The biggest iPhone release ever — both literally and figuratively — could be just days away. Apple is gathering the media to its annual fall product event on Sept. 12, and a long list of product refreshes are expected to be on deck. Nothing has been officially confirmed, but convincing leaks reported by 9to5Mac point to new iPhones — including the largest-ever 6.5-inch and 6.1-inch iPhones joining a second-gen 5.8-inch model — and new fourth-generation Apple Watch models. Additionally, Apple could unveil the first-ever iPad models with Face ID, as well as a long-rumored MacBook Air replacement — and that’s just for starters.

In other words: If you have even a passing interest in Apple products, or even if you’re an Android fanboy looking to see what Google needs to counter with its own Oct. 9 event, you’ll want to follow this event live. Here’s how.

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Live coverage here Wednesday, Sept. 12

The 2018 event is following in last year’s footsteps: The Steve Jobs Theater at the company’s Apple Park campus in Cupertino will be the venue, and CNET will have a group of veteran Apple watchers on the scene, backed up by dozens more around the world. 

The live coverage below will all be linked here once it’s available.

Preshow start time: 9 a.m. PT, noon ET (See the start time where you are)

Event start time: 10 a.m. PT, 1 p.m. ET (See the start time where you are)

Liveblog from Cupertino: We’ll have a full team liveblogging on-site, including Connie Guglielmo, Vanessa Hand Orellana, Scott Stein and Shara Tibken, along with real-time photos from ace photographer James Martin.  

En español, tambien: Gabriel Sama will be providing Spanish-language coverage for CNET en español.

Video simulcast: Join Ashley Esqueda, Patrick Holland and Lexy Savvides from our studio in San Francisco for real-time coverage and analysis:

Live event video: Apple is livestreaming the event. Here’s how to watch.

What to expect

Here’s what Apple is anticipated to announce, from the most likely to the more longshot possibilities:

We could also see these on Sept. 12. But Apple may wait to unveil them in October, or even later: 

Those are just some of the possibilities. Check out our full event preview for more details.

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