Apple’s September Event, which finally took place on Wednesday is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated tech events of the year, bringing all the new launches, including new Apple iPhones, watches & AirPods. Although iPad and Mac fans will have to wait longer.
Check the complete list of products unveiled by Apple last night.
iPhone 14 & iPhone 14 Plus
iPhone 14 & iPhone 14 plus come with an updated head dissipation and a 1,200-nit HDR display with Dolby Vision support. The iPhone 14 Plus expands to a 6.7-inch display from the standard 6.1-inch version. They will inherit the battery life of Max.
The new A15 Bionic chip promises faster performance. The camera system has been updated with a larger sensor & sensor shift OIS in the 12-megapixel camera. Aimed for better results in difficult lighting, the new Truedepth camera boosts low-light photography and has faster & better focusing. Apple has also introduced Photonic Engine in software for better image processing. The Mini has been discounted as well.
Apple has switched to eSim technology for the US, their iPhones won’t come with a physical sim tray. It also supports crash detection & Satellite connectivity feature for the US & Canada. This will allow the users to send SOS alerts without cellular connectivity, free for the first two years.
The iPhone 14 starts will cost Rs 79,900, and the iPhone 14 will cost Rs 89,900. The iPhone 14 sales begin on September 16 and iPhone 14 Plus will be available in India from October 7.
iPhone 14 Pro & iPhone 14 Pro Max
Interestingly, the Pro series comes with an always-on display & a new look. iPhone 14 Pro comes with a 6.1-inch display & iPhone 14 Pro Max comes with a 6.7-inch display. With Super Retina XDR, The new camera notch expands and contracts to accommodate notifications and information, which you can interact with, called the “Dynamic Island.”
The new 4-nanometer A16 Bionic chip is faster and requires less power than A15. The new Display Engine provides display rendering & updated image signal processing.
A 48-megapixel sensor with support for pixel binning allows better sensitivity in lowlight shooting at 12-megapixel. There’s a new 2x telephoto setting and a 48mm mode, plus support for 48 megapixels in ProRaw. Video also gets Action Mode and 24 frame-per-second shooting.
The color variants come in Space black, deep purple, gold & silver. The
iPhone 14 Pro starts at Rs 1,29,900; while iPhone 14 Pro Max starts at Rs 1,39,900.
Apple Watch Series 8
The latest Apple Watch Series has an always-on & larger display with better durability. The new temperature sensor & improved menstrual tracking will allow women to track their ovulation cycle precisely.
The new safety features provide crash detection & automatic notification to emergency services and contacts. The price starts from Rs 45,900.
Apple Watch SE 2
Apple’s entry-priced Watch gets bigger, faster, and improved pairing for kids without iPhones, and the back case now matches the finishes. It’s made of many recycled materials. The sensors are the same as Series 8 to support crash detection. The price starts from Rs 29,900.
Apple Watch Ultra
The new Apple Watch Ultra will feature a 49mm display, bands that are designed for intense activities, & customizable action buttons. With a new GPS design and a huge battery that lasts up to 36 hours (can be extended to 60 hours via optimization settings), this watch is a masterpiece in every manner. The Apple Watch Ultra is priced at Rs 89,900.
Apple AirPods Pro 2
Improved active noise cancellation, passive noise reduction & a new design are among the key highlights of AirPods 2. The earbuds can be used for up to 6 hours, plus 30 hours of charging to the case. The H1 chip graduates to H2, and new processing offers better detail & quality. They will also support Qi charging as well. The price goes for Rs 26,900.
(Inputs from cnet.com and dnaindia.com)