Good Tuesday Evening and it is time that you turn on that iPhone mode in you. Yes, it is September and unofficially described as iPhone month in the tech circle. The Cupertino-based iPhone maker is expected to launch three new iPhone models at its event tomorrow. In India, Apple does not sell a lot of iPhones but things could change with tomorrow’s announcement.
Alongside three new iPhones, Tim Cook and company is also expected to showcase a new version of Apple Watch, AirPods and finally announce availability and price of its wireless charger. Yes, it does seem like Apple has a lot in store and we will get to that tomorrow but here is a look at every other technology news that you need to know today:
OnePlus to launch new Bullets Wireless headphones alongside OnePlus 6T
OnePlus has officially confirmed that it will launch OnePlus 6T as the successor to last year’s OnePlus 5T. The smartphone is expected to arrive in October and will feature an in-display fingerprint sensor. It is also expected to feature waterdrop-style notch similar to one seen on Oppo and Vivo’s newest flagship.
Now, a new report states that the OnePlus 6T will be joined by an updated version of Bullets Wireless headphones. The second generation Bullets Wireless headphones have received FCC filing but it is not clear what improvements they will bring.
Huawei Mate 20 Official Media Invite Reveals Square Camera Setup with AI Features
At IFA 2018, Huawei confirmed that its next flagship, the Mate 20 will launch in London on October 20. The Mate 20 series will be powered by company’s new Kirin 980 SoC based on 7nm process. Now, a teaser from the company suggests that the Mate 20 might use a square-shaped design for camera setup. It is expected to house the camera lenses in L-shape and fourth spot being for the big LED flash.
Apple Watch Series 4 set to get ceramic back and electrocardiogram
At its Gather Round event tomorrow, Apple is expected to announce the fourth generation Apple Watch. The Apple Watch Series 4 is expected to feature a bigger face and pack updated internals as well. The Apple Watch Series 4 is expected to feature slimmer bezels, support electrocardiography and might use a ceramic back. The information comes from former KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a reliable track record of predicting Apple’s product lineup.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth launch event confirmed for September 19
Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth, the next smartphone in the Mi 8 series will be made official on September 19. It is expected to feature a 6.26-inch notched display and could be offered in three different storage options.
Google Pixel 3 XL might not have a notch after all
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will be announced on October 9 in New York. While the leaks so far suggest that Pixel 3 XL will have a notched display, a new leak suggests that Google might announce a different device altogether with smaller forehead and no chin at all. The authenticity of this information is not known but this could be a surprise at Made by Google event next month.
Apple iPad Pro switching to USB-C, MacBook gets Touch ID: Kuo
Apple might not announce the new iPad Pro at its Gather Round event tomorrow but Kuo believes that Apple will do away with lightning port with next version of its tablet. The iPad Pro is expected to switch to USB Type-C port while MacBook is said to include Touch ID but not Touch Bar.