Apple’s Special Event is over. Here’s what’s new!

Apple’s special event took place today at 10:00 am PST and confirmed a lot of what we already new, but here it all is, just in case you missed it.

Apple opened the Special Event with a video, 40 Years in 40 Seconds

 

New Apple Watch Bands! From Woven Nylon ($69) to more Sport Band colours ($69) to a New Milanese Loop in Black (from $199)

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LIAM (Apple’s New Robot that disassembles old iPhones)

Apple aims to reduce it’s environmental impact by using machines to separate iPhones and iPads into their respective parts for recycling.

 

 

Apple’s NEW 4″ iPhone SE

This is Apple’s New iPhone, same in size to the iPhone 5 and 5S, catering to customers that want a smaller phone and customers that are buying an iPhone for the first time.

The phone uses the same 64-bit A9 Processor as there is in the iPhone 6S keeping the same quality in this new SE as there are in the larger iPhone 6S and 6S Plus phones.

Other features designed into the phone are

  1. – M9 Motion Co-processor
  2. – Always-ON ‘Hey Siri’
  3. – Improved Battery Life
  4. – Faster LTE
  5. – Voice over LTE
  6. – Faster Wi-Fi
  7. – Wi-Fi Calling
  8. – Bluetooth 4.2
  9. – 12 MP iSight Camera
  10. – Focus Pixels
  11. – Retina Flash
  12. – Live Photos
  13. – 63 MP Panoramas
  14. – 4K Video
  15. – 1080P up to 60fps
  16. – Improved Microphones

and Apple Pay!

 

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and it is available in 4 colours! Gold, Space Grey, Silver, and the New Rose Gold

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Pricing for the iPhone SE is as follows

16GB will most likely be $499 and 64GB will be $609. Orders begin March 24, phones will start shipping March 31.

 

Apple is also adding to the iPad Pro by introducing a NEW iPad 9.7″ iPad Pro. Like it’s larger sibling, the iPad Pro 9.7″ has the 64-bit A9X Chip and the following specs

  1. – M9 Motion Co-processor
  2. – Always-ON ‘Hey Siri’
  3. – Higher Brightness
  4. – Faster LTE
  5. – LTE advanced
  6. – Lowest Reflectivity
  7. – True Tone Display
  8. – Smart Connector
  9. – 5 MP iSight Camera
  10. – Focus Pixels
  11. – Retina Flash
  12. – Live Photos
  13. – 63 MP Panoramas
  14. – 4K Video
  15. – 4 speaker audio
  16. – Wide color Retina Display

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The 9.7″ iPad Pro will be priced as follows and will be available to order on March 24 and shipping March 31

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Here’s the iPad Pro introduction video

 

We also learned about upgrades to both iOS with 9.3 being released today and an upgrade to tvOS as well.

Click here to see whats NEW in iOS 9.3

 

The next Apple Event will be much larger and will take place during WWDC in June. See you there!

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