What's Coming at Monday's Apple Event

Smaller iPhone, new Apple Watch designs are rumored
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 21, 2016 8:21 AM CDT
Apple CEO Tim Cook waves during an Apple event in 2015.   (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

(Newser) – Analysts say Apple will unveil a smaller, more affordable iPhone, probably dubbed the iPhone SE, with similar features to the iPhone 6 at its Silicon Valley headquarters on Monday. Rumors are also swirling about a smaller iPad Pro, an updated iPad Air 3, and new designs for the Apple Watch, per USA Today and Wired. Yet with "no hints of any dramatic announcements"—the iPhone 7 is predicted for release in September, per the Telegraph—the event "doesn't seem to be stirring much passion," reports the AP. Experts estimate only 12 million units of a new 4-inch iPhone will sell this year, compared to 265 million units of the iPhone 6 sold in the last two years. The event kicks off at 1pm EDT. (Read more Apple stories.)

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