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iPhone 8 event reportedly planned for September 12, and it won't be alone

Apple is planning to launch the iPhone 8, Apple Watch 3 LTE and 4K Apple TV in two weeks, according to a new report.

Tuesday, September 12 is the launch date for all three devices, reports the Wall Street Journal, citing people briefed on Apple's event plans.

This is the same date we've heard leaked once before, and now it comes from a more reliable source. It also mentions a possible venue launch: the new Apple Park campus.

Not enough for you? We also expect Apple to unveil the iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus with a minor specs upgrade, glass design and wireless charging.

But when is that iPhone 8 release date?

Of course, even if Apple launches three new iPhones, an LTE-equipped Apple Watch and a 4K Apple TV, not all of them may not all come out right away.

The iPhone 8, in particular, has been surrounded by delay rumors, with analysts predicting that the actual release date won't be until October or November.

However, as we've noted before, Apple's fiscal year ends on September 31, and with such a upbeat earnings forecast from execs, it's a strong hint that iPhone 8 could be here before the month is out.

We fully expect the iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus at a cheaper price (or simply to replace the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus price), while the iPhone 8 may come in at close to $999. After all, that's only slightly higher than the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 price at US$930 (£869, AU$1,499).

Matt Swider

US Editor-in-Chief

Matt Swider is TechRadar's gadget-savvy, globe-trotting US Editor-in-Chief Editor who leads the US team in New York City. He began his tech journalism career all the way back in 1999 at the ripe at of 14, and first started writing for TechRadar in 2012. He's tested over 1,000 phones, tablets and wearables and commands a Twitter account of 600,000+ followers. Matt received his journalism degree from Penn State University and is never seen without his TechRadar headphones.