iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus news: new handsets may release in September


Apple has not mentioned an iPhone release for this fall, but rumors are already circulating about the possible release of not one but two new iPhones for the season.

According to Gotta Be Mobile, Apple is gearing up to release not only the iPhone 6S but also the iPhone 6S Plus as its flagship smartphone products for this year.

The website theorized that, since the tech giant has confirmed the release of iOS 9 for fall this year, it is likely that Apple is going to release two new smartphones as well, since the company made it a produce to release a new operating systems together with new hardware.

Several parties are also speculating on the hardware specifications for the rumored iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus.

The Latin Times reported that developer Hamza Sood came across new specifications in the iOS Beta that seem to suggest what features users can expect from these upcoming new phones.

Sood grabbed a screenshot of the list, which specified a front-camera that can shoot videos in 1080p resolution and has 240fps slow motion video capabilities. This front-camera technology also comes with LED flash, and panoramic selfie capabilities.

The Christian Post (CP) theorized that the new front-camera will probably have a resolution of 2.1 megapixels.

CP also reported that the new iPhones could have a new A9 processor, a 12 MP rear camera, and 2GB of RAM. They could also have support for Touch ID, Apple Pay, and Force Touch technologies.

Gotta Be Mobile said that the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus could be unveiled by Apple simultaneously, with the iOS 9 debuting a few days ahead.

While Apple has not specified a release date, Gotta Be Mobile said that the phones could be released on September 18 or on September 25. The website also said that the same carriers that carried the iPhone 6 are expected to carry the 6S and 6S Plus this year.