It’s coming close to that time of the year when Apple announces the new iPhone which should be in South Africa in October 2018. Along with new iPhone’s Apple also update some of their other products during the September iPhone launch or at a later event.
News and rumours that are coming out are suggesting that Apple is going to almost update it’s whole product line up. Even though some products will receive minor updates that are significant enough to wait until these updated products reach South Africa.
Here is the breakdown:
iPhone – check our article on iPhone leaks.
iPad – It seems like the iPad Pro will get Face ID and no home. It also seems like there will be some of the iPad models will be edge to edge display’s like the iPhone X. Rumours at this time aren’t clear if it will be limited to the iPad Pro or will include the iPad.
iPad South Africa
iOS – iOS 12 should be available to the public towards the end of September. At this stage we are guessing 21 September 2018.
Watch – The Apple watch will get larger display’s. It’s unclear if these will be larger devices or just increased screen size. Many people suspect it will just be an increase in screen size similar to the iPhone X.
Apple Watch South Africa
MacBook & MacBook Pro – An upgrade of the processor is expected. Having said that the upgrade will take it from a dual-core to a quad-core which will have a significant improvement on speed.
There is a new low cost laptop being released. It’s expected to be a 12inch laptop. Latest rumours suggest it will be a MacBook and that it will replace the MacBook Air line up.
iMac – An upgrade of the processor is expected and an upgrade of the graphics card.
Mac Mini – The current Mac Mini was last updated over 3 years ago and a much needed update is expected. Rumours are unclear what this update will include but it’s good to see that Apple haven’t forgotten about the Mac Mini.
MacOS – Mojave is expected to be released some time during October 2018.


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