Rumors of the Apple event in late March, with the focus on the affordable phone, probably dubbed the iPhone 9 or iPhone SE 2; However, this is unlikely to happen.
He said production problems would delay the launch of the new iPhone. Due to this, Apple decided to postpone the event entirely.
If true, the postponement is likely the result of several factors, all related to the coronavirus outbreak: Delays in production in China, where Apple's iPhone is produced, as well as the recent ban on mass gatherings in Santa Clara, where Apple's headquarters are.
Yesterday's report said Apple's WWDC conference
Usually held in June, it is also in jeopardy due to the ban on mass gatherings. While the ban is currently only in effect until the end of March, if the coronavirus outbreak worsens, it is likely to spread.
None of this has been officially confirmed, and Apple has not officially announced its March event or WWDC.
Previous reports on the March event were mixed
In some media they stated that the event will likely continue as planned, and some said it is likely to be postponed.
In addition to the new affordable iPhone, likely priced at $ 399, rumors say Apple was planning to launch an updated 13-inch MacBook Pro at the event.
It follows numerous cancellations of major tech events, including MWC, Facebook F8, Google I / O, SXSW, and E3.
Officially named COVID-19, it has so far killed more than 4,626 and infected more than 125,482 people. The outbreak has worsened in the United States in recent weeks, with a total of 1,312 confirmed cases and 38 deaths