Macotakara: 66.7% accurate

48 rumors

Rating: 2 out of 5.

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Rumor accuracy

Rumor list

2020

August 31

  • iPhone 12 series unveil in the latter half of October 2020, link
  • Apple Watch Series 6 unveil in the latter half of October 2020
  • AirTags unveil in the latter half of October 2020

July 22

  • 2020 5G iPhone models coming in November, link
  • 2020 LTE iPhone models coming in October

June 4

  • First look at early 2021 iPhone 13 prototype, link

June 3

  • Next iPad Air will have USB-C, link
    • Next iPad mini keeping Lightning port

February 24

  • 2020 iPhone models may support IEEE 802.11ay Wi-Fi standard, link
  • AirTags:
    • “Completely waterproof,” link
    • Apple Watch-like magnetic charging
    • Fall 2020 release

January 20

  • 2019 iPhones:
    • 6.7-inch Pro
      • OLED
      • Face ID
      • 7.4mm thickness
      • Taller than iPhone 11 Pro Max
      • Larger cameras sensors
      • Asymmetrical mic holes
    • 6.1-inch Pro
      • OLED
      • Face ID
      • Taller than iPhone 11
      • Asymmetrical mic holes
    • 6.1-inch
      • OLED
      • Face ID
      • Dual cameras
    • 5.4-inch
      • OLED
      • Face ID
      • Dual cameras
      • Asymmetrical mic holes

2019

December 6

  • New iPhone SE:
    • Same body as iPhone 8, link
    • A13 processor
    • No 3D Touch
    • Wi-Fi 6
    • Coming in Spring 2020

August 12

  • Next iPad Pro models to gain triple cameras, link
  • Upcoming 10.2-inch entry-level iPad will have dual cameras
  • New iPad Pro models debuting in October 2019

May 27

  • New iPhone may support dual-Bluetooth audio, link

May 10

  • 6.1-inch iPhone to come in two new colors:
    • Green, link
    • Lavender
    • Replacing:
      • Coral
      • Blue

April 8

  • Two new 2019 iPhones getting triple lens camera system:
    • 6.1-inch, link
      • “0.5mm thinner than iPhone XS”
    • 6.5-inch
      • “0.4 mm thinner than the iPhone XS Max”
  • OLED displays

March 22

  • 2019 iPhones:
    • 18W charging brick
    • USB-C to Lightning cable
    • Two-way wireless charging

February 11

  • Fifth-generation iPad mini:
    • Same design as last one, link
    • Identical dimensions as mini 4
      • 6.1mm thickness
    • Lightning port
    • Touch ID
    • Headphone jack
    • Mic relocated to center
    • A10/A10x processor
    • May support Apple Pencil 1
      • No support for Apple Pencil 2
  • 2019 iPhones:
    • Lightning port, link
    • 5W charging brick
    • Lightning to USB-A cable
    • Lightning EarPods

2018

May 14

  • Updated iPhone SE not coming until the third quarter of 2018, link

April 20

  • iPhone SE 2:
    • Same size as original iPhone SE, link
    • Touch ID
    • No headphone jack
    • A10 processor
    • Glass back for wireless charging
    • Coming in May 2018

March 22

  • iBooks app in iOS 12 will have new “Today” section, link

March 15

  • Leaked video shows second-generation iPhone SE that looks like iPhone X, link