Today the traditional autumn presentation of Time Flies of a new line of Apple gadgets took place. The company has been presenting new iPhones at this time of year for more than five years in a row. However, due to the pandemic, the event was held online.
So, the company has introduced a new generation of Watch Series 6 smartwatches and iPad tablets. The main feature of the new watch is the ability to measure the oxygen level in the blood.
Apple Watch Series 6
The new function is positioned not only for athletes, but also for people whose low oxygen levels in the blood cause headaches and feel unwell. The manufacturer promises that oxygen levels will be measured even while sleeping.
The Watch Series 6 is powered by the Apple S6 processor based on the A13 Bionic and adapted for smartwatches. Operating system – WatchOS 7. The new chip allows you to determine the height above sea level in real time.
Also announced two new colors – blue and red (Product Red). In addition to them, new straps were presented, including silicone and woven fabric straps, as well as a set of dials.
Apple Watch Series 6 will be available in the US starting at $ 399. The more affordable Watch Series SE will retail for $ 279. They differ from the older one in the absence of advanced functions for measuring the level of oxygen in the blood. Watch Series 3 prices will drop to $ 199.
New iPad and iPad Air
The update has received a “classic” 10.2-inch iPad. Now it is powered by the A12 Bionic processor, which is 40% faster than the previous generation, and supports Apple Pencil. The price remained unchanged – from $ 329.
The fourth generation iPad Air has undergone much more changes. He got the design of the older iPad Pro without a physical button. Touch ID is located in the power button, while there is no ID function.
The tablet is powered by a 5nm A14 processor, which will also be in the iPhone 12. It will be available in several colors starting at $ 599.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that Apple will present a new iPhone not earlier than October and in November will show new Mac computers.