Apple usually holds 3 – 4 events in a year, of which September’s Time Flies event was held virtually on 15th September 2020, Tuesday.
Apple Event 2020
The Apple CEO Tim Cook said that their focus for the event is two products Apple watch and iPad. Moreover, some new services were also announced. They have committed that by 2030 Apple will be 100% carbon neutral. There’s no doubt that the event completely holds the gadget lovers till the end of the event. Let’s quickly see what Apple announced at its Time flies event.
Apple watch series 6
The very first gadget announced at Apple’s Time flies event was Apple watch series 6 and it completely stole the show.
Apple watches series 6 comes with new color including the stunning red color for the first time however the design is quite similar to series 5 and 4. Apple watch series 6 comes at $399.
It includes new features with auto-monitoring of blood oxygen level and it also features the new always-on altimeter for tracking elevation. The Apple watch series 6 comes with a new S6 chip processor which is up to 20% faster than the previous generation. The display screen is 2.5 times brighter.
It has a family setup that even works without an iPhone. This device provides a ‘solo loop’ band without a buckle.
Apple watches series 6 is now using 100% recycled rare-earth elements and tungsten in taptic engine.
Apple watch SE
The Apple watch SE has a similar design as Apple watch series 6, it has an S5 chip processor and comes with features like family setup fall detection new watch faces, and health-related measurement. Apple Watch S3 comes with an affordable price of $279.
iPad 8th Generation
Next on the list is the iPad 8th generation that comes with a12 bionic chip and is said to be the powerhouse that features powerful CPU performance and superfast graphics. iPad 8th generation starts at $329
iPad Air comes in five gorgeous color sky blue, green, rose gold, silver, and space grey which features a 10.9-inch liquid retina display. The touch id is now located inside the power button.
The iPad Air has a14 Bionic processor that is much more powerful than its previous generation model. It features a 40% faster CPU and 30% faster graphics. For more updates check Timesalert.
It has a USB C connector that allows for a fast connection to cameras, displays, and much more. iPad Air also supports the Apple Pencil and Magic keyboard. iPad Air starts at $599
Apple fitness+ comes with 10 different workout types, it is available on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.
It tracks workout with onscreen metrics and new workout added every new week. It comes at $10 per month or $80 per year plan.
Apple gives all the services in one simple plan, it includes iCloud, Apple Music, Apple arcade, Apple fitness+, and Apple news+
The plans are as follows
Individual – it starts at $14.95/ month which include Apple Music, Apple TV +, Apple arcade, and 50GB of iCloud
Family plan – it starts with $19.95/month that includes all other features with 200 GB of iCloud which shared with up to 6 family members.
Premier plan- this plan comes at $30/month. Which adds Apple news+ and Apple Fitness+ with other features and 2TB of iCloud.
To summarize, the Apple Company has announced their new gadgets and some services. They are apple watch series 6, Apple watch SE, iPad 8th generation, iPad Air, and services like apple fitness+ and Apple One.