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From iPhone 15 series to Apple Watch Series 9: What to Expect at AppleEvent2023

Deccan Chronicle. | DC Correspondent

Published on: September 12, 2023 | Updated on: September 12, 2023

Viewers in India will be able to watch the live-stream on Apple's official YouTube channel at 10:30 pm IST

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Apple Event 2023 is just around the corner, and anticipation is building as tech enthusiasts eagerly await the unveiling of Apple's latest offerings. The event, known as "Wonderlust," is an annual September tradition for the company, typically featuring the introduction of new iPhones and other exciting Apple products. This year's event promises to be no exception, with a lineup that includes the iPhone 15 series, the Apple Watch Series 9, and some intriguing surprises like the Apple Watch Ultra 2 and new AirPods with a USB-C charging case.

iPhone 15 Series and Apple Watch Series 9: The highlight of the event is undoubtedly the iPhone 15 series, which is expected to consist of four models: the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and the iPhone 15 Pro Max. While details remain closely guarded, it's rumored that these new iPhones will feature dynamic displays, similar to the iPhone 14 Pro model. Reports suggest we may see always-on displays or a 120Hz refresh rate, ensuring a smooth and immersive user experience. Screen sizes are expected to remain in line with the previous generation, with the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro likely featuring 6.1-inch displays, while the iPhone 15 Pro Max and iPhone 15 Plus may boast larger 6.7-inch screens, all featuring OLED panels. Notably, there have been whispers of slimmer bezels, promising a sleeker overall design.

Physical SIM Slot Innovation: Another intriguing development in the iPhone 15 series is the potential shift in the physical SIM card slot. While eSIM technology has become increasingly common, it seems that Apple is retaining the physical SIM slot but with a twist. The SIM slot will no longer be integrated into the logic board but instead tethered to the USB Type-C port of the smartphone. This change, as highlighted by a user on X (formerly Twitter), simplifies potential repairs, as a damaged SIM slot would now only require swapping out the USB Type-C port. This innovative approach could enhance the user experience and maintenance of the device.

No More Leather Cases: In a surprising departure from tradition, Apple may not be offering leather cases for the iPhone 15 series. This unexpected move was first reported by a user on the platform X, who shared insights that Apple has decided to forgo releasing leather cases this time. While the exact reasons behind this decision remain speculative, environmental considerations could be a driving factor. Apple has been actively working to reduce its carbon footprint and adopt more eco-friendly practices. Leather cases, while luxurious, are not the most environmentally friendly option. This change might reflect Apple's commitment to sustainability, and we might see the introduction of new premium case materials to replace the traditional leather.

As we eagerly await the Event 202Apple 3 on September 12 at the Apple Park in California, we can expect CEO Tim Cook to kick off the event with a reflection on the company's achievements and a glimpse into the future for Apple fans worldwide. The event will be available both in person and via live-stream on Apple's official YouTube channel, ensuring that Apple enthusiasts around the globe can be part of this exciting event. Stay tuned for all the latest updates and surprises from Apple's "Wonderlust" event.

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