DigiTimes: 65.1% accurate

83 rumors

Rating: 2 out of 5.

A very long running source for Apple rumors, DigiTimes situates itself as the king and the jester with a decently mixed track record.

Rumor accuracy

Rumor list

  • Green = True
  • Red = False
  • Yellow = Pending

2020

September 29

  • Mini-LED iPad Pro coming in early 2021, link
  • Mini-LED MacBook coming in the second half of 2021

August 31

  • New ‘dark blue’ color coming to iPhone 12, link
    • mmWave 5G technology
    • Pro iPhone 12’s will have ToF camera
      • Sensor-shift stabilization

August 3

  • 6.1-inch 2020 iPhone models will debut prior to others, link

July 31

  • Apple Watch Series 6 will have blood oxygen monitoring, link

July 22

  • AirPods 3 coming in the first half of 2021, link
  • AirPods Pro coming in the second half of 2021

July 16

  • ARM MacBook Air shipping before the end of 2020, link
  • ARM MacBook Pro shipping before the end of 2020
  • 10.8-inch iPad Air will be cheaper

June 14

  • Coming in the second half of 2020:
    • 23-inch iMac, link
    • 10.8-inch iPad Air
  • Coming in the first half of 2021:
    • 8.x-inch iPad mini
      • Mini-LED display
    • 12.9-inch iPad Pro

May 2

  • 2020 iPhone lineup not launching until October, link

March 25

  • Future AirPods will have ambient light senior (ALS) technology, link
    • Coming by May 2022

May 21

  • Apple Glass coming in 2021, link

April 21

  • New AirPods will have ‘Pro’ design but no noise cancellation, link
    • Lower-cost

April 20, 2020

  • New AirPods Pro delayed until the second half of 2020 or 2021, link

March 24, 2020

  • Apple AR Glasses to launch by 2022, link

March 20, 2020

  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro with Mini-LED display still on track for the fourth quarter of 2020, link

March 17, 2020

  • New 5.4-inch 2020 iPhone may have OLED display, link

March 5, 2020

  • iPhone SE 2 component orders delayed until the second quarter of 2020 suggesting launch delay, link
  • Mini-LED displays still expected to debut later in 2020 on 12.9-inch iPad Pro and multiple MacBooks, link
  • Entry-level AirPods Pro entering production at the end of the first quarter of 2020 or the beginning of the second, link

March 4, 2020

  • iPhone SE 2 in final stage of production, launching soon, link

February 17, 2020

New 2020 iPad Pro:

  • In production, link
  • Expected “Around March”

February 13, 2020

  • 5G iPhone models coming in the second half of 2020, link
    • A14 chip
  • 5G iPad Pro models coming in the second half of 2020
    • A14(X) chip

February 12, 2020

  • iPhone SE 2 production beginning soon, link
  • iPhone 12 production may fall behind, but September 2020 announcement happening regardless

February 11, 2020

  • “Lite” version of AirPods pro in development, link

January 21, 2020

New Smart Keyboard for 2020 iPad Pros:

  • Scissor switch keys, link
  • Backlight

January 14, 2020

  • New mmWave 5G iPad Pro model in development, link
    • Launch as early as the second half of 2020

January 2, 2020

  • Plus-sized iPhone SE to debut in late 2020 or early 2021, link
    • 5.5/6.1-inch LCD display

2019

December 20, 2019

  • Sensor-shift stabilization coming to 2020 6.1/6.7-inch iPhones, link

December 3, 2019

  • Mini-LED 12.9-inch iPad Pro coming in 2020, link
  • New MacBook with Mini-LED coming in 2020

November 29, 2019

  • Apple may bundle AirPods with 2020 iPhones, link

November 18, 2019

  • Updated 13-inch MacBook Pro coming in the first half of 2020, link
    • Will include new scissor switch keyboard

October 31, 2019

  • Apple receiving shipments of new 16-inch MacBook Pro in the fourth quarter of 2019, link

October 21, 2019

16-inch MacBook Pro:

  • Reliable scissor keyboard, link
  • Imminent launch by the end of October 2019

September 10, 2019

  • Assembly for new AirPods beginning as early as October 2019, link

August 21, 2019

  • 2019 iPhones:
    • 5.8,
    • 6.1 &
    • 6.5-inch display sizes, link
    • Face ID
    • Same-size notch
    • 7nm A13 chip, link
    • Two-way charging
    • New colorways
    • Larger batteries:
      • iPhone 5.8-inch: 3,200 mAh,
      • iPhone 6.5-inch: 3,500 mAh
      • iPhone 6.1-inch: 3,000 mAh

August 2, 2019

  • MacBooks with 5G cellular connectivity launching in the second half of 2020, link

August 1, 2019

  • New 10.2-inch iPad launching late in the third quarter of 2019, link

July 29, 2019

New 16-inch MacBook Pro:

  • Launch in September 2019, link
  • “Ultra-narrow bezel” design

July 17, 2019

  • 2020 iPhones gaining 3D-sensing ToF rear camera, link

July 11, 2019

  • Apple’s development on AR glasses has been suspended: team disbanded in May, link

July 9, 2019

  • 3D Touch may be removed from all 2019 iPhones, link

April 24, 2019

  • Third-generation AirPods with noise cancellation coming later in 2019, link

April 9, 2019

  • Mini-LED displays coming to future Apple products:
    • 31.6-inch Apple display to be launched in the second or third quarter of 2019, link
    • 10-12-inch iPad in the fourth quarter of 2020 or first quarter of 2021
    • 15-17-inch MacBook in the first half of 2021

April 2, 2019

  • Apple will release 3 OLED iPhone models in 2020, in the following screen sizes:
    • 5.42-inch (5.4), link
    • 6.06-inch (6.1)
    • 6.67-inch (6.7)

March 22, 2019

  • AirPower “is set to be officially launched in late March,” link

March 13, 2019

  • A new iPad will debut at Apple’s March 25 event, link
  • New AirPods also expected at this event

January 23, 2019

  • New AirPods coming in the first half of 2020, link
    • Will ship with “health monitoring functions”

January 21, 2019

  • AirPower is finally in production, link
  • AirPower launching “later in 2019”

January 17, 2019

  • New entry-level iPad coming in the first half of 2019, link
  • iPad mini 5 coming in the first half of 2019

2018

August 17, 2018

  • New entry-level MacBook coming in September 2018, link
    • $1,200 starting price
  • Apple will announce “launch schedule” for AirPower at their September Event
    • $160-190
  • New 2018 iPad Pro models will sit alongside 9.7-inch iPad and iPad mini
  • “No further plan” for the iPad mini
  • 18W USB-C faster charger shipping with new 2018 iPad Pro models

June 12, 2018

  • 2019 iPhones “likely to support USB-C,” link

April 30, 2018

  • New MacBook Air production delayed until the second half of 2018, link

March 13, 2018

  • AirPower to be released by the end of March 2018, link

March 11, 2018

  • New entry level 13.3-inch MacBook debuting late in the second quarter of 2018, link

February 5, 2018

  • New iPhone debuting March 2018, link
  • New iPad debuting March 2018
  • New MacBook debuting March 2018

January 26, 2018

  • New iPhone SE ‘2’:
    • Glass back, link
    • Wireless charging support
    • No 3D Touch
    • Launch in May or June 2018
  • Apple may opt for 2 LCD and 1 OLED iPhone models in 2018, link