Almost a month after its grand event wherein apple announced iPhone 13 series ..the company is all set to hold another event today to spruce up its range of MacBooks and Airpods. The event is being called unleashed and the main highlight is expected to be the launch of Apple’s M1X chip which is the successor to the company’s m1 SoC launched last year. Stay tuned with us for all the live updates of the event.
Apple Event Live Updates:
- Apple’s CEO Tim Cook kickstarts the unleasted event.
Apple starts the event by saying they will focus on Music today. Apple Music has a collection of over 90 million songs. You can search for your favorite songs by searching for an album, artist, or the song itself. Playlists can be heard according to mood and activity.
A brand new subscription plan unveiled by Apple for Apple Music called the Apple Music Voice Plan which is priced at 4.99$ per month.
Apple Home Pod Mini
- Apple introduces Home Pod Mini in 5 vibrant colors to match your personality. It is a great way to enjoy apple music.
- The new HomePod Mini will be available in yellow, orange, blue, white and space grey colors. They will be available for Rs. 9900 from the official Apple Store and authorised retailers. HomePod Mini will go on sale in November in the new color options.
- AirPods 3 unveiled by Apple with spatial audio, Dolby Atmos for the immersive theatre-like experience. Third generation AirPods with all-new design with better design and good sound quality.
- The AirPods 3 are Sweat and water-resistant, comes with adaptive EQ. They automaticallypairs to apple devices with one touch setup
- They are claimed to deliver battery life up to 6 hours. A 5 minutes charge can give you 1 hour of battery life.
- The 3rd gen AirPods are priced at $179 and will go on sale later today. Shipping startsnext week.
- AirPods 3 are priced at Rs. 18,500 in India.
M1 Pro, M1 Max Processors
- The new M1 Pro and M1 Max processors are game changer.
- The Mi 1 Pro CPU and GPU have separate memories to transfer data to and fro. 200gb/s bandwidth with 32GB unified memory.
- It’s a10 core CPU and 16 core GPU and 70% faster performance. Display engine, thunderbolt controllers, memory cache, neural engine, etc.
- The second is the M1 Max, it has double the memory bandwidth. The M1 Max packs has 57 billion transistors. It is the largest chip that Apple has ever built by far.
- The M1 Max has a 32-core GPU, and it has 4X faster GPU performance compared to the M1.
- Apple claims both the M1 Pro and M1 Max have much better power performance as well compared to the earlier M1 and the PC chips as well.
- Musicians will be able to create audio, videos easily and much more swiftly. 10,000+ apps for developers in M1 Pro and MI Max.
Macbook Pro 14, Macbook Pro 16 Laptops with Mini LCD 120Hz displays
- As expected, the new Macbook Pros – 14-inch and 16inch are here.
- Bye bye touch bar.
- Both laptops come with Advanced thermal system for sustained performance.
- The 16-inch version is 16.8 mm thick, 4.7 pounds in weight, while 14 inch one even lighter and thinner.
- Keyboard is backlit, wide range of ports for connectivity, hdmi, sd card slot headphone jack, 2 thundebolt ports, magsafe three is back.
- Breathtaking display with 24% thinner, 3.5mm bezels.
- Both laptops comes with backlit mechnical keyboard, and a wide range of ports for connectivity.
- Apple has added a HDMI port, a sd card slot, a headphone jack, 2 thunderbolt ports. MagSafe charger is back with faster charging speeds.
- Apple claims its the world’s best display on a notebook.
- The breathtaking display with 24% thinner, 3.5mm bezels, menu bar raised above gives more room for content, 16.2-inch display for the 16-inch model, 14.2-inch display for the 14-inch model.
- Both Macbook Pro 14 and 16 models comes with ProMotion technology with variable refresh rate to 120Hz.
- The liquid retina HDR display is bacially a mini led based LCD display that can deliver 1000 nits of sustained brightness and 1600 nit peak brightness in HDR.
- The new Macbook pros come with 1080p camera with 2x better low light performance. With computational video, the camera delivers 60% lower noise.
- Speakers on new Macbooks Pros delivers 80% more bass, spatial audio,6 speaker sound system
Macbook Pro 14, Macbook Pro 16 2021 Prices
The new Macbook Pros go on sale later today will become available next week.
- Macbook Pro 14 2021 price – $2499. India price of the 14-inch MacBook Pro with M1 Pro chipset featuring 8-core CPU, 14-core GPU, 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD storage is Rs. 1,94,900.
- Macbook Pro 16 2021 price – $1799 . 16-inch MacBook with M1 Pro chipset featuring 10-core CPU, 16-Core GPU and 16GB RAM+ 512GB SSD is priced at Rs. 2,39,900 in India. While the 1TB SSD model is priced at Rs. 2,59,900.
- MacBook Pro 16 2021- with M1 Max SoC featuring 10-core CPU, 32-Core GPU, 32GB unified memory and 1TB SSD storage is priced at Rs. 3,29,900 in India.
Revisit the Apple October Unleashed event here: