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2018 iPhone Pre-orders to Take Place on September 14 According to German Carriers

Pre-orders for Apple's 2018 iPhone lineup will take place on Friday, September 14, according to information Macerkopf sourced from German carriers.

German mobile service providers are said to be planning for pre-orders that will take place on September 14, which would suggest an announcement earlier in the week, perhaps on September 11 or 12.


Apple often announces new iPhones during the second week of September, so we have been counting on an event right around September 12. A September 14 pre-order date is in line with past pre-order and event dates, which are listed below:
  • 2010 - Monday, June 7
  • 2011 - Tuesday, October 4
  • 2012 - Wednesday, September 12
  • 2013 - Tuesday, September 10
  • 2014 - Tuesday, September 9
  • 2015 - Wednesday, September 9
  • 2016 - Wednesday, September 7
  • 2017 - Tuesday, September 12
Apple typically unveils new iPhones on Tuesdays rather than Wednesdays, but because Tuesday falls on September 11, there has been some speculation that Apple will avoid holding an event on that day.

Back in 2012, when September 11 also fell on a Tuesday, Apple opted to hold its event on Wednesday, September 12 instead, and it's believed Apple will do the same thing this year.

Following the September 14 pre-order date, iPhones will begin delivering to customers the following Friday, September 21, which will probably be the official launch date for the device.

Apple is expected to send out media invites for its event at the end of August, which is when the date will be confirmed. This year's event is likely to be held at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple Park campus.

This year, Apple is rumored to be unveiling three new iPhones, all of which will sport edge-to-edge displays, no Home button, and support for Face ID. There will be a second-generation 5.8-inch OLED iPhone, a larger 6.5-inch OLED iPhone, and a more affordable 6.1-inch LCD iPhone.

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13 weeks ago
Doing the finger push up to increase speed and stamina for preorder day/night.
Rating: 16 Votes
13 weeks ago

Doing the finger push up to increase speed and stamina for preorder day/night.

Hopefully, you'll find my app, which takes advantage of ForceTouch, useful:



Rating: 8 Votes
13 weeks ago

I am so beyond ready for the 6.5 inch.

I've got a 6.5 inch for ya ;)
Rating: 6 Votes
13 weeks ago
99% sure I'll be skipping this year.
Rating: 6 Votes
13 weeks ago
I am so beyond ready for the 6.5 inch.
Rating: 5 Votes
13 weeks ago
Think we’re all well versed in the release pattern these days. Doesn’t take a genius does it?
Rating: 5 Votes
13 weeks ago

I am ready to pre order the 6.5!!

I just wish the plus version was available last year lol!
Rating: 3 Votes
13 weeks ago
This is the first year that I may not purchase a new iPhone. I've owned every one since 2007 but I love my iPhone 8 Plus Form factor so much and don't want to move to FaceID or the Notch. I hope that they'll keep the iPhone 8 form factor for one more year.
Rating: 3 Votes
13 weeks ago
Ugh I just hope we don’t have to wait until November like last year for the good one(s)
Rating: 3 Votes
13 weeks ago
New iPad Pro and new Apple watch series 4 is what I am preparing my wallet for this year.
But looking forward to see the new iPhones and the improvements this year. Hopefully second gen Face ID, better battery, faster charging, even better camera, and the smoking fast A12 processor.
Rating: 3 Votes

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