According to a leaked report, Apple’s next generation of iPhones will be available for pre-order from Friday the 9th of September.
Renowned “King of the leakers” Evan Blass revealed the information in a tweet, just a few days on from predicting that the devices would be released to the public on September 16.
Confirmed: Pre-orders start on the 9th. You can extrapolate the launch event date from there. https://t.co/gwoPzIM1dI
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) July 28, 2016
Apple generally unveils its new iPhones a few days before putting them up for pre-order, suggesting the launch event will take place on either the 6th or 7th of September.
This year’s iPhones are expected to be iterative upgrades on the current 6s and 6s Plus, improving specifications and adding features but sticking with more or less the same design we’ve had since 2014. For this reason, some analysts expect the “iPhone 7” name to be held back for a big design change next year, instead calling this year’s devices the “iPhone 6SE” or similar. Either way, it won’t be long until we find out for sure…