THE Apple announced a lot of news this Wednesday (16): it had simple iPad, iPad Air, Watch Series 6 and a more affordable (but not necessarily cheap) Watch SE. The company also unveiled the Apple One subscription plans, the Fitness + fitness service, and the arrival date for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7 and tvOS 14. Only iPhone 12, due in October, is missing. We have gathered below the main details of the event.
Apple Watch Series 6 measures blood oxygen
The Apple Watch Series 6 has an oximeter sensor that measures blood oxygen saturation (SpO2). It also comes with an S6 processor up to 20% faster than the Series 5. The watch will cost from R $ 5,299 when it arrives in Brazil; check out the details here.
Apple Watch SE is the new “cheaper” watch
Apple also announced Watch SE, a less expensive version that will cost R $ 3,799 in Brazil. It has an S5 processor that is up to twice as powerful as the Series 3 and a screen with thin edges. The watch also features sleep monitoring, drop detection, water resistance and an always-on altimeter; but the ECG (electrocardiogram) resource was missing. Learn more at this link.
Apple Watch will come without plug adapter
The Apple Watch Series 6 and Watch SE will be sold without the plug adapter in the box. The company says the goal is to preserve the environment, and it is believed that it will do the same with the iPhone 12; find out more here.
New iPad Air has iPad Pro design
The iPad Air has a similar design to the iPad Pro, with thinner edges and a USB-C connector instead of Lightning. For the first time on Apple tablets, Touch ID is built into the power button; and here we have the Apple A14 processor that should be equipped with the iPhone 12. We have gathered the details in this link.
8th generation iPad comes with Apple A12
The 2020 iPad continues with a 10.2-inch screen and Touch ID on the Home button. The biggest difference from predecessors is the faster processor than cheap Windows notebooks or Chromebooks. Check the price and specifications here.
Apple Fitness + is a subscription to exercise
Apple Fitness + is a $ 9.99 monthly service that offers several weekly updated workouts, including yoga, dance, rowing, strength (weightlifting), treadmill and more. Videos can be accessed on an iPhone, iPad or Apple TV in sync with an Apple Watch; the watch serves to track your activity level. Learn more about Fitness + at this link.
Apple One brings together Music, TV + and iCloud
Apple decided to merge its subscriptions into one – or rather, three. Apple One has Individual and Family plans with Apple Music, TV +, Arcade and iCloud storage; while Premier includes News + and Fitness +. See prices and other information here.
iOS 14, iPadOS 14 and watchOS 7 are coming
The final versions of iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7 and tvOS 14 will be released on Wednesday (16). There is good news in this update: the iPhone gets a redesigned home screen and supports widgets; the iPad receives Scribble to write by hand in any text field with Apple Pencil; and Watch incorporates sleep monitoring. Learn more at this link.
And the iPhone 12?
Apple tends to reveal new iPhones in September, but that changed in 2020 due to the pandemic of the new coronavirus, which caused COVID-19. According to the company itself, the next generation of iPhones “will be available a few weeks later” than usual.
The iPhone 12 should come in sizes of 5.4 inches and 6.1 inches, both with dual camera at the rear. Meanwhile, the iPhone 12 Pro would be sold in versions of 6.1 ″ and 6.7 ″ with triple camera. Some of the models would support 5G, and all would come with an OLED display. instead of LCD. They must be sold without headphones and without a charger in the box.