Apple Far Out event: In good news for Apple fans around the world, the US-based tech giant Apple on Wednesday officially announced its flagship product launch event for this year that will take place on September 7. Called ‘Far Out,’ the event will showcase new iPhone 14 lineup – iPhone 14, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max, Watches Series 8 and other products. Greg Joswiak, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing at Apple Inc took to micro-blogging site Twitter and released a teaser poster of the event.
This will be an in-person event at Apple’s Cupertino campus in the US, the company’s first big event to take place since the two years of the pandemic. Apple will also stream the launch event online on all its social media platforms and website including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and more. The media invite also shows the message, “ Far out” with Apple logo hinting the the launch new products at this event. The Apple iPhone 14 series launch event will start from 10:00 AM PT (10:30 PM IST).
— Greg Joswiak (@gregjoz) August 24, 2022
According to MacRumors, the iPhone 14 Series will be made available for pre-booking from September 9. At the same time, the sale of this series will start on September 16. The next-generation iPhone 14, to be produced in India around two months after its China production, will see four models a 6.1-inch iPhone 14, a new 6.7-inch iPhone 14, a 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro and and a 6.7 iPhone 14 Pro Max, according to IANS Apple’s upcoming iPhone 14 base model is rumoured to cost $799, which is the same price as the iPhone 13. The tech giant has likely discontinued the 5.4-inch iPhone mini this year.
While the Pro models will be powered by the A16 Bionic chipset, the non-Pro models will retain the A15 chip.The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will combine a circular hole-punch cutout and a pill-shaped cutout for their camera setup and Face ID functionality. A recent report said that Samsung Display will be applying different grades of materials on the OLED panels it will manufacture for the upcoming iPhone 14 series depending on the model tiers.
It will use its latest and most advanced material set for the higher tier iPhone 14 models, while it will use its prior generation set for the lower tier ones. The move is being made to save costs. The standard iPhone 14 models are expected to get few changes, but the iPhone 14 Pro models will include updated camera technology.
As per the reports, there are three Apple Watch 8 models in the line, including the new Apple Watch Series 8, a refreshed Apple Watch SE, and an all-new rugged version that is expected to feature a larger body, updated design and a rugged build.