Apple has officially confirmed the most anticipated Apple Event 2020 to be held on October 13. The iPhone 12 event is scheduled to start at 10 am PT. Quite similar to the WWDC 2020 as well as the “Time Flies” event from September, the even for the latest iPhone 12 announcement will be digital-only and the ‘Hi, Speed’ iPhone 12 event live streaming will be available at apple.com as soon as the proceedings begin at the Apple Park. “Hi, Speed” tagline is what the Apple is teasing this event with.
Apple October 2020 Event Details
The October 2020 event will be the second Apple event inside a month. A virtual event was held on September 15 where Apple had announced its newest Apple Watch SE and the Apple Watch Series 6 hardware besides an upgraded iPad Air, the 8th gen iPad, Apple One services bundle, and Apple Fitness+.
Now, the October 2020 event is being teased with the tagline “Hi, Speed” which clearly indicates that the new iPhone 12, which is set to feature a faster A14 processor and 5G connectivity, will be announced at this event. The event graphic features circular rings resembling the Siri interface while there are rumors of the smaller HomePod coming up as well. Other than that, the Apple event invite doesn’t offer any relevant hints on what Apple might be planning to announce at this upcoming event.
Apple’s October event live streaming will be available on the official Apple website, through the Apple TV application, and also on YouTube most probably. We’ll share further details in due course about how to watch Apple Event October 2020 live.
Apple iPhone 12 – What To Expect?
As expected, the Apple October event will primarily be focusing on the new iPhone 12 line. Apple will likely be unveiling 4 new iPhone 12 models for this year: a 5.4” iPhone 12, a 6.1” iPhone 12 Max, a 6.1” iPhone 12 Pro, and a 6.7” iPhone 12 Pro Max. The camera technology used in these variants is the primary differentiating factor for them.
The 5.4” iPhone 12 as well as the 6.1” iPhone 12 Max will likely feature the dual-lens cameras towards the rear. The iPhone 12 Pro and the iPhone 12 Pro Max, on the other hand, will come with triple-lens camera arrays on their back and will feature a novel LiDAR Scanner too.
Some other salient features that are expected to come in this new iPhone 12 line include the OLED displays and the 5G connectivity across all the variants. Besides, the new iPhone 12 line is reported to come with support for mmWave 5G and sub-6GHz 5G. As far as the design goes, the new devices will likely be coming with flat edges resembling the older iPhone 4, iPhone 5, and the newest iPad Pro models.
When it comes to branding, this year’s iPhone line will most likely come with the following names:
- iPhone 12 Mini: the 5.4” variant
- iPhone 12: the 6.1” variant
- iPhone 12 Pro: the 6.1” variant
- iPhone 12 Pro Max: the 6.7” variant
While the Cupertino-based smartphone manufacturer is set to announce its new iPhone 12 line during the October 2020 Apple Event, it doesn’t imply that all the four variants will arrive in October. Currently, reports show that Apple plans on a staggered iPhone 12 release schedule where some of the models might not potentially be arriving until November.
Other than the iPhone 12 line coming up during the October event 2020, Apple might also announce the new AirPods Studio over-ear headphones, Apple TV and Siri Remote, AirTag item trackers, and news related to the Apple Silicon transition for Mac.
So, what’s the most exciting thing for you about the Apple’s iPhone 12 event? What’s that you’re anticipating the most at the October 2020 Apple event? Do share your thoughts in comments.