iPhone 14 Plus, iOS 16.1, and more- Know what more is on the Apple platter in 2022.
The month of September has seen several new launches from Apple. From iPhone 14 series, Apple Watch series, 8, AirPods Pro 2, to more, the company announced the launch of these products on September 7 at its Far out event. However, these products were made available to the consumers later in the month. Three of the iPhone 14 Series models that is iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max along with Apple Watch Series 8, and a new Apple Watch SE were made available last week on September 16. While the Apple Watch Ultra and the AirPods Pro 2 were made available this Friday, September 22.
While on the software front, Apple released iOS 16, and WatchOS 9 on September 12. After the launch of iOS 16, the company has even released two updates of the same, addressing the bugs and other issues. Now with so much already on offer, Apple fans are expecting a few more things to be made available in 2022. Will the month of October too come with a surprise for Apple fans? Here is what the rumours suggest.
iPhone 14 Plus to be available from October 7
As already stated, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max were made available to everyone on September 16, but iPhone 14 Plus was kept waiting. Apple at its Far Out event informed that the iPhone 14 Plus will be put on sale starting October 7 without stating the reason behind the delay. Priced at Rs. 89,900, iPhone 14 Plus will come with a 6.7-inch display, A15 Bionic chip, improved cameras and more. The phone will also support car crash detection, emergency texting via satellite in the U.S. and Canada, among others.
iOS 16.1 coming soon
Apple has already released iOS 16.1 for the developers for the testing purposes. According to the leaks and reports, iOS 16.1 is said to bring several changes to the iPhone like adding battery percentage to iPhone 13 Mini Status Bar, Clean Energy Charging option, Live Activities will come to the Lock Screen and Dynamic Island, and more. Though the release date of iOS 16 is not yet known, it is expected to come later this year.
Emergency SOS via satellite to be available in November
Apple at its Far Out event informed that the Emergency SOS via satellite will be available starting in the US and Canada in November, and the service will be included for free for two years with the activation of iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus. The Emergency SOS via satellite can be used by the users of the iPhone 14 models to text emergency services when you are out of cellular and Wi-Fi coverage.
One more Apple event in October
According to reports and leaks, Apple is expected to organise another event in the month of October to announce new iPad and Mac models. Apple is expected to announce new iPad Pro models with the M2 chip, a redesigned 10th-generation entry-level iPad, and more. However, there is no official information about the date and the event itself.
iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura
iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura can also be released in October. However, the release date of the same is not yet known.