Apple held its annual September gadget showcase last night, but things were (very) different this year. While the two-hour keynote usually focuses on the latest iPhone model – with a handful of speakers pouring over every inch of the new design, camera features, processor speeds, software tweaks, pre-order and release dates, and most importantly of all, the price – we didn’t see any of that last night.
Of course, Apple had already confirmed that its latest batch of iPhones will be a little delayed this year due to the ongoing pandemic – skipping the usual September launch and aiming to land on store shelves in October or November. However, a number of prominent analysts still assumed we’d get the usual unveiling in September except with pre-order dates starting a few weeks later than usual.
That didn’t happen. So, when will we get a look at the new iPhone models? And why is Apple keeping us in suspense?
As mentioned above, Apple already warned that its next iPhone wouldn’t be ready for September.
Apple Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri made the announcement during an earnings call last month. Maestri warned shareholders that sales of its next handset will not be included in its next financial quarter,