It so happened that the spring presentation, Apple did not have a recurrence, so that in Cupertino are preparing at this time hard to say. However, the company has sufficient products to upgrade, so something interesting is clearly going to see the light. We gathered all the predictions and leaks about what will show “Apple” giant, later this month.
What Apple products has demonstrated previously in the spring? Last year, the main premiere of steel iPhone SE 9.7 inch iPad Pro and new straps for the Apple Watch. A year earlier the company showed the world a 12-inch MacBook, the third-generation Apple TV, updated MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, as well as revealed details about the first Apple Watch. In 2014 and 2013, Apple held a spring presentation.
Rumors have traditionally attracted a lot of attention to the event. What can represent the “Apple” of the company later this month? There are a few products that have long been expecting the updates.
At the moment, the iPad series includes iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 4, iPad Air 2, a 9.7-inch iPad Pro and 12-inch iPad Pro. The last iPad came out almost a year ago and the technical characteristics are not much different from its predecessor that was introduced in the fall of 2016. For comparison, the old iPad mini 2 runs on Apple A7 processor, which is also mounted in the iPhone 5s.
It is expected that the new 10.5-inch tablet Apple get rid of the frame around the screen that will allow you to maximize the display while maintaining the dimensions of the body. Also expected update to 9.7 – and 12-inch iPad models.
According to the latest rumors, the 10.5 – and 12-inch iPad will not be available until may or even June. Recall that the delivery of the first iPad Pro began a few months after the presentation, so it is likely that this time the tablet in a new form factor debuts with a delay.
Apple’s plans about iPhone at the spring presentation to disclose easier. Usually flagship smartphone comes out, and 2017 will probably not be an exception. However, last year in March, was announced the 4-inch iPhone SE, received the same “stuffing” as the iPhone 6s and the design of the iPhone 5s. At the moment the device is available with 16 or 64 GB of internal memory. According to rumors, Apple will Supplement the iPhone line SE model with 128 GB of flash memory.
For the first time in the history of the updates and can relate to the current flagship. In the Network appeared information about the plans of Apple to release the iPhone 7 in the new red color. The intent of the manufacturer, it will help to bolster sales of smartphones in the II and III quarters.
If we talk about computers, it’s likely that Apple will introduce new iMac with Retina display.
In the fall of 2016, the company announced a new MacBook Pro, the key feature of which was the touch panel touch Bar and USB ports-C. the Emergence of new connectors is expected in the next generation of monolights.
April 19, will be exactly a year since the release of the 12-inch MacBook, so the upgrade of this line will not be a surprise. As for the Mac Pro and Mac mini, both devices are rather outdated (2013 and 2014), but I heard about their update yet. Most likely, Apple will focus on more powerful iMac.
The presence of the USB-C port in the new iMac is the fact that Apple has extended the campaign to lower prices on accessories USB-C from 31 December until 31 March.
Although rumors about the next generation Apple Watch is quite a lot to expect at the presentation is just new straps for smart watches and maybe new materials. But the Apple Watch Series 3 will be released no earlier than autumn of this year.
What is the likelihood that Apple will generally spend the spring event? It depends on how willing the announcement of a new iPad or iMac. Minor update to the iPhone 7 or iPhone SE can come in the form of a press release, as in the case of pink MacBook last year.
The headquarters of Apple Park can be another factor. Opening a new office in the middle of the valley of Santa Clara is scheduled for April of this year, but “the Theatre of Steve jobs”, where will be held the presentation of the company, will open its doors “later this year”. Most likely, the iPhone 8 is already present in Apple Park.
Anyway, if Apple have something to present to the public, the event will take place, and the willingness of Apple Park is not as important as the upgrade of the same iPad.