Apple 9 Sep Event – 30 Sec Summary

Here’s a quick 30-sec summary of last night Apple’s event iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, iPad Pro, iPad Mini 4, AppleTV, iOS9 and WatchOS2 (whew!). All you need to know!

New iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

  • Available in Singapore Friday, Sep 25
  • Price in US same as iPhone 6
  • SG prices might adjust due to stronger US Forex
  • Rose Gold Color
  • Same sizes
  • Improved build quality (harder aluminium frame + ion-strengthened glass)
  • 3D Touch
  • 12 MP rear camera with 4K video recording
  • 5MP front camera with screen retina flash

New iPad Pro

  • Surface clone (oops)
  • 12.9 inch retina display (5.6 million pixels)
  • A9X 64-bit chip
  • Apple Pencil accessory (US$99)
  • Apple Pencil is an active stylus, with tilt sensors, looks amazing
  • Smart Keyboard cover accessory (US$169)
  • Price from US$799 for 32 GB WiFi

New iPad Mini 4

  • Upgraded to A8 processor (same as Apple iPad Air 2)

New AppleTV

  • Siri Remote & tvOS are Coming to Your Living Room
  • Siri remote has built in accelerometer, gyroscope and touch / voice support
  • tvOS is the new operating system for Apple TV
  • Price from US$149 for 32GB model and US$199 for a 64GB model

New iOS 9

  • From Sep 16
  • Available to iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch 5th generation and later, iPad 2 and later and iPad mini
  • Improved Siri intelligence
  • Multitasking features, Slide Over, Split View and Picture-in-Picture

New WatchOS 2

  • From Sep 16
  • new watch faces
  • third party app can now display information on watch face
  • see future and past events with Time Travel

Sean

Sean is a tech geek and star wars fan. He loves playing with new gadgets, writing little code snippets in Python, JS, and dabbling with Android programming from time to time, while keeping a lookout for the next biggest happening in the world of tech!

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