Tech Everything we're expecting Apple to launch on September 12 (AAPL)

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It's safe to say this is one of Apple's most important launches in years.

The invite to Apple's launch event on September 12. play

The invite to Apple's launch event on September 12.

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It's official: Apple's going to launch new stuff on September 12.

The tech giant sent out invitations to its annual big iPhone launch on Thursday.

It's safe to say this is one of Apple's most important launches in years. The most valuable company in the world is expected to launch several new products, including a new flagship iPhone that Wall Street hopes spurs a "supercycle" of sales.

But that's not all that Apple's been tipped to announce. Here's what we're expecting Apple to unveil next month:

Most analysts are expecting three new iPhone models.

Most analysts are expecting three new iPhone models. play

Most analysts are expecting three new iPhone models.

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One will be redesigned with an OLED screen that covers nearly the entire front, eliminating the home button. It is tipped to be sporting wireless charging and a faster chip, too.

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This new design was seemingly confirmed by an image in code accidentally released by Apple.

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This is a drawing for the upcoming iPhone included in Apple-released code. See the notch on the top of the device?

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Details on the other two new iPhones are less clear, but they're likely to be upgraded versions of the current iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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The iPhone 7, left, and the iPhone 8 mock-up.

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But that's not all the hardware that's expected. Apple has also been reported to be preparing a new version of the Apple Watch.

But that's not all the hardware that's expected. Apple has also been reported to be preparing a new version of the Apple Watch. play

But that's not all the hardware that's expected. Apple has also been reported to be preparing a new version of the Apple Watch.

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One model of the new Apple Watch is tipped to have its own cellular connection, so it might not need to be paired to an iPhone at all times.

One model of the new Apple Watch is tipped to have its own cellular connection, so it might not need to be paired to an iPhone at all times. play

One model of the new Apple Watch is tipped to have its own cellular connection, so it might not need to be paired to an iPhone at all times.

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Source: Bloomberg



And there's a new Apple TV with higher-definition 4K resolution and HDR in the works, too.

And there's a new Apple TV with higher-definition 4K resolution and HDR in the works, too. play

And there's a new Apple TV with higher-definition 4K resolution and HDR in the works, too.

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Source: Bloomberg



Apple will also unleash iOS 11, the latest version of the software for iPhones and iPads.

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Your camera now has new built-in filters.

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Learn all about it here.



One of the coolest parts of iOS 11 is called ARKit, which allows developers to use the phone's camera in new ways.



Apple may also use the event to give a closer look at its internet-connected speaker, HomePod, which will go on sale this year.

Apple may also use the event to give a closer look at its internet-connected speaker, HomePod, which will go on sale this year. play

Apple may also use the event to give a closer look at its internet-connected speaker, HomePod, which will go on sale this year.

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We'll find out on on September 12.

Tim Cook got the nod as full-time CEO after Jobs' resignation. Apple has continued to grow under Cook, becoming the most valuable company in the world. And the rest, as they say, is history. play

Tim Cook got the nod as full-time CEO after Jobs' resignation. Apple has continued to grow under Cook, becoming the most valuable company in the world. And the rest, as they say, is history.

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