September 2019 Event

By MacRumors Staff

September 2019 Event Articles


Close to 2 Million People Watched Apple's iPhone Event Live Stream on YouTube

Tuesday September 10, 2019 3:14 pm PDT by
Apple always live streams its iPhone events on its own Events website and the Events app on the Apple TV, but this year, for the first time, Apple also did a YouTube live stream. Within just 10 minutes of when the event kicked off, Apple had over 500,000 viewers, and at the live stream's peak, when new iPhones were being shown off, Apple reached 1.875 million viewers. After this screenshot ...

Everything Apple Announced at Today's iPhone Event in Just Seven Minutes

Tuesday September 10, 2019 2:48 pm PDT by
Apple today held its annual iPhone-centric event, which saw the debut of the new iPhone 11, ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple Watch Series 5, and 10.2-inch iPad, along with new details on Apple Arcade and Apple TV+. It took Apple just under two hours to introduce all of the new devices, but we've recapped the entire event in just seven minutes for our readers who want a no-frills but...
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iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Hands-On: Much-Improved Cameras Within Unsightly Bump

Tuesday September 10, 2019 2:31 pm PDT by
Apple today introduced the new iPhone 11, ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max at Steve Jobs Theater. The media had the chance to go hands-on with the devices after the keynote and have shared photos and first impressions. ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro via SlashGear First Impressions Most of the first impressions focused on the camera upgrades and slightly tweaked design of each new ‌iPhone‌. The...
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Apple Watch Series 5 Hands On: Always-On Display is Great, but Otherwise Not Much of an Upgrade

Tuesday September 10, 2019 2:01 pm PDT by
Apple today announced and launched pre-orders for the Apple Watch Series 5, which is the company's latest wearable device. The new smartwatch features an always-on display, built-in compass, and more, and members of the media have begun sharing their opinions on Series 5 models after going hands-on at Apple Park. Image via Engadget Engadget's Dana Wollman pointed out that the Series 5 is far...

iPhone 11 and 11 Pro Available Unlocked at Launch Day, AppleCare+ Priced at $199 for 11 Pro and $149 for 11

Tuesday September 10, 2019 1:58 pm PDT by
Apple's upcoming iPhone 11, ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max devices will all be available unlocked and SIM free on launch day, suggesting there will be no supply issues with the new iPhones. Customers will also be able to purchase iPhones for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon if desired, using "Apple ‌iPhone‌ Payments" with the Apple Card, a carrier's device payment program, or the...

Apple Offering Free Year of Apple TV+ With Purchase of iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod Touch or Mac

Tuesday September 10, 2019 1:36 pm PDT by
Apple today unveiled new details about Apple TV+, the company's upcoming streaming service that will offer up access to dozens of exclusive TV shows and movies. Apple plans to offer ‌Apple TV+‌ for $4.99 per month for the whole family with Family Sharing, but is also giving away a one year ‌Apple TV+‌ subscription for free to any customer who purchases an iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, or ...
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Apple Watch Magnetic Charger to USB-C Cable Now Available in Longer 1M Size

Tuesday September 10, 2019 1:16 pm PDT by
Apple today began selling its Apple Watch magnetic charger to USB-C charging cable in a longer one-meter size. The new one-meter option retails for $29 on Apple's online store and complements the existing 0.3-meter size, which remains available for $29 as well. And, of course, there is the original USB-A version. This cable allows the Apple Watch to be charged with a USB-C wall charger or ...
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What Didn't Launch Today: Apple Tags, 16-Inch MacBook Pro, New iPad Pro Models

Tuesday September 10, 2019 1:08 pm PDT by
Today's event saw the launch of new iPhone 11 and ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro models, an updated 10.2-inch iPad, and new Apple Watch Series 5 models, but there are several other hardware products that we're still expecting to see this fall. A new 16-inch MacBook Pro with slimmer bezels and a new design is expected to be released sometime in the fall of 2019, as are updated iPad Pro models, which could...
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'Apple Watch Studio' Offers Over 1,000 Different Band and Watch Finish Combinations

Tuesday September 10, 2019 12:56 pm PDT by
Apple today announced the new Apple Watch Series 5 with its Always-On display as the headline feature. At the same time, the company unveiled new Apple Watch finishes and band combinations that allow customers to create a look that's uniquely their own using its new online Apple Watch Studio. Previously, Apple paired case finishes with select bands, but the company's new Apple Watch Studio...

New iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Models Ditch 3D Touch in Favor of Haptic Touch

Tuesday September 10, 2019 12:53 pm PDT by
When introducing the new iPhone 11 and ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro models on stage this morning during the "By Innovation Only" keynote, Apple execs mentioned "Haptic Touch" as one of the new features on the devices. ‌Haptic Touch‌ is also listed as one of the features on the technical specifications page for each device, which means the rumors were true - Apple has officially nixed 3D Touch in its newest ...
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Apple Rolls Out New Cases for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max

Tuesday September 10, 2019 12:50 pm PDT by
Alongside the reveal of the iPhone 11, ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple today launched all-new case options for shoppers to choose from. Below you'll find every new case available on, all of which you can order from today. iPhone 11 Clear Case - $39 Silicone Case (White, Black) - $39 iPhone 11 Pro Clear Case - $39 Silicone Case (Clementine, Pine Green, Alaskan Blue, ...

Apple's New iPhone Lineup: iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11, iPhone XR and iPhone 8

Tuesday September 10, 2019 12:43 pm PDT by
With the launch of the iPhone 11 and ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro models, Apple has overhauled its current ‌iPhone‌ lineup. The ‌iPhone‌ 7 and 7 Plus have been discontinued, as have the ‌iPhone‌ XS and XS Max, while the ‌iPhone‌ XR and the ‌iPhone‌ 8 are sticking around. At the top of the line, the iPhone 11 Pro Max is priced starting at $1,099 for 64GB of storage, while the ‌iPhone‌ 8 is now the lowest...
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iPhone 11 Models Feature 'U1' Ultra Wideband Chip Amid Rumors of Apple Item-Tracking Tags

Tuesday September 10, 2019 12:41 pm PDT by
iPhone 11, ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max models are equipped with a "U1" ultra wideband chip for "spatial awareness," according to tech specs on Apple's website, which should result in more accurate indoor positioning and pave the way for the future launch of Apple's rumored Tile-like item tracking tags. Apple explains:The new Apple‑designed U1 chip uses Ultra Wideband technology...
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Apple Reveals New Night Mode Photo Feature Exclusive to iPhone 11 Series

Tuesday September 10, 2019 12:23 pm PDT by
Apple today announced the iPhone 11, ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro, and the ‌iPhone‌ 11 Max, all-new models that boast improved cameras, and specifically, a dramatic new Night Mode photo feature. Last year, Google introduced its impressive Night Sight camera mode, a software-based feature that allows users to take detailed pictures in dark environments using Google Pixel smartphones. Apple's new ‌Night...
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Apple Releasing macOS Catalina Update in October

Tuesday September 10, 2019 12:18 pm PDT by
Apple's latest Mac operating system, macOS Catalina, will see a launch sometime in October, the company announced today following its iPhone-centric event. While iOS 13 and watchOS 6 will launch on Thursday, September 19, macOS Catalina will not be coming out at the same time. Apple has not provided details on when specifically macOS Catalina will launch in October, so it could come at...
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Apple to Release iOS 13 on September 19, iOS 13.1 and iPadOS on September 30

Tuesday September 10, 2019 12:11 pm PDT by
Apple is planning to release iOS 13 on Thursday, September 19, which is one day before new iPhone 11, ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max devices are set to ship out to customers on September 20. Apple announced the upcoming software launch date following its ‌iPhone‌ event that saw the unveiling of new devices. Following the release of iOS 13 on September 19, Apple will release iOS...
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Apple Releasing watchOS 6 for Series 3 and Later Sept. 19, Delayed for Older Apple Watches

Tuesday September 10, 2019 12:05 pm PDT by
Apple today announced that it will be releasing watchOS 6 on Thursday, September 19 for the Apple Watch Series 3 and Series 4 models. watchOS 6 will not be immediately available on Series 1 and Series 2 Apple Watch models, with Apple instead delaying the release until "later this fall." It is not clear why older Apple Watch models won't be getting the update at launch. September 19 is...
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Apple Stops Selling iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and Apple Watch Series 4 Models

Tuesday September 10, 2019 11:59 am PDT by
Coinciding with the launch of the new iPhone 11, ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple has reshuffled its ‌iPhone‌ lineup, discontinuing the ‌iPhone‌ 7 and ‌iPhone‌ 7 Plus. The devices will likely remain available for purchase for lower prices from select resellers around the world for the foreseeable future. Likewise, with the introduction of the Apple Watch Series 5, Apple has...
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Apple Announces iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max With Triple-Lens Rear Camera and Midnight Green Color

Tuesday September 10, 2019 11:55 am PDT by
Apple today revealed the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, its two top-of-the-line ‌iPhone‌ models for 2019. These new iPhones feature Super Retina XDR displays, A13 Bionic chips, and a new triple-camera system with Ultra Wide, Wide, and Telephoto camera options. The ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro and Pro Max come in a new Midnight Green color option, as well as Space Grey, Silver, and Gold. The ‌iPhone‌...
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iPhone 11 Lineup Has New 5 A.M. Pacific Pre-Order Time on Friday

Tuesday September 10, 2019 11:50 am PDT by
Apple today announced that the all-new iPhone 11, ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max models will be available to pre-order on Friday, September 13, although at a brand new time: 5 a.m. Pacific, which is 8 a.m. Eastern. In previous years, ‌iPhone‌ pre-orders had started at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time. ‌iPhone‌ 11 Pro and ‌iPhone 11 Pro Max‌ pricing starts at $999 and $1,099 respectively,...