Apple is said to be releasing the updatedalongside a dramatically updated iPhone 8 (possibly called the iPhone X, Anniversary Edition or something else). The company will face stiff competition from Samsung's just-launched , LG's and .
Despite zero official confirmation from Apple, the iPhone rumor mill. Part of this is thanks to an Apple HomePod firmware leak, which contained several hints about the iPhone 8 like its , and .
The exact date is still anyone's guess. For the past few years, Apple's iPhone event has happened in early to mid-September on a Tuesday or Wednesday. Last year'swas announced on Sept. 7, but didn't go out until the week before. So there's a chance we won't hear the exact date until days before the event.
The iPhone 7S, 7S Plus, and 8 could then go on sale a week-and-a-half later on Friday, Sept. 22, Mac4Ever reported. It's also unofficial Apple tradition to release its new iPhones to the public on a Friday about a week or two after the announcement. While this seems like business as usual, several reports have claimed that the iPhone 8 sale date could be. This latest rumor suggests that this won't happen, but it doesn't comment on at launch.
In the meantime, all we can do is wait to hear more.
Apple did not respond to a request for comment.
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