The Next Apple Event 2021: Dates, News, Rumors, and Everything Else To Know

What to expect from the computer giant's next launch event

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Apple holds events several times each year to announce new products and services. Aside from the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), there are usually Spring and Fall events that zero in on certain products.

A random extra event can pop up, too, as it did in Fall 2020 when the company split announcements for the iPhone 12 and Apple Watch Series 6 between September and October events.

What Is the Next Apple Event?

The next event is expected in April 2021. The rumor mill was expecting March 23; then it shifted to April based on an industry insider's comments. No actual date has surfaced yet and no official confirmation has come (yet) from Apple. Invitations typically pop into email boxes about a week prior to any Apple event.

It looks like Apple is tired of 'insiders' leaking event dates. The rumored March 23 event appears to have been an attempt by the company to weed out the leakers. We're sticking with our bet on April, which is more in line with Apple's past event timing.

How To Attend the Event

Apple usually offers a free live stream to everyone. It's unlikely there will be an in-person event offered in 2021, so online will be the best bet to see what the company is up to. As soon as we have specific streaming details, we'll post them here.

What Announcements Will Apple Make?

The rumor mill is busier than a hive with guesses; Apple likes to keep everyone on their toes and doesn't release much information to the public before the event.

We anticipate a couple of new product announcements, though, based on some solid sources that tend to predict Apple's next moves accurately. Here's what we are expecting:

We are not expecting the MacBook Pro 2021 at this event; watch for that later in the year.

The Latest News About Apple

While you can always read the latest technology news on Lifewire, here are some pieces of interest involving Apple in particular.

Stay tuned for more Apple news and announcements in this space.

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