27 September 2021
Apple might launch the much-rumored iPhone 13 series in September this year. This is according to a research note from the famous analyst Wedbush analyst Dan Ives obtained by Barrons. The analyst has asserted that the launch of the Apple iPhone 13 (or whatever the next generation is called) will happen in the third week of September.
The exact launch date is unknown but we can make an absolute easy guess on it by referring to the history of Apple’s iPhone launches. Apple typically holds its iPhone launch events on Tuesdays, so according to this given detail, we can say the iPhone 13 line-up might launch on “September 14,” which is Tuesday of the third week of September. Well, of course, do not go by what we have deduced here from a few past occasions, but this is what it is for now, at least.
Note that the launch of last year’s models saw a little delay due to the pandemic that shook the whole world. Otherwise, Apple’s iPhone events mostly happen in September.
Ives also said that he believes iPhone 13 will include a new 1TB storage option as well. A number of feature enhancements are also expected, including LiDAR across the full lineup. Ives believes this move will “drive more adoption of augmented reality applications.”
Ives further added that his checks with the Apple supply chain in Asia find what the company is targeting 130 million to 150 million overall units in the calendar second half.
He also said,
Initial build orders are in the 90 million to 100 million unit range for iPhone 13, up from his original estimate of initial orders of 80 million on iPhone 12.
He believes the surge in demand for 5G starts from here.