WWDC 2018 Update: Apple to Launch iPhone SE 2, Mac Pro, iOS 12, and More
Even though we are still months ahead of the much-anticipated Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018, numerous details about the event are surfacing. In fact, it is said that Apple will be launching the iPhone SE 2, Mac Pro, iOS 12, and other software during the event.
WWDC 2018 Schedule
The WWDC 2018 will run from June 4 to June 8, 2018. It will be held at McEnery Convention Center, which is where the WWDC 2017 was held. It is also worth noting that the tickets for the much-awaited event will cost $1599. But in case you’re not a developer, you can watch the live streaming through Apple TV or Safari browser.
Products to Expect During the WWDC 2018
Here are the products that you can expect to be announced during the WWDC 2018:
Apple is expected to announce the iOS 12 during the WWDC 2018. This upcoming OS from the Cupertino-based tech company is expected to convey new Animoji for the iPhone X. It is also expected to incorporate the Animoji into FaceTime, which will let the iPhone X users chat with their family and friends through the use of Animoji characters. Users can also expect a redesigned Stocks app, more profound Siri incorporation in iOS, improved version of Do Not Disturb plus more options, enhanced parental controls, and advancements to augmented reality features.
Apart from cross-platform compatibility, which will let the iOS apps to run on the Mac for the first time, the other features that macOS 10.14 might bring is not yet known. But then, it is worth noting that the Universal iOS and Mac applications will importantly increase the number of accessible apps on Macs. It could even mean that Apple will transport some of its iOS-only applications like Home, to the Mac.
watchOS 5 and tvOS 12
The new versions of the iOS and macOS are always conveyed by updated versions of watchOS and tvOS. Unluckily, there are still no available details about the watchOS 5 and tvOS 12, aside from the fact that these are expected to be announced at the WWDC 2018.
According to some speculations, the upcoming iPhone SE2 will be assembled by Wistron, a Taiwanese manufacturer. As for the device’s design, it is expected to have the same design as the current model.
Specs-wise, it’s believed to be furnished with same 4-inch LCD display. It might be featuring a Touch ID button, an A10 processor along with a 2GB of RAM. The iPhone SE 2 is expected to house 32GB and 128GB internal storage and the low-priced model might be priced at around $450. Lastly, it might flaunt a glass back and wireless charging technology.
The Cupertino-based tech company reveals that it’s working on a new Mac Pro, and many think that it will be launched during the WWDC 2018. Based on some rumors, it will abandon the present cylindrical design, which will make it easier to enhance the hardware inside. Aside from this, there are still no available details about the Mac Pro.
These are the products you can expect during the WWDC 2018. Nonetheless, these are just based on assumptions and it is still advised to stay tuned for future announcements of details about the upcoming WWDC 2018.