What you need to know from Apple’s September Event 2018

Apple Special Event September 2018

Well it’s here for another year – Tim Cook took to the stage of the Steve Jobs Theatre to reveal this year’s latest iPhone and Apple Watch.

Here’s everything you need to know!

Apple Watch – Series 4

  • Displays – now 30% larger
  • Watch Faces – new faces including Health, Breathe, Fire, Water and Vapour as well as new complications
  • Digital Crown – now includes haptic feedback
  • Speaker – now 50% louder
  • New S4 Chip – 2 times faster than previous watch
  • New Accelerometer – Can now detect when you fall and automatically call for help
  • Heart Monitor – Will now notify you if your heart rate is too low or if you have an irregular rhythm. You can now also take an electrocardiogram (ECG). – It’s been FDA approved.
  • Availability to Order – September 14 and will start from $599

iPhone XS and XS Max (and the budget iPhone XR)

  • New Sizes – 5.8 and now, new 6.5 inch size with 60% greater Dynamic Range
  • New Glass – more durable
  • Finishes – new gold finish as well as Space Grey and Silver
  • Water Proof – now up to 2 Meters for 30 minutes
  • New A12 Bionic Chip – can now process 5 Trillion operations per second!
  • Storage – has now been doubled to 512Gb
  • Camera – does 1 trillion operations per photo, Smart HDR to make your photos pop. You can also change depth of field on photos after they’ve been taken!
  • Battery – lasts up to and Hour and half longer in iPhone Xs Max
  • Dual Sims – iPhone will now support 2 sim Cards through eSim
  • iPhone XR – 6.1 inches, aluminium, 6 colours, Face ID, Portrait mode photos
  • Availability to Order – iPhone XS and Max from September 14 and will start from $1,629. iPhone XR from October 19 and will start from $1,229.

(via applegoss.com)

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