are already beginning to share various offers that should help save you money when buying the iPhone 13.


AT&T

Starting with AT&T, new and existing AT&T customers will have the opportunity to get a new iPhone 13 Pro or iPhone 13 mini at no cost, with an eligible trade in and on an unlimited cellular plan.

Under this deal, the iPhone 13 Pro costs $0, the iPhone 13 mini costs $0, the iPhone 13 Pro Max costs $99, and the iPhone 13 costs $99. You can also get $200 off the Apple Watch Series 7 when purchasing two at once.

The new iPhone 13 mini for $0 requires a qualifying trade in value of $95 or greater, which includes iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and various Android devices.

The new iPhone 13 Pro for $0 requires a qualifying trade in value of $180 or greater, which includes iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max.

Verizon

At Verizon, current and new customers can get up to $800 off the iPhone 13 lineup with select trade in offers and on select unlimited plans. If you’re switching to Verizon, you can get up to $500 to help cover the cost of switching, for a total of up to $1,300 off new models.

If you purchase an iPhone 13 on a Verizon device payment plan, you can get up to $250 off select iPads or $150 off select Apple Watches. Apple Music is also included in the Get More Unlimited Plan, while all other plans have six months of Apple Music at no cost.

T-Mobile/Sprint

Although T-Mobile hasn’t officially shared details about its upcoming iPhone 13 offers, Mark Gurman tweeted about one deal coming to the carrier when iPhone 13 orders open. You’ll be able to get up to $1,290 total credit when trading in an iPhone 12 Pro Max, which you can put towards a new iPhone 13 or iPhone 13 Pro model.

This T-Mobile deal is amazing. “Trade in iPhone 12 Pro Max: Get up to $1290 in total credit. That’s $790 in Apple trade-in credit, plus your qualifying bill credit.”

— Mark Gurman (@markgurman) September 14, 2021

Apple Trade-In

With the launch of the iPhone 13, Apple has also made iPhone 12 family devices eligible for trade in on its Apple Trade In web page.

You can get up to $790 for iPhone 12 Pro Max, up to $640 for iPhone 12 Pro, up to $530 for iPhone 12, and up to $400 for iPhone 12 mini.

We’ve got plenty more coverage of today’s “California Streaming” event, including dedicated posts on the new Apple Watch Series 7, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPad, and iPad mini.

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With the imminent launch of brand new iPhone models, cellular carriers are already beginning to share various offers that should help save you money when buying the iPhone 13.


AT&T


Starting with AT&T, new and existing AT&T customers will have the opportunity to get a new iPhone 13 Pro or iPhone 13 mini at no cost, with an eligible trade in and on an unlimited cellular plan.

Under this deal, the iPhone 13 Pro costs $0, the iPhone 13 mini costs $0, the iPhone 13 Pro Max costs $99, and the iPhone 13 costs $99. You can also get $200 off the Apple Watch Series 7 when purchasing two at once.

The new iPhone 13 mini for $0 requires a qualifying trade in value of $95 or greater, which includes iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and various Android devices.

The new iPhone 13 Pro for $0 requires a qualifying trade in value of $180 or greater, which includes iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max.

Verizon


At Verizon, current and new customers can get up to $800 off the iPhone 13 lineup with select trade in offers and on select unlimited plans. If you're switching to Verizon, you can get up to $500 to help cover the cost of switching, for a total of up to $1,300 off new models.

If you purchase an iPhone 13 on a Verizon device payment plan, you can get up to $250 off select iPads or $150 off select Apple Watches. Apple Music is also included in the Get More Unlimited Plan, while all other plans have six months of Apple Music at no cost.

T-Mobile/Sprint


Although T-Mobile hasn't officially shared details about its upcoming iPhone 13 offers, Mark Gurman tweeted about one deal coming to the carrier when iPhone 13 orders open. You'll be able to get up to $1,290 total credit when trading in an iPhone 12 Pro Max, which you can put towards a new iPhone 13 or iPhone 13 Pro model.

Apple Trade-In


With the launch of the iPhone 13, Apple has also made iPhone 12 family devices eligible for trade in on its Apple Trade In web page.

You can get up to $790 for iPhone 12 Pro Max, up to $640 for iPhone 12 Pro, up to $530 for iPhone 12, and up to $400 for iPhone 12 mini.

We've got plenty more coverage of today's "California Streaming" event, including dedicated posts on the new Apple Watch Series 7, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPad, and iPad mini.

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Apple’s ‘California Streaming’ Event Now Available on YouTube and Events Website

For those that missed Apple’s California Streaming event this morning, the full hour and 20 minute long keynote can be watched both on YouTube and through Apple’s Events website.

Apple also debuted several new videos during the event, which have also been uploaded to YouTube separately. The videos feature the iPhone 13 Pro, ‌iPhone 13‌, iPad mini, and Apple Watch Series 7, along with highlights on the ‌iPhone 13‌ cameras, Apple Fitness+, and more.

The iPad mini 6 and the new ninth-generation iPad can be pre-ordered today, while pre-orders for the new ‌iPhone 13‌ models will start on Friday. The ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ will launch later this fall.

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For those that missed Apple's California Streaming event this morning, the full hour and 20 minute long keynote can be watched both on YouTube and through Apple's Events website.



Apple also debuted several new videos during the event, which have also been uploaded to YouTube separately. The videos feature the iPhone 13 Pro, ‌iPhone 13‌, iPad mini, and Apple Watch Series 7, along with highlights on the ‌iPhone 13‌ cameras, Apple Fitness+, and more.



















The iPad mini 6 and the new ninth-generation iPad can be pre-ordered today, while pre-orders for the new ‌iPhone 13‌ models will start on Friday. The ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ will launch later this fall.
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Here Are All the New Bands and Cases Apple Just Released for Apple Watch Series 7, iPhone 13, and iPad

Apple today announced the Apple Watch Series 7, iPhone 13, ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro, iPad, and iPad mini, all of which now have brand new corresponding accessories live on Apple.com. All of the accessories are available to order today.

Apple Watch

Starting with new Apple Watch bands, you’ll find seven new Solo Loop colors: English Lavender, Chalk Pink, Marigold, Clover, Dark Cherry, Abyss Blue, and Starlight. These cost $49.00.



New Braided Solo Loop colors include: Maize, (PRODUCT)Red, Dark Cherry, English Lavender, and Abyss Blue. These cost $99.00.



Regular Sport Band options now include: Clover, Marigold, Dark Cherry, English Lavender, Abyss Blue, (PRODUCT)Red, Starlight, and Midnight. These cost $49.00.



Sport Loop options expand to include: Maize/White, Pink Pomelo/Tan, Abyss Blue/Moss Green, Dark Cherry/Forest Green, (PRODUCT)Red, and Tornado/Gray. These cost $49.00.



New Nike Sport Band colors are: Olive Gray/Cargo Khaki, Magic Ember/Crimson Bliss, and Midnight Navy/Mystic Navy. These cost $49.00.



There are also now Nike Sport Loop bands in three designs: Cargo Khaki, Summit White, and Black. These cost $49.00.



For the higher-end options, Leather Link now comes in: Golden Brown, Dark Cherry, Sequoia, and Midnight. These cost $99.00.



Modern Buckle now comes in: Wisteria, Chalk, and Midnight. These cost $149.00.


iPhone

You can expect the typical lineup of Silicone and Leather Cases for the new iPhones as well. Starting with the ‌iPhone 13‌, Silicone Cases come in: Marigold, Clover, Chalk Pink, Abyss Blue, Pink Pomelo, Midnight, Blue Jay, and (PRODUCT)Red. These cost $49.00.



There are slightly fewer Leather Case options for ‌iPhone 13‌: Dark Cherry, Golden Brown, Sequoia Green, Midnight, and Wisteria. These cost $59.00.



For the ‌iPhone 13‌ mini, you’ll find Silicone Cases and Leather Cases in the exact same color options and at the same prices as the ‌iPhone 13‌.

Moving to the ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro, again you’ll find the same color options for Silicone Cases and Leather Cases. Similarly, the ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro Max has the same colors in Silicone Cases and Leather Cases.

There are new Leather Wallets with MagSafe, including: Golden Brown, Dark Cherry, Sequoia Green, Midnight, and Wisteria. These cost $59.00.



You’ll also find a Clear Case for every new ‌iPhone 13‌ model, all priced at $49.00.

iPad

The Smart Cover for the 9th generation iPad only comes in one new color: English Lavender.



The Smart Folio for iPad mini has one more option: English Lavender and Dark Cherry.

AirTag

Lastly, Apple refreshed the AirTag Leather Key Ring with some of the new colors seen on the ‌iPhone 13‌ line. These include: Wisteria, Golden Brown, and Midnight.



We’ve got plenty more coverage of today’s “California Streaming” event, including dedicated posts on the new Apple Watch Series 7, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPad, and iPad mini.

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Apple today announced the Apple Watch Series 7, iPhone 13, ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro, iPad, and iPad mini, all of which now have brand new corresponding accessories live on Apple.com. All of the accessories are available to order today.

Apple Watch


Starting with new Apple Watch bands, you'll find seven new Solo Loop colors: English Lavender, Chalk Pink, Marigold, Clover, Dark Cherry, Abyss Blue, and Starlight. These cost $49.00.


New Braided Solo Loop colors include: Maize, (PRODUCT)Red, Dark Cherry, English Lavender, and Abyss Blue. These cost $99.00.


Regular Sport Band options now include: Clover, Marigold, Dark Cherry, English Lavender, Abyss Blue, (PRODUCT)Red, Starlight, and Midnight. These cost $49.00.


Sport Loop options expand to include: Maize/White, Pink Pomelo/Tan, Abyss Blue/Moss Green, Dark Cherry/Forest Green, (PRODUCT)Red, and Tornado/Gray. These cost $49.00.


New Nike Sport Band colors are: Olive Gray/Cargo Khaki, Magic Ember/Crimson Bliss, and Midnight Navy/Mystic Navy. These cost $49.00.


There are also now Nike Sport Loop bands in three designs: Cargo Khaki, Summit White, and Black. These cost $49.00.


For the higher-end options, Leather Link now comes in: Golden Brown, Dark Cherry, Sequoia, and Midnight. These cost $99.00.


Modern Buckle now comes in: Wisteria, Chalk, and Midnight. These cost $149.00.


iPhone


You can expect the typical lineup of Silicone and Leather Cases for the new iPhones as well. Starting with the ‌iPhone 13‌, Silicone Cases come in: Marigold, Clover, Chalk Pink, Abyss Blue, Pink Pomelo, Midnight, Blue Jay, and (PRODUCT)Red. These cost $49.00.


There are slightly fewer Leather Case options for ‌iPhone 13‌: Dark Cherry, Golden Brown, Sequoia Green, Midnight, and Wisteria. These cost $59.00.


For the ‌iPhone 13‌ mini, you'll find Silicone Cases and Leather Cases in the exact same color options and at the same prices as the ‌iPhone 13‌.

Moving to the ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro, again you'll find the same color options for Silicone Cases and Leather Cases. Similarly, the ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro Max has the same colors in Silicone Cases and Leather Cases.

There are new Leather Wallets with MagSafe, including: Golden Brown, Dark Cherry, Sequoia Green, Midnight, and Wisteria. These cost $59.00.


You'll also find a Clear Case for every new ‌iPhone 13‌ model, all priced at $49.00.

iPad


The Smart Cover for the 9th generation iPad only comes in one new color: English Lavender.


The Smart Folio for iPad mini has one more option: English Lavender and Dark Cherry.

AirTag


Lastly, Apple refreshed the AirTag Leather Key Ring with some of the new colors seen on the ‌iPhone 13‌ line. These include: Wisteria, Golden Brown, and Midnight.


We've got plenty more coverage of today's "California Streaming" event, including dedicated posts on the new Apple Watch Series 7, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPad, and iPad mini.
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Apple Watch Series 7 Features Exclusive Watch Faces Including Modular Max, World Timer, Continuum, and More

Coinciding with the new Apple Watch Series 7 debut, Apple has unveiled some new watch faces that will be exclusive to the new model.



Amongst the new faces are Modular Max, World Timer, Contour Face, and Nike Bounce, the latter of which is exclusive to the Series 7 Nike edition.



The Modular Max displays the digital time alongside a single complication, and includes longer complications that display across the screen below, which can show information like the day of the week, outside temperature, heart rate, activity, or quick access to an app.



The Continuum watch face shows the flow of time around the edges and the current hour, while the World Timer lets users see all 24 time zones simultaneously, thanks to an external dial that shows the time zones and an inner dial that shows the time in each location.



The new Nike Bounce watch face dynamically animates with a tap of the screen, a scroll of the Digital Crown, or a move of the wrist. Apple says it pairs well with the refreshed Nike Sport Loop, which features the Nike Swoosh and logo text incorporated into the weave of the band. Meanwhile, the Hermes version has numbers that change hour by hour.



‌Apple says that the price of the ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌‌ starts at $399 and the new model will be available later this fall. For more on the Series 7 model, check out Apple’s original announcement.

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Coinciding with the new Apple Watch Series 7 debut, Apple has unveiled some new watch faces that will be exclusive to the new model.


Amongst the new faces are Modular Max, World Timer, Contour Face, and Nike Bounce, the latter of which is exclusive to the Series 7 Nike edition.


The Modular Max displays the digital time alongside a single complication, and includes longer complications that display across the screen below, which can show information like the day of the week, outside temperature, heart rate, activity, or quick access to an app.


The Continuum watch face shows the flow of time around the edges and the current hour, while the World Timer lets users see all 24 time zones simultaneously, thanks to an external dial that shows the time zones and an inner dial that shows the time in each location.


The new Nike Bounce watch face dynamically animates with a tap of the screen, a scroll of the Digital Crown, or a move of the wrist. Apple says it pairs well with the refreshed Nike Sport Loop, which features the Nike Swoosh and logo text incorporated into the weave of the band. Meanwhile, the Hermes version has numbers that change hour by hour.


‌Apple says that the price of the ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌‌ starts at $399 and the new model will be available later this fall. For more on the Series 7 model, check out Apple's original announcement.
Related Roundup: Apple Watch Series 6
Related Forum: Apple Watch

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Apple Watch Series 7 Larger Display Allows for Full On-Screen Keyboard

Thanks to the larger display on the Apple Watch Series 7, users can now use a full keyboard right on their wrist. Users will be able to tap or slide across letters to type, in which case watchOS will use “machine learning to predict the word you’re typing.”



The new ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌, which comes in larger 41mm and 45mm sizes, features larger displays compared to the Series 6 thanks to smaller bezels.

Alongside a full keyboard, Apple says it has redesigned the buttons and menus across watchOS to make it easier to tap on the larger displays. Due to reported production issues, the ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ will be available later this fall, with no specific date currently given.

Related Roundup: Apple Watch Series 6
Buyer’s Guide: Apple Watch (Don’t Buy)
Related Forum: Apple Watch

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Thanks to the larger display on the Apple Watch Series 7, users can now use a full keyboard right on their wrist. Users will be able to tap or slide across letters to type, in which case watchOS will use "machine learning to predict the word you’re typing."


The new ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌, which comes in larger 41mm and 45mm sizes, features larger displays compared to the Series 6 thanks to smaller bezels.

Alongside a full keyboard, Apple says it has redesigned the buttons and menus across watchOS to make it easier to tap on the larger displays. Due to reported production issues, the ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ will be available later this fall, with no specific date currently given.
Related Roundup: Apple Watch Series 6
Related Forum: Apple Watch

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