Apple event: Everything announced, from Apple Watch 6 and SE to Apple One
Apple CEO Tim Cook started Tuesday's event by telling us the and new additions to the would be the highlights -- and then we got the , the , the debuting the and a . The rumored of Apple Arcade, Apple TV Plus, iCloud, Apple Music and other services became a reality starting at AU$19.95 a month, including the new Fitness Plus service. But the .
We didn't expect the , and while Apple confirmed that the new iPhone will be available "a few weeks later" than its usual mid-September launch, is that it will be either Oct. 13 or 14. The updated versions of Apple's operating systems -- , and -- are all coming Wednesday, though.
It's been . Wow. The latest generation gets a power update to the A12 Bionic processor. It still starts at AU$499, preorders start now and it ships Friday.
The new iPad Air comes in colors like the rainbow, incorporates a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display and receives long-awaited updates, like Touch ID via the power button. It jumps to the new 5-nanometer A14 Bionic chip with six cores and a four-core GPU. It will ship in October starting atAU$899.
Apple Watch Series 6 and Watch SE
Apple recapped the that were announced at WWDC. The new Apple Watch Series 6 has new colors and finishes, an always-on display and expanded health measurements, including blood oxygen saturation, or Sp02. It incorporates a new, customized A13-based processor that's faster. A new band design is a single, stretchy loop. It starts at AU$599 and ships Friday. Apple also added a new Family Setup option that doesn't require pairing with an iPhone and expanded parental controls.
The Apple Watch SE has a bigger display and a (relatively) more affordable AU$429 starting price. The stays in the lineup at AU$299. is a new, Watch-centric subscription service that gives you tailored workouts for AU$14.99 per month or AU$120 per year.