Inside Apple Unleashed: Which new products were showcased?

Highlights

  • In September, Apple unveiled a whole bunch of new devices, including iPhones, iPads, and the latest Apple Watch.
  • On 18 October, Apple announced new products namely MacBook Pro models, third generation AirPods, among others.
  • The products were announced via Apple’s virtual ‘Unleashed’ event.

After focusing on iPhones and Apple Watches a month ago, Apple has now unveiled a whole bunch of new devices, including iPhones, iPads, and the latest Apple Watch. On 18 October 2021, the Cupertino-based tech giant announced new products namely MacBook Pro models, third generation AirPods, among others via its virtual ‘Unleashed’ event.

On 18 October, Apple announced new products namely MacBook Pro models, third generation AirPods, among others.

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New MacBook Pro

Apple on Monday rolled out a new generation of Macbook Pros. The product will be released in two sizes - 16-inch or 14-inch.

  • It has ports including an SD card slot, and an HDMI port.
  • 120Hz ProMotion support for smoother scrolling.
  • It has got a camera notch and the camera has been upgraded to 1080p.
  • The entire audio system has been overhauled. It now has larger tweeters and woofers.
  • The starting price of a 14-inch model is US$1999, while the 16-inch model starts at US$2499.

Inside Apple Unleashed: Which new products were showcased?

New AirPods

Apple has upgraded its base level AirPods with a new look and spatial audio support. The Pro line’s “force sensor” will control music or calls and improve sweat or water resistance. The battery will now run for 5 hours to 6 hours on a single charge. The third generation AirPods will ship for US$179 starting next week.

M1 Pro and M1 Max

Apple on Monday unveiled two new M1 chips — the M1 Pro and M1 Max.

  • Apple said that the M1 Pro CPU is up to 70% faster than the original M1. It has a GPU up to 2 times faster, 32GB of unified memory, and 200GB per second of memory bandwidth.
  • M1 Max boosts memory up to 64GB.
  • M1 Pro and M1 Max support up to 10 CPU cores.
  • On the GPU front, the Pro supports up to 16-core, while the Max supports up to 32-core.

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