September Apple Event preview: iPhone 7 and all the new products you can expect Sept. 7


On Sept. 7, Apple will take the stage to seduce us with the latest versions of our metallic best friends. The iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, MacBook Pro and other rectangles will glimmer and whirl on the stage with promises of solving problems you didn't know you had. 

Here's what you can expect to be announced.


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The next-generation iPhone — probably named the iPhone 7 — will almost certainly be unveiled during Apple's keynote event next week. The iPhone is expected to undergo a "modest upgrade." There's speculation of a new black color, an upgraded camera and better waterproofing

The most contentious likely feature is the lack of a headphone jack, meaning the device may come bundled with either an adapter or wireless EarPods. The forthcoming iPhone may be the least-hyped of its predecessors. 

Apple Watch

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Aside from a new iPhone, the Apple event may feature the next-generation Apple Watch. If an Apple Watch 2 does make its debut (despite some seriously sad-trombone sales numbers), it is rumored to feature built-in GPS, a faster processor, waterproofing, a juicier battery, a barometer and more Wi-Fi capabilities, the Verge reported. And maybe, just maybe, a camera. 

MacBook Pro and Air

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Beyond a new phone and wrist candy, no brand-new products are suspected to debut on Sept. 7, but overhauls to Apple's MacBook and iPad lines — as well as the Apple TV — would be welcomed. (We'll likely get a souped-up, redesigned MacBook Air and Pro, actually — great news if you've been looking to upgrade.)