Apple Event: Last Minute iPhone 12 Rumors and a Look Back

As we approach the final days and weeks before an Apple Event, rumors and leaks tend to accelerate and this year was no exception. Our summarized What to Expect was published on Friday shortly after the iPhone 12 launch was fully detailed from someone considered a reliable leaker.

The event takes place on Tuesday, October 13th at 10am Pacific. You can watch online or join us here for our live blog.


Last Minute Apple Event Rumors

This past week has solidified our expectations for Apple's October Event with these final rumors:

Earliest iPhone 12 Rumors - A Look Back

It's easy to forget, but iPhone 12 rumors have been circulating for almost two years now. The earliest buzz came in late 2018, while concrete details of the specific form factors first came out as early as 16 months ago.

Many of the early rumors have actually held up and matches up with what is still expected on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, rumors for the 2021 iPhones have already been circulating. Here are some early rumors but we're sure to hear more as Apple starts ramping up suppliers for the next iPhone:

2021 iPhone Rumors - What's Next

We'll post any truly last-minute rumors tonight and tomorrow as we wait for Apple's event. Join us at MacRumors for our live blog or participate in the iPhone forum where readers are anxiously awaiting the event.

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Related Roundups: iPhone 12, iPhone 13
Buyer's Guide: iPhone 12 (Buy Now)

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2 weeks ago
We’re gonna see a lot of complaining about 120 Hz tomorrow.
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2 weeks ago
It’ll be an interesting day, first the event and then all the comments and whining here ??
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2 weeks ago
Since the new Apple Watch and iPad Air were already announced, I have a feeling Apple is just going to talk about 5G for a looong time.

I mean what else fits the "speed" part? Either 5G or A14 (and Apple already spoiled the A14 performance with the iPad Air announcement). So 5G is left.

Unless Apple got the A14X or whatever ready for the iPad Pros or AS Macs, but unlikely.

It will be a highly produced boring keynote.
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2 weeks ago
Apple! TAKE MY MONEY!



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2 weeks ago
I hope they interject a little “fun” into the presentation. It’s been pretty dry since they’ve haven’t been live.
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2 weeks ago
I know it’s an outside chance, but I hope there’s a new AppleTV. Even if they do a refresh with a more ergonomic remote now, and then a more game console-like one in the spring or summer.
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