September 2023 Apple Event

By MacRumors Staff
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Apple's "Wonderlust" event was a media event held on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, where the company unveiled the iPhone 15 lineup, new Apple Watch models, and a new USB-C charging case for AirPods Pro.

The iPhone 15 lineup includes four new models: the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max. New Apple Watch models include updated Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 models.

September 2023 Apple Event How Tos

How to Watch Apple's 'Wonderlust' iPhone 15 Event on Tuesday, September 12

Monday September 11, 2023 7:26 am PDT by
Apple is hosting an online streaming event for the public and press on September 12, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. The company is expected to announce its new iPhone 15 lineup alongside an Apple Watch Series 9, an Apple Watch Ultra 2, and potentially other products during the event, dubbed "Wonderlust." Here's how you can watch it and when, wherever you are in the world. Subscribe to the ...

September 2023 Apple Event Articles

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iPhone 15 Pro Cameras to Support Spatial Video Later This Year, But Key Questions Remain

Saturday September 16, 2023 2:18 am PDT by
During Apple's "Wonderlust" event earlier this week, Apple claimed that the ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ camera system "pushes the limits of what you can capture with a smartphone." It was a reference to the device's support for "spatial computing video," but the mention was brief and lacking detail. For those who missed it, spatial video is Apple's name for what is essentially 3D video. The iPhone...
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Apple Not Offering USB-C AirPods Pro Cases As a Standalone Purchase

Wednesday September 13, 2023 1:03 am PDT by
Apple on Tuesday made second-generation AirPods Pro with a USB-C charging case available to order, but unlike its move to wireless charging cases, the company isn't offering the USB-C case as a standalone purchase. Apple's decision not to offer the USB-C case as a separate purchase is likely a marketing one related to the fact that the updated second-generation AirPods Pro feature improved...
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Emergency SOS via Satellite Coming to Spain and Switzerland Later This Month

Tuesday September 12, 2023 11:59 pm PDT by
Apple announced during its "Wonderlust" event that Emergency SOS via Satellite and Find My via Satellite will be available in Spain and Switzerland later in September. Both features are currently available in 14 countries and regions, including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, the U.K., and the U.S....
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New AirPods Pro Feature Lossless Audio With Vision Pro and Additional Dust Resistance

Tuesday September 12, 2023 6:32 pm PDT by
While the new AirPods Pro with a USB-C charging case are still classified as second-generation AirPods Pro, the earbuds have a few other new features. In a press release today, Apple announced that the updated second-generation AirPods Pro will support 20-bit, 48 kHz lossless audio with ultra-low latency when the earbuds are connected to Apple's new Vision Pro headset launching in early...

Everything Apple Announced at Today's Event in Six Minutes

Tuesday September 12, 2023 5:40 pm PDT by
Apple today held its "Wonderlust" fall event, introducing the iPhone 15, ‌iPhone 15‌ Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ Max, Apple Watch Series 9, and Apple Watch Ultra 2. It took Apple an hour and a half to introduce all of the new devices, but we've recapped everything in a super quick six minute video for our readers who want a short but detailed overview of all of the new announcements. S ...

Hands-On With the New iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro Models

Tuesday September 12, 2023 4:05 pm PDT by
Following today's keynote event that saw Apple introducing the new iPhone 15, ‌iPhone 15‌ Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ Max, Apple allowed members of the media in attendance to spend some hands-on time with the new devices. MacRumors videographer Dan Barbera was at Apple Park for the event, so he's able to give us an early look at the ‌iPhone 15‌ lineup, as well as his first thoughts. ...
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Apple Shares Lists of All New Features in iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma

Tuesday September 12, 2023 3:39 pm PDT by
Apple today shared in-depth lists of all new features coming with the iOS 17, iPadOS 17, and macOS Sonoma software updates, which are all set to be released later this month. The lists are available as PDFs on Apple's website. A key new feature of iOS 17 is StandBy, a new full-screen view that provides glanceable information designed to be viewed from a distance when an iPhone is on its side ...
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Apple Adds Thread Networking Technology to iPhone 15 Pro

Tuesday September 12, 2023 3:24 pm PDT by
The iPhone 15 Pro and ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ Max include support for the Thread mesh networking protocol. Thread networking technology is listed as a new feature for the Pro models, but it is not included in the iPhone 15 and ‌iPhone 15‌ Plus. Apple says that the ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ is the first smartphone with a Thread radio, which can be used to directly control Thread-enabled smart home products....
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iPhone 15 Pro Models Support Wi-Fi 6E

Tuesday September 12, 2023 2:58 pm PDT by
The iPhone 15 Pro and the ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ Max are the first iPhones to support next-generation Wi-Fi 6E connectivity, with the standard iPhone 15 models continuing to be limited to Wi-Fi 6. With Wi-Fi 6E support, the ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ and Pro Max can connect to the 6GHz band offered by Wi-Fi 6E routers for faster speeds, improved latency, and less interference from other devices. Connecting ...
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Apple Announces New Roadside Assistance via Satellite Feature for iPhone 14 and iPhone 15

Tuesday September 12, 2023 2:39 pm PDT by
At today's iPhone 15 event, Apple introduced an add-on feature to Emergency SOS via Satellite called Roadside Assistance via Satellite. The feature is similar to Emergency SOS, but it allows iPhone users to contact roadside assistance if they have car trouble in an area without cellular or Wi-Fi connectivity. Roadside Assistance via Satellite is available for the ‌iPhone 15‌ models, but it...
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iPhone 15 Pro Max's 5x Optical Zoom Lens Enables 25x Digital Zoom

Tuesday September 12, 2023 2:21 pm PDT by
The iPhone 15 Pro Max features a new Telephoto lens that uses a tetraprism design to enable 5x optical zoom, an improvement over the 3x zoom that's available in the ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ and the prior-generation iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max models. 5x optical zoom allows for 25x digital zoom, and while that's the most zoom an Apple device has offered, it still falls below the competition....
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iPhone 15 Models Sold Outside U.S. Still Have Physical SIM Card Tray

Tuesday September 12, 2023 2:14 pm PDT by
Apple's new iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max models all remain equipped with a physical SIM card tray outside of the United States, as a rumored eSIM-only expansion with the devices failed to materialize. Tech specs on Apple's website confirm that all four iPhone 15 models remain compatible with nano-SIM cards in countries such as the U.K., France, Germany,...
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Here is Every Apple Watch Band That Launched Today

Tuesday September 12, 2023 2:01 pm PDT by
During Apple's "Wonderlust" event today the company unveiled new models of the Apple Watch and iPhone, and as is customary, we're also getting a fresh batch of accessories to match the new hardware. We've already covered all of the iPhone cases that debuted today, and this article will focus on Apple Watch bands. Starting with the Sport Loop ($49.00), the new 2023 colors include Cypress,...
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iPhone 15 Models Still Limited to 7.5W on Qi Chargers, Fast Charging Has Not Improved

Tuesday September 12, 2023 1:36 pm PDT by
When the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro models were introduced today, Apple's Kaiann Drance mentioned that they support the next-generation Qi2 charging standard, but that apparently does not mean that Qi charging will be faster. Apple's technical specifications page for the ‌iPhone 15‌ and ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ models says that Qi-based charging is still limited to 7.5W, while MagSafe charging is...
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Apple Discontinues MagSafe Battery Pack and MagSafe Duo Charger

Tuesday September 12, 2023 1:31 pm PDT by
Apple today discontinued the MagSafe Battery Pack and MagSafe Duo Charger immediately following its iPhone 15 event. Both accessories are no longer available to order on Apple's online store, with the product listings completely removed. Both the MagSafe Battery Pack and MagSafe Duo Charger were equipped with a Lightning port, so it is not too surprising that they were discontinued after...
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iPhone 15 Models Do Not Come With Rumored Color-Matched Braided USB-C Cables

Tuesday September 12, 2023 1:19 pm PDT by
Ahead of the launch of the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro models, rumors from leakers like Majin Bu and Kosutami suggested that the new iPhones would be sold with color-matched braided USB-C to USB-C cables, but that didn't happen. The cable that comes with the new ‌iPhone 15‌ Apple did update the ‌iPhone 15‌ and ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ with a USB-C port, but they are sold with standard, plain white...

Olivia Rodrigo Debuts First Music Video Shot on iPhone 15 Pro

Tuesday September 12, 2023 1:18 pm PDT by
Following today's "Wonderlust" Apple event, singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo released the first music video shot on Apple's all-new iPhone 15 Pro. The video is for Rodrigo's song "get him back!", from her sophomore album "GUTS," which released last week. The ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ and ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ Max feature an improved camera system, including a main camera with a larger sensor, a new coating...
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Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 Feature 64GB of Storage

Tuesday September 12, 2023 1:10 pm PDT by
The Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 feature 64GB of storage, double the amount of previous generations. As listed on Apple's specifications page, all versions of the ‌Apple Watch Series 9‌ and ‌Apple Watch Ultra 2‌ feature twice as much storage as their predecessors. The increase offers substantially more space for apps and media, and is presumably related to the all-new S9...
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Pricing on iPhone 15 Pro Models Technically Didn't Change

Tuesday September 12, 2023 1:00 pm PDT by
Ahead of the launch of the iPhone 15 Pro models, there were rumors that said both devices would see a price increase. It was speculated that the ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ could start at $1,099 and the ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ Max could start at $1,199, which, as it turns out, isn't quite right. Apple did not change the price of the ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌, and it is still priced starting at $999 for 128GB of storage. ...
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iPhone 15's USB-C Port Remains Limited to Lightning Speeds

Tuesday September 12, 2023 12:54 pm PDT by
While the new standard iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus are equipped with a USB-C port, data transfer over a cable remains limited to USB 2.0 speeds of up to 480 Mbps, which is equal to the Lightning port on previous iPhones. Apple confirmed this detail in its tech specs for the devices posted on the company's website. The higher-end iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max are also equipped with a...