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iPhone 15 release date: Apple locks in September for big reveal

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Apple's confirmed the reveal date for the highly anticipated iPhone 15 earlier than expected but at least we can mark our calendars well ahead of time.

It's official, Apple's come in guns blazing to announce that its Special Event is happening in September.

iPhone 15 release date in Australia: When is it happening?

Apple will announce the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max on Wednesday, September 13 2023 at 3am. That's September 12 in the US.

It's not the best time for those of us in Australia but you know the drill, mark your calendars right now and make sure to set those alarms for when the day comes.

We're also expecting Apple to announce the Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra second generation.

As expected, the rumour mill is amass with information on what we can expect from this year's iPhone 15 lineup.

A couple of big things we're hearing is that Apple will retire the lightning port in favour of USB-C and opt for a customisable Action button instead of the mute button.

Read our roundup of all the iPhone 15 rumours that'll get you in the mood for the big reveal.

When do pre-orders in Australia go live for the iPhone 15?

As per Apple's usual fashion, we expect pre-orders from the likes of Telstra, Optus, Vodafone to go live on the following Friday, 15 September.

The iPhone 15 should then go on sale and appear in stores the following Friday, 22 September.

Compare iPhone 14 plans in Australia to see if you can upgrade to an older model for cheaper.

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