Ayush Das

American tech giant Apple will be holding its next hardware event ‘FAR OUT’ on September 7 at its headquarters in Cupertino, California. The event will be live streamed on the company's website and YouTube channel. This is also the first in-person event by Apple since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic. 

Apple has designed a space-themed logo for the yearly flagship event. It is believed that the focus would be on iPhones. Apple is anticipated to launch four iPhone 14 models namely iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. 

In stark contrast to its predecessor products, the new iPhone 14 line-up will have no mini variant rather max variant has been introduced. Previously, the models of iPhones were available in mini, Base, Pro and Pro max variants. The new iPhone 14 is expected to get an updated display with a punch hole or pill-shaped display replacing the regular rectangular notch. Also, the new iPhones would have an always-on display (currently available in various android smartphones), though it is only expected to be available in the Pro models. It is also believed that the pro models will have the all new A16 Bionic chipset with the standard models retaining the A15 from last year. There can also be an upgrade in the camera setup with the resolution as high as 48 MP in the Pro variant. All models, however, will get a new autofocus front camera. 

Apple might also launch its new Apple Watch series 8 which is speculated to be available in both standard and pro variants. Apple might roll out its new IOS 16 on the same day. 

The price of iPhone 14 is rumoured to be Rs 80,000 whereas iPhone 14 Max variant is expected to cost somewhere around Rs 85,000. Likewise Apple iPhone 14 Pro is expected to cost somewhere around Rs 90,000 while the iPhone 14 Pro Max might cost around Rs 95,000. The cost might vary based on the storage capacity. Keeping in view Apple’s ‘Friday Tradition’ the new devices might go on sale from September 16. Apple might also announce new mac and iPad models on the very day.

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