There are rumors that Apple will host an event at the end of March when it will introduce new devices such as "iPhone 9" (or "iPhone SE 2), it could be the fourth generation iPad Pro and the update to the MacBook Pro, Apple TV, in addition to the advent of AirTag tracking accessories.
However, the future is hopeless. COVID-19 causes many presentations and technical events to be canceled. First up was the MWC held in Barcelona, but then it was also Facebook F8, Microsoft Ignite, Adobe Summit, Google I / O who have canceled their appointments and attendees, arriving sometimes in preparation to broadcast
Apple has also been one of those affected. In China they have closed both their stores and device producing services temporarily Other Apple stores in Italy will also close, though it's only a weekend. While there are still a few months left in the WWDC, it may have also been canceled.
Although the information about "iPhone 9" you have stored it on the assembly line at the beginning of February Having a few million units ready for the end of March and early April, COVID-19 is likely to interfere with the plans of Californians. However, the publication of Taiwan's DigiTimes confirms that the terminal has entered the final production phase.
Will there be an event in March?
If Apple had planned to run the event in March, it would have been he may cancel Given the circumstances. I can announce new devices for presentation at to broadcast, which is the way most users are used to seeing for the first time legally.
DigiTimes says industry sources confirm that the new iPhone that Apple will launch in a few weeks has reached the final production stage at the Zhengzhou assembly building in China. This is the step where the units are certified to make sure they are built correctly.
The "iPhone 9" (or "iPhone SE 2") would be cheaper than other phones available in the product catalog, there are rumors of a starting price of about $ 399. It can be considered an iPhone 8 update, as it can have a similar design. Its screen will also feature a 4.7 "IPS LCD Retina with a 12 MP camera.
Via | MacRumors