Rumors about the Apple’s next-generation iPhone have been going on for months but it’s hugely expected that Apple will unveil its next-gen flagship phone by the September 9 in its next iPhone launch event in San Francisco. Apple has send out the invite to the media, inviting them to attend its next iPhone launch event in San Francisco. Everything is scheduled to go down 9 September at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium – a new venue for Apple.
In the actual invite, which sports bright colours reminiscent from from iOS 7/8, the company teased: “Hey, Siri, give us a hint”. That suggests Apple’s personal digital assistant might be a big focus.
Other Big Announcement That Might Happen
Apple will likely also announce when iOS 9 and WatchOS 2 will roll out. All of this is slated to kick off at 10am PST. Developers were offered early access to a beta version of iOS back in June when Apple unveiled iOS 9 at its Worldwide Developers Conference. In July, Apple made the beta available to the masses,the first time the company has offered the public a sneak preview of it’s major upgrade to its mobile OS.
According to 9to5mac.com their are reports from multiple sources that the iPhone 6S will incorporate motion graphics on its lock screen, similar to the animations featured on the Apple Watch.
It was in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that Apple included support for NFC, and more recently in the Apple Watch. The increasing penetration of Apple Pay,is boosting the rumors of an NFC upgrade; 9to5mac.com suggests that the next iPhone will include new NFC hardware that integrates a “secure element processor,” which could potentially eliminate the need for a separate chip dedicated to that task.
As rumerod iOS 9 might features a new low-power mode that could boost the existing iPhone’s battery life by up to 3 hours perhaps Apple can squeeze out even more efficiency in the 6S with some hardware tweaks.
There is a particularly durable rumor about an iPhone with a sapphire display, which would offer a higher degree of scratch and shatter-resistance than the current models’ Gorilla Glass. (The higher-end Apple Watch models have sapphire crystals.)Meanwhile, the next iPhone could also borrow display technology from the Apple Watch: OLED. That would provide best-in-class black levels, contrast and colors found on a growing assortment of smartphones (including the Samsung Galaxy S6), rather than the LCD technology used on current iPhones’ Retina displays.