Tech giant Apple has now issued official invitations to reporters and media houses for a long anticipated event on September 9. But rumours, speculations and anticipations refuse to die down here as the tech aficionados are now busy guessing what are the probable product launches which would make September 9 the biggest event of the year for the company.
If rumours are to be believed, Apple is expected to introduce the most-talked products including larger iPhone models and wearable device iWatch.
The California-based firm has organized the September 9 event in same Silicon Valley venue where 30 years ago, Apple’s late co-founder Steve Jobs took the wraps off the Macs, the computer that has served as the major breakthrough in the personal computing field. The auditorium where the event is scheduled is about 5km from its headquarters in Cupertino. The audi has the capacity to seat 2300 people, hence a bigger audience is expected to witness the biggest tech show this year.
Continuing with its secretive nature, the tech has neither disclosed its agenda for the September 9 event nor revealed about its launch list but has just summed up saying “Wish we could say more” in the media invitations mailed on Thursday (local time) to reporters and others.
The most speculated product to see September launch is a new range of iPhones with a larger screen than the regular 4-inch display of its two generations of devices.
If rumours are to be believed, the company will announce the launch of larger and smarter iPhones with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screen size. These models are expected to be more competitive against the larger smartphones, based on Google’s free Android software, made by rivals companies including Samsung Electronics.
Analysts believe a bigger-screen iPhone may boost the surging sales among phone lovers especially the Apple fans who own smaller display iPhones. At least 70 million units of the iPhone 6 are expected to be sold out within the first few months of launch.
The other device being speculated by the tech sites is the smartwatch “iWatch,” a wrist-worn computerized device that can be connected to iPads and iPhones via Bluetooth.
Analysts say even if iPhone is the biggest moneymaker for Apple, the long-awaited smartwatch hold the potential to script history for the company.
A “smartwatch” or other wearable technology could be Apple’s first foray in the health market as the device is dubbed to help monitor people’s health conditions. Besides, the device also serves as a control center for web-connected appliances and electronics at home.