A Glance Of All New Apple products Launched At The September Apple Event
The Apple ‘Far Out’ event, which was one of the most anticipated tech events of the year, finally happened on Wednesday, bringing new gadgets galore including new iPhones, new smartwatches, and new AirPods. However, for those who missed it, worry not, here’s a quick summary.
The event started with Apple CEO Tim Cook welcoming everyone from the Steve Jobs Theater at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California. Following that, he went straight for the product launches of the night.
Apple Watch Series 8
The Watch Series 8 looks similar to the previous (Series 7) model but it features a body temperature sensor that could help women to track their ovulation cycles. The watch also features a brighter screen.
Besides, it can measure ECG, blood oxygen monitoring (SpO2), and fall detection. There’s also a new ‘crash detection’ feature, which works via two motion sensors. The Apple Watch Series 8 offers 18 hours of on-battery time but with a new low-power mode, it can extend up to 36 hours.
Apple Watch SE 2
The Watch SE 2 has minor upgrades over its predecessor but gets the new crash detection feature. It also features an activity tracker, and sleep tracker, among other features. The Watch SE 2 has an aluminum version that costs roughly Rs 20,000 for the GPS version and Rs 26,800 for the cellular version.
Apple Watch Ultra
The Apple Watch Ultra comes with a 49mm dial that features sapphire glass for extra durability. There’s a new Action button to instantly start an activity. The watch offers up to 36 hours of battery time which can extend to up to 60 hours. The Watch Ultra comes with dual-GPS that work in areas with low cellular connectivity. The watch is rugged and swim-proof, you can use it as deep as 100ft.
iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus
Apple unveiled iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus, giving minor upgrades to its iPhone 13 series, including more safety features. Both iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus feature the older A15 Bionic chipset but there are significant camera upgrades as compared to the iPhone 13 series.
Among the safety features are crash detection and emergency SOS via Satellite connectivity which is for now just limited to US and Canada. In addition, Apple has also done away with the SIM tray from the US models of the iPhone 14 series.
The iPhone Plus features a 6.7-inch 1,200-nit HDR display with Dolby Vision support and comes in a new shade of blue in addition to the rest. Apple has upgraded the camera system with a larger sensor (1.9 microns) and sensor-shift OIS in the 12-megapixel main camera.
iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
Apple also announced iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max featuring Dynamic Island — a new design that introduces an intuitive way to experience iPhone — and the Always-On display.
Both phones are powered by Apple’s latest A16 Bionic chip. iPhone 14 Pro features the first-ever 48MP Main camera on iPhone featuring a quad-pixel sensor, and Photonic Engine, an enhanced image pipeline that dramatically improves low-light photos. Besides, there are features such as Emergency SOS via satellite and Crash Detection.
iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will be available in four new finishes: deep purple, silver, gold, and space black. The iPhone 14 Pro starts at Rs 1,29,900 while the iPhone 14 Pro Max at Rs 1,39,900. Preorder starts Sept. 9, but the 14 ships on Sept. 16, and the 14 Plus on Oct. 7.
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