Apple has officially announced an event for September 15, when the launch of the 'iPhone 12, 5G compatible. But it could be that the event corresponds instead to the launch of a new Apple Watch or a new range of iPads.
This keynote should start a big upgrade cycle for Apple. Nevertheless, the reporter by Bloomberg Mark Gurman predicts that the September 15 event could be restricted to iPad and Apple Watch, with iPhones announced in October.
If the event September only turns out around the iPad and Apple Watch, so you might think it will be a warm-up for the iPhone 12.
As Android smartphones are increasingly equipped with 5G technology - led by Samsung devices - iPhone users expectagain.
An iPhone replacement "supercycle
Daniel Ives, analyst at Wedbush, explains the forecast of success of future iPhone: "We see Apple and its Asian suppliers anticipating increased demand for the larger, 6.7-inch model, raising overall expectations for the iPhone 12 as it approaches. a potential launch as we see "once a decade".
"We continue to believe that the range which a few months ago represented between 65 million and 70 million units has now moved into the range of 75 million and more, with a target of 80 million .
“Note, it is estimated that 350 of the 950 million iPhones currently in circulation in the world are potentially to be renewed. We believe this will result in an unprecedented upgrade cycle for(Tim) Cook & Co.
The analyst calls a "supercycle " this upgrade cycle looming at the level of the iPhone 12. And China is expected to be around 20 % of iPhone upgrades in the next year.