It’s Wednesday, September 7th and Apple’s iPhone 7 event is about to kick off at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET.
Below we’re keeping track off all our coverage from the event with handy links to everything in our News Hub, and we’ll have pre-event coverage and the latest from inside the event in our Live Blog below that.
Check back for updates as the event unfolds.
News Hub |
- Apple unveils the new iPhone 7 & 7 Plus, preorder today, available 9/16
- Apple officially unveils ‘Apple Watch Series 2’
- Ceramic ‘Apple Watch Edition’ Series 2 starts at $1249, Apple Watch Nike+ $369-$399
- Apple announces iPhone 7 pricing & availability, pre-orders start Sept. 9, available Sept. 16
- iOS 10 will be released to the public on September 13 for iPhone and iPad
- macOS Sierra will be released on September 20 for free to Mac owners
- Apple announces new wireless Beats headphones: Solo3, Powerbeats3, BeatsX
- Apple announces truly wireless $159 AirPods for iPhone 7, automatically pair with Apple Watch and iPhone 7
- Apple announces new Apple Watch app for hikers, Viewranger
- Apple announces ‘Super Mario Run’ coming to iPhone App Store
- iWork apps get real-time collaboration, demo’d live in the keynote
- Apple expands iPhone Upgrade Program to UK and China, announces U.S. pricing
- iOS 10 GM seed is now available for developers, released publicly on September 13
- Apple seeds watchOS 3 GM for the Apple Watch to developers
- Apple seeds tvOS 10 GM for the Apple TV to developers
- macOS Sierra GM version is now available for Mac
- Apple warns new glossy Jet Black iPhone 7 finish will scratch easily, recommends using case
- Apple to sell replacement Lightning to 3.5mm headphone adapter for $9
- Apple updates iPad lineup with increased storage across the board, iPad Pro gets a price cut
Live Blog |
Sia is performing to close the event.
Availability. Preorders Sept. 9. Available Sept. 16. Get country availability here.
iPhone 7 highlights
Battery life. Apple says longest battery life ever. 1-2 more versus previous generation.
A10 Fusion four-core CPU. 40% faster than the A9 in previous generation iPhones and includes a 6-core graphics chip that’s 50% faster than A9.
Apple Pay and Apple Maps Transit features coming to Japan in October.
5 hour battery life. Charging case offers 24 hours battery
Apple also has new wireless “AirPods” as rumored.
New Lightning Earpods + Lightning to 3.5mm adapter in box…
New iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have stereo speakers
The camera app will have a new zoom function that lets users take full advantage of the zoom features on iPhone 7 Plus.
iPhone 7 Plus has a dual-camera as expected with one telephoto and one wide angle lens for much enhanced zoom.
New 12 Megapixel cameras with new quad-led True Tone flash. Optical image stabilization in all iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models
Redesigned Home button with Taptic Engine
Color options: New “Jet black”, second “black” finish with black logo, silver, gold, and rose gold
The iPhone 7 models include ew cameras, water-resistance improvements, stereo speakers, longer battery life and more. The iPhone 7 Plus includes a new dual-camera system as rumored.
Apple shows of the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models. Get all the details here.
iPhone time (for real this time). Starting with iOS 10 demos.
Series 2 and Nike Plus model starts at $369 and go on sale September 16th. First-gen (Series 1) gets the new processor and starts at $269.
Apple said Series 2 will come in aluminum, stainless steel and ceramic with no mention of previous gold Edition models.
Apple Watch Nike Plus edition.
Apple Watch 2 will launch with Hermes models.
New white ceramic finish.
New display 2x brighter than first-gen. Brightest display Apple has ever shipped.
Dual core processor up to 50% faster, new GPU with 2x graphics performance.
Improved waterproofing features. Speaker ejects water after swimming.
Pokemon Go on Apple Watch, coming before end of year.
watchOS 3 demo time
Now talking Apple Watch updates.
Real-time collaboration for iWork
Update on ConnectED program – more free kit for schools, and ‘Everyone Can Code’ initiative for kids to learn Swift.
Super Mario coming to iPhone – being demo’d on stage by Miyamoto. Can be notified when it’s available.
Apple just leaked the iPhone 7 on Twitter before its official unveiling at the event. New cameras, water-resistance improvements, stereo speakers, longer battery life and more.
Apple Music now at 17 million subscribers
Tim Cook on stage talking Carpool Karaoke launch coming to Apple Music next year
Event beginning with video of Tim Cook doing Carpool Karaoke!
10 minutes to go! Apple’s stream (in super wide 21:9 video) is now live.
The press line is starting to form out front of Bill Graham Civic Auditorium where Apple’s event will take place today.
Sun's coming up in San Francisco and we are ready for a big day! pic.twitter.com/PgLZN7ZcrQ— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) September 7, 2016
Apple’s event is scheduled to begin at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET. How to watch the live video stream.
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