Apple Watch Event: Everything You Should Know

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Apple hosted its annual launch event yesterday – the biggest surprise being that no new iPhones were announced. Instead, the tech company focussed on its Apple Watch Series and iPad range.

Here’s everything you need to know about Apple’s Watch Event:

Apple Watch Series 6 and SE


Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Series 6 which includes the Watch SE – a new low-end model. The SE priced from $279 sports an expansive retina display and advanced sensors.

The Apple Watch SE, successor to Apple Watch Series 3, uses the S5 System in Package (SiP) and dual-core processor, which also powers the Series 5. The Verge reports that this could deliver up to two times better performance than from the Series 3.

The Watch Series 6 is Apple’s newest flagship wearable which includes a Blood Oxygen sensor. It comes in a new blue, red, silver, space grey or gold aluminium.

8th Generation iPad and iPad Air

Apple Unveils the 8th-Gen 10.2-inch iPad With A12 Chip, Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Support. Alongside this is the redesigned 10.9-Inch iPad Air With A14 Chip, All-Screen Design, Touch ID in Power Button, and USB-C.

The tech company confirmed that it’s new watched would ship without power adapters but the iPad Air would include a 20W USB-C Charger.

Apple also introduced Apple One bundles with Apple Music, Apple TV+, pricing starts at $14.95/Month and announced the Fitness+ workout service for $9.99/Month.

Edited by Jenna Delport
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