Apple sends invites for special event on September 15.. but it might not be the iPhone 12

Apple has confirmed that its next special event will take place on Tuesday, September 15. The event will take place at the Steve Jobs Theatre at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, kicking off at 10 am local time (10:30 pm IST). This would be the first fall event that will be held virtually.

The tech giant’s invitation didn’t explicitly detail which products will debut at the event. However, it is usually in September that Apple launches its new set of devices. But given the unprecedented situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic, we don’t know whether the event will be about the iPhone and if it is indeed about the iPhone will be an actual launch event or more of a showcase on what to expect in the near future.

If a clue can be read in the invite, which is headlined Time Flies, the event could well end up focusing on the next-generation Apple Watch. The Apple timepiece could become more relevant if it is able to incorporate features that help people keep track of their health in the pandemic. For instance, the Apple Watch Series 6 could come in with the ability to monitor oxygen saturation in the blood or SpO2 tracking. Sleep tracking will be natively built-in as indicated by watchOS 7. It’s also believed that the Watch Series 6 would get an upgraded processor and improved battery life.

At the moment, the expectation is for Apple to showcase a slew of new iPhone at the September event. All indications as of now are that there will be four models and three different screen sizes, 5.4-inch iPhone 12, a 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Max, a 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, and a 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max.