iPhone 11 Lineup Tipped to Have Familiar Rollout: September 13 Pre-Orders, September 20 Launch

Apple yesterday invited the media to a special event on Tuesday, September 10 at the Steve Jobs Theater, where it is widely expected to unveil three new iPhones alongside an Apple Watch refresh and other announcements.


A tipster who claims to work at a major carrier has since provided MacRumors with internal communication that suggests the rumored iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro models will be available to pre-order Friday, September 13 ahead of deliveries to customers and in-store availability starting Friday, September 20.

MacRumors has received similar tips echoing these dates in recent weeks, so there is a good chance they are accurate.

iPhone pre-orders have begun two to three days after Apple's event for years now, followed by availability a week later, so these dates are hardly a surprise but good to know nevertheless. Unlike the iPhone X in November 2017 and the iPhone XR in October 2018, however, all three 2019 iPhones are expected to launch simultaneously.

The tipster requested anonymity and asked us not to share the screenshots of the internal communication.

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12 weeks ago
I’m still using a perfectly good launch day iPhone X. It will take a lot to get me to upgrade.
Rating: 49 Votes
12 weeks ago
I can't wait to preorder the iPhone 11S Max Plus Pro next year ;)
Rating: 31 Votes
12 weeks ago
I've had every new iPhone every year since the iPhone 3G existed. This is the first time I don't feel the need to upgrade. My Xs is almost perfect. Waiting for the next big iPhone change. :)
Rating: 23 Votes
12 weeks ago
For the first time ever, we're a week or so out.. and I don't even care or think about the new iPhone.
Rating: 21 Votes
12 weeks ago
I'm waiting for the rumored 7 camera system with VR-UltraReality /3D, laser focus, AR enhanced live reality, 8K video in iPhone XII MAX Pro Plus
(ok, I have no idea what I'm talking about :eek::p)

BUT..I do expect the 11S, 12 rumors to start up by Sept 25-30??

Rating: 19 Votes
12 weeks ago
iPhone 11 Lineup Tipped to Have Familiar Rollout: September 13 Pre-Orders, September 20 Launch, Same iPhone
Rating: 19 Votes
12 weeks ago
We’ve reached peak smart phone for all manufacturers. The only reason to upgrade is depleted consumables.
Rating: 17 Votes
12 weeks ago
Apple should reduce the bezels first . I checked the Note 10 , it looks really great, compared to my iPhone XS
Rating: 13 Votes
12 weeks ago
Really don’t think we need tipsters in this day and age. Same pattern with dates every year. Predictable Apple
Rating: 11 Votes
12 weeks ago

I’m still using a perfectly good launch day iPhone X. It will take a lot to get me to upgrade.


Agree. Phones really don’t need to be updated much anymore. They are easily fine for 3 to 4 years
Rating: 10 Votes

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