Apple fans will know that September is iPhone season. But this week, the Cupertino tech giant has officially revealed exactly when new its iPhones will be announced. Here’s everything you need to know about when the new iPhones will be unveiled, when you can order them, and when they’re expected to ship.
How Many New iPhones Will There Be?
Apple is largely expected to announce three new iPhones this year. All three will be direct successors to iPhone models released last year. Expect a 6.1-inch LCD model, a 5.8-inch OLED model and a 6.5-inch OLED model.
There’s no word on naming schemes yet, but the new devices are expected to sport significant camera upgrades, faster chips, two-way wireless charging and larger batteries, among other features.
When Will Apple Announce the New iPhone 11?
- Apple will likely announce its next batch of iPhones at a keynote event on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
- The event kicks off at 10 a.m. at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino, California.
- You will be able to live-stream the event on Apple’s website and through the Apple TV special events app.
When Can I Order the iPhone 11?
More specifically, Apple typically lets customers pre-order new iPhones exactly at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time the day they open.
Will I Be Able to Order All Three New iPhones?
Yes, it looks that way. According to most current reports, Apple will announce and actually launch all three iPhones this year in September.
That’s a break from the past couple of years. The iPhone X, unveiled in September 2017, didn’t launch until November of that year. The iPhone XR debuted in October 2018, despite being announced alongside its stablemates in September 2018.
When Will the iPhone 11 Ship?
Based on Apple’s past release patterns, you can expect the new iPhones to start shipping the week following preorders.
The iPhones will actually begin arriving on customer doorsteps Friday, Sept. 20.
Similarly, you can expect the new stable of iPhones to show up at brick-and-mortar Apple Stores and other retailers the exact same day.