The Apple Store is down, marking the unofficial start of Apple Event Day

Apple is gearing up for its Sept 15 event.

Apple Store / Screenshot by Sean Keane / CNET

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It begins… Apple’s online store went down on Tuesday in preparation for the company 15 virtual events. iphone 12 Not expected, but Apple is likely to reveal Apple Watch Series 6 And New ipad. shop In general Goes down before a launch event as Apple makes way for its new products.

Apple can also say when it will release new versions of its iOS software Iphone And Ipad, Mac OS Software for its desktops and laptops, and WatchOS Software for its wear.

The event is scheduled for 10 am (1 pm ET, 6 pm BST), and Apple will stream the event on its website. CNET will cover it live, so check back for all upcoming news and products.

Traditionally, the incident takes place at a packed Steve Jobs Theater on Apple’s campus in Cupertino, California, but the company is taking a cautious stand Coronavirus epidemic.

We are likely to see the next iPhone in a separate announcement, as Apple warned investors July conference call That this year’s phones will come “A few weeks later” than usual. It suggests an October or November launch.

Ian Sher of CNET contributed to this report.