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The Apple iPhone 13 event was put on hold, and there we received the expected iPhone 13 announcement, along with an updated 10.2 inch iPad, a major upgrade for the iPad Mini and a new Apple Watch Series 7. There have also been some classifieds. We've seen a few previews of upcoming shows for Apple TV Plus, including the new season of The Morning Show and new titles like Foundation, and a comedy series, The Problem With Jon Stewart. (Stewart joked that they might need to add a comma to this title.)
We also received an announcement date for the release of new systems from mobile operation, iOS " 15 and iPadOS 15: Sept. "20 . Prsave yourself at download "and install on your iPhone and iPad .
The iPhone 13 Pro has wide-angle, ultra-wide and telephoto cameras. Apple / Screenshot by Stephen Shankland / CNET
All rear cameras have been significantly improved with larger apertures and new video features. Most buzzing is Cinematic Mode, which will allow phones to have pro-level 'rack focus' where you can glide gracefully between out of focus subjects in a video. You can also choose where to focus by tapping the screen, or even holding down to lock focus on a subject.
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- iPhone " 13 will support 5G in 60 countries, works on over 200 carriers this year
- L 'Apple iPad Mini gets a big upgrade: USB-C charging support
- The "Apple A15 Bionic chip powers the iPhone 13 with 15 billion transistors
The camera now has a macro lens, capable of photographing a subject within an inch. Apple says it hasalso made improvements to the software that recognizes people's skin tones, and you can now apply tone and warmth filters that the camera will remember.
Apple claims that despite the faster chip, 5G, better cameras and other features, the iPhone 13 has longer battery life than its predecessor. One way to do this is to switch to LTE "when 5G speeds are not needed.
The iPhone 13 Pro's camera lenses have exploded. Apple / Screenshot by James Martin / CNET
Apple is also making its device to use less internet. Many Siri requests, for example, will remain on the device, a first in the 10 years since the introduction of voice assistant.
The iPhone 13 Pro has a bigger battery, a new Super Retina XDR display with 1000 nits of maximum outdoor brightness, 25% higher than the last year. And it can change the frame rate on the fly, increasing the frame rate to 120Hz when you need to match games and some videos, but reducing it.using 10 Hz when you do not.
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The prices remain the same as the last generation. The iPhone 13 starts at $ 799 (£ 779, AU $ 1,349). The iPhone 13 Mini starts off with double the capacity, 128GB, at $ 699 (£ 679, AU $ 1,199). You can also get a 512GB version, which was previously only available on Pro models. The iPhone 13 Pro will retain its starting price of $ 999 (£ 949, AU $ 1,699) and the iPhone 13 Pro Max will start at $ 1,099 (£ 1,049, AU $ 1,849). Pre-orders open this Friday, September 17, and the phone will appear in stores on September 24.
Apple / Screenshot by Chris Pavey / CNET
Apple Watch Series 7
The new watch has a larger screen, with 20% more screen area than Series 6 and 50% more than Series 3 But the dimensions of the watch have barely changed, Apple says. And it has "softer, more rounded corners " with a"enveloping" feel to the sides.
Apple claims to have redesigned the software's buttons to make them easier to use, and it can hold 50% more text on the screen than last year's watch.
Newer Apple Watches now have a "crack-resistant front crystal ", with "geometry more robust "and an IP6X certification for additional dust resistance compared to the previous model.
It has a bunch of new colors, new bands and even a new faster charger. Like the iPad, Apple says it is 100% recycled aluminum.
The Apple Watch Series 7 will retail for $ 399, with international pricing yet to be announced. That doesn't come until later this fall, however. Apple will also continue to sell the Apple Watch Series 3 for $ 199 and last year's Apple Watch SE for $ 279.
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Since launching last year, Apple has focused its $ 10-per-month Fitness Plus service on making you sweat. But this year he is adding a meditation option, which will include all kinds of different calm, kindness, and gratitude meditations. Just like other Apple courses, it will be updated weekly on your phone and watch.
Apple has always had hidden features to compete with friends in its motion and activity app, and now the company is adding group workouts as well. In this case, you can start a workout with (or against) your friends from an iMessage chat conversation. Apple says up to 32 people can participate, and you'll even know when friends are in front of you in a bike class, for example.
The new iPad Mini. Apple / Screenshot by James Martin / CNET
iPad and iPad Mini
The new 10.2-inch iPad incorporates the A13 Bionic chip, according to Apple, which is 20% faster than the A12 "in all aspects of the chip from the CPU and GPU to the neural engine. " (The iPhone 13 isequipped with the new A15 Bionic chip.) It has a larger screen, with 20% more screen area than the 6 series and 50% more than the 3 series. The dimensions of the watch have hardly changed, Apple said. And it has "softer, more rounded corners " with a "wrap around " feel to the sides.
But the Mini is the biggest upgrade.
It ditch the home button and has thinner screen bezels to accommodate the More Large 8.3 inch True Tone display with anti-reflective coating and 500 nits brightness. It is also available in a range of colors, including purple, pink, "starlight " (a light gray), and space gray.
It also has Touch ID built into the power button, just like the iPad Air from last year.
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Apple claims that upgrading the 'iPad Mini means all of the company's iPads are now made from 100% recycled aluminum, as well as 100% recycled tin (for soldering). Apple says it uses 100% recycled rare earth elements in case magnets (but not everywhere).
Apple iPads have always been portrait-oriented devices. The front camera has always been at the top of the game. device when held vertically, and its speakers have always been at the bottom. With the iPad Mini, Apple moved the selfie camera to the top of the landscape orientation and added built-in speakers. stereo speakers intended to be heard also in landscape.
The colors of the new iPad Mini. Apple / Screenshot by James Martin / CNET
Last year Apple introduced super-fast 5G wireless to the 'iPhone. This year it is adding the technology to all of its iPads, starting with the iPad Pro in April. Now the iPad Mini gets 5G, which Apple says can shrink by 3.5 gigabits per second. It also gets USB like its bigger iP brethren.ad Pro.
The iPad starts at $ 329 (£ 319, AU $ 499) and the iPad Mini starts at $ 499 (£ 479, AU $ 749).
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Apple ends with another tour through the landmarks of California. As in his previous videos, it includes information on production health and safety including daily health checkups, face covers "worn by everyone.
So when can you get it?
The iPhone 13 Pro will keep its starting price of $ 999, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max will start at $ 1,099.
Pre-orders start September 17 and ship September 24.
iPhone 13 Pro as a video camera
11:12 am PT
Apple pushed hard for the idea of using the iPhone 13 Pro like a professional level video camera. He hired Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow to try it out, showing how well he handles low-light footage.
iPhone 13 Pro camera upgrades
11:09 am PT
Apple 's updates for wide and ultra-wide sound allow better low-light performance, Apple says, and can also do macro photography - taking a subject as close as 2 centimeters.
Apple says it has also made improvements to the software that recognizes people's skin tones, and you can now apply tone and warmth filters that the camera will remember.
iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max
11:05 am PT
Apple says qThis is the "most pro design " which is probably the most Apple thing I have heard from the company in a while.
It comes in four colors: silver, graphite, gold and "sierra blue.
The iPhone 13 Pro has a bigger battery, Apple added. And it includes a better GPU than the iPhone 13.
Apple has announced that it is announcing a new "Super Retina XDR display " that has 1000 nits of maximum outdoor brightness, 25% more high than last year. And it can change the frame rate on the fly, increasing the frame rate to 120Hz when you need it, but lowering it when you don't. In its demo, Apple showed that it goes down to 10 Hz.
10:58 am PT
Apple claims that despite the faster chip, 5G, better cameras and other features, the L ' iPhone 13 has a longer battery life than its predecessor. One way to do this is to switch to LTE "when 5G speeds are not needed " Apple said. And the company's A15 Bionic chip is more efficient, Apple said.
Apple is also making its device use the Internet less. Many Siri queries, for example, will remain on the device, a first in the 10 years since the introduction of the voice assistant.
Apple has said it is keeping prices the same this year. The iPhone 13 Mini starts at $ 699, with double the capacity starting at 128GB. (You can also get a 512GB version now, which was only available on the Pro models.)
A new autofocus
Apple said that cinematic mode follows where the subject of a video is looking, changing focus when they look away, and again when they look back.
Apple said you can also choose where to focus by tapping on the screen, or even holding down to lock focus on a subject. Everything is shot in Dolby Vision HDR, Apple says, which is fancy talk for high-end video formats.
Camera Upgrades and Cinematic Mode
10:50 am PT
Apple says its cameras rear have been seriously improved with the iPhone 13. The 12-megapixel camera can absorb 47% more light, according to Apple, with an F1.6 aperture.
The ultra-wide camera has an F 2.4 aperture.
When it comes to video, Apple says it's adding a "cinematic mode ", which will allow phones to have pro-level "rack focus " where you can elegantly slide between out of focus subjects in a video. Apple of course created a "movie " demo to show it off.
iPhonesreceive the new A15 Bionic chip
10:45 am PT
"Frankly, the competition is always catching up with our tokens " says Apple. This year the iPhone 13 gets A15 Bionic.
It has a 6 core processor, with 2 high performance cores and 4 high efficiency cores. Apple says it is up to 50% faster than the leading competition. It also has a 4-core GPU, according to Apple. It has 30% faster graphics than the competition.
The iPhone 13 has arrived
10:40 am PT
The new device has two rear lenses, arranged in diagonal. It's also available in pink now, along with blue, "midnight, " "starlight, " and product red.
The antennas are made with bottles of recycled plastic water, according to Apple. And they have a 20% smaller sensor notch.
Apple Fitness Plus goes for group workouts
10:36 am PT
Apple has always had hidden features to compete with friends in its motion and activity app, and now Apple 's adding workouts too group training. In this case, you can start a workout with (or against) your friends from an iMessage chat conversation.
Apple says up to 32 people can participate, and you'll even know when friends are ahead of you in a bike class, for example.
Apple Fitness Plus Adds Meditation
10:35 a.m. PT
OnWhen it launched last year, Apple focused its $ 10-a-month Fitness Plus service on making you sweat. But this year, he's adding a meditation option, which will include all kinds of calm, kindness, and gratitude meditations. Just like other Apple courses, it will be updated weekly on your phone and watch.
Apple Watch Becomes More Durable
10:30 am PT
Apple said its latest Apple Watches now have a "front crystal crack resistant ", with " more robust geometry ".
It also has IP6X certification which means it is dust resistant.
Of course, it has a bunch of new colors, new bands, and even a new, faster charger.
Like the iPad, Apple says it is 100% recycled aluminum.
The Apple Watch Series 7 will cost $ 399. Apple will also continue to sell the Apple Watch Series 3 for $ 199, the Apple Watch SE from last year at $ 279.
It's not coming until this fall, however.
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Apple Watch Series 7 is real
10:27 am PT
It has a larger display, with 20% surface area 'more screen than Series 6 and 50% larger than Series 3.
The dimensions of the watch have barely changed, according to Apple. And it has "softer, more rounded corners " with a "wrap around " feel to the sides.
Apple claims to have redesigned the software buttons to make them easier to use, and it can hold 50% more text on the screen than the watch from last year.
100% recycled aluminum
10:23 am PT
Apple said that iPad Mini upgrade means all company iPads are now made from aluminum100% recycled minium, as well as 100% recycled tin (for soldering). Apple says it uses 100% recycled rare earth elements in the magnets in the case (not everywhere).
Apple finds the landscape
10:19 a.m. PT
Apple iPads have always been portrait-oriented devices . The front camera has always been at the top of the portrait-oriented device. And his speakers have always been downstairs.
With the iPad Mini, Apple has moved the selfie camera up from the landscape orientation and added stereo speakers meant to be heard in the landscape as well.
It will start at $ 499, more expensive than the starting price of $ 399 for the previous generation
The iPad Mini gets USB-C, 5G
10:18 am PT
Last year, Apple introduced super-fast 5G wireless to the iPhone. This year, he's adding technology to his iPads. First, with the iPad Mini, which Apple claims can shrink by 3.5gigabits per second. It also has USB like its big brothers iPad Pro.
iPad Mini gets major upgrade
10:14 am PT
Tim Cook announced the new iPad Mini, which drops the home button and has thinner s. It is also available in a range of colors: purple, pink, "starlight " and space gray
Apple says it measures 8.3 inches and offers a faithful sound, anti-reflective coating ive and 500 nits of brightness.
It also has Touch ID built into the power button, just like the iPad Air from last year.
The new iPad Mini has a jump of 40% dans processor performance and 80% in terms of "GPU jump ", according to Apple.
Apple " iPad refreshes for 2021 with A13 chip, 12 megapixel camera, True Tone screen
10:09 am PT
Cook begins by talking about the strong growth of iPad business, up 40% over the past year.
"Today is even better, " he says.
The new iPad will feature the A13 bionic chip, according to Apple, which is 20% faster "in all aspects of the chip, from the CPU and GPU to the neural engine.
Apple's Melody Kuna, Senior Head of iPad Product Design, Says It's Up To 3 Times Faster Than The Best Selling Chrome Book And Up To 6 Times Faster Than The Tablet Best-selling Android.
It will also include a better camera.back and forth, she said.
Apple TV Plus
10:07 a.m. PT
Apple began by discussing video service at $ 5 per month of sound company, Apple TV Plus, featuring a slew of previews for hit shows like Ted Lasso and The Morning Show, as well as upcoming titles like Foundation, and a comedy series, The Problem With Jon Stewart. (Stewart joked that they might need to add a comma to this title.)
10:04 am PT
Tim Cook starts Apple ' It's event with a video montage of all the things he says Apple loves about California. All of its landmarks, its people singing, it's definitely a fun place to start.
"California has always been a place for people with big ambitions and big dreams, a place where people are nurtured with optimism to make things better, to do things that can make a difference. world. It's such an important part of who we are at Apple, and inspires us in everything we create and do. We are proud to call California our home.
No more pop and rock
9:57 am PT
Apple used to prepare a playlist for its events with hit songs from hit bands like Coldplay to little-known musicians who would suddenly become famous in the background of Apple's s and events. But since Apple started broadcasting its events in the midst of the pandemic, it has grown into artsy - what I'll call corporate classical and pop music.
For what it's worth, I checked on Apple-owned Shazam to see if this was an artist I had never heard of speak. No, Shazam didn't hear it either. At least it's a bit eye-catching.
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9:50 am PT
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9:17 am PT
While we all wait to see what Apple releases, make sure you take this time to update " your iPhones, iPads and other Apple devices . Like now. Go. I'll wait.
Apple released a surprise update on Monday which fills a security hole in a " zero-click "hack . This attack, which is related to the " Pegasus spyware was allegedly used to spy on dissidents, world leaders and journalists, littlet be transmitted by SMS. Supposedly, there is nothing you can do to stop it when it happens - the hack takes effect as soon as your phone receives the message. Apple's update closes that hole.
By the way, you can find out if you've been hacked using a " free tool available online .
Will there be enough?
9:03 am PT
Previously, when new iPhones came out, people lined up outside Apple Stores to be among the first to get their hands on the device. It would then usually run out quickly and almost impossible to find for days or even weeks. Apple has gotten better at handling demand, and so many people are shopping online now that the spectacular iPhone ranges are largely a thing of the past . But what about the supply?
During the pandemic, we learned that our international supply chains are rather fragile and that our reliance on overseas manufacturing has resulted in shortages of all kinds of products. products, from cars to garlic video game consoles . So far, it looks like Apple has been able to avoid these issues, in part thanks to its aggressive long-term planning. That doesn't mean you'll have easy access to an iPhone at launch, but it shouldn't be as hard to find as, say, a " PlayStation 5 .
There are rumors that the Apple Watch, on the other hand, could havelimited stocks at launch. But it is because of a non-pandemic problem. Rumors have it that Apple struggled to keep production running smoothly in order to produce "at high volume .
8:31 am PT
Almost all virtual events hosted by Apple so far have been set to its " multibillion dollar headquarters "spaceship " in Cupertino, in California. But this time, Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted a photo from a different location where the company will be holding at least part of its The Desert event.
It's a good bet this may be a reference to rumors of satellite emergency call capabilities being integrated "to the next iPhone . You'll have to see.