APPLE’S September iPhone event might end up being much bigger than most people first thought.
The iPhone 6s event which is expected to take place on September 9 was believed to be held at Apple’s 2012 iPhone launch venue, the San Francisco Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, capable of seating 755 people.
However, according to local San Francisco blog Hoodline, the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, a 7,000 capacity space has been booked by an unnamed person for September 4th through to September 13th for a private “trade event”. The filing says the event will only run until September 10, however.
While there’s of course no guarantee that it is in fact Apple that has booked the venue in that time, the dates match perfectly, as does the secret nature of the booking’s details. There are also no announced events that are planned to be taking place during those dates in the area.
Locals are reporting that security guards have been patrolling the building to ensure no one sees what’s happening inside, while power generators are outside taking up parking spots.
The filing for the booking also says that four of the building’s windows will be removed to make way for giant fibreglass logos.
The iPhone 6s is almost certain to be announced, but rumours have also come up recently suggesting Apple could be launching a new Apple TV or even an iPad Pro at the event.
On top of the location, new leaks have come out overnight that shows the next iPhone will get a camera upgrade from an 8-megapixel to a 12-megapixel snapper.