iPhone 15, new Apple watch and updated AirPods

iPhone 15, new Apple watch and updated AirPods

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Attendees have a look at brand-new Apple merchandise throughout an Apple occasion on the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, Sept. 12, 2018.

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— Hayden Subject

Apple’s high-end iPhone will work effectively with its high-end headset

Apple's iPhone 15 can capture 'spatial video' to rewatch on Vision Pro headset

Pictures and movies look “lifelike,” an Apple government stated, when taken on an iPhone 15 Professional and seen on the Imaginative and prescient Professional.

Customers can now seize spatial movies, which use each the ultrawide and common cameras to create 3D movies that may be loved within the Imaginative and prescient Professional. These movies might be shared with anybody who has an Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional and will roll out “later this yr.”

— Rohan Goswami

Apple iPhone 15 Professional prices $999 and iPhone Professional Max prices $1,199

Apple iPhone 15 Professional and Professional Max pricing.

Supply: Apple Inc.

Apple introduced its iPhone 15 Professional will begin at its identical value as final yr, $999. The iPhone 15 Professional Max will value $1,199, which is a value enhance, however customers will get a storage bump of 256 gigabytes.

Customers can preorder the telephones Friday and they are going to be out there Sept. 22.

— Ashley Capoot

The iPhone 15 Professional cameras are getting a giant improve

The Apple iPhone 15 Digital camera.

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The 48-megapixel cameras will now be capable to shoot in 48MP HEIF and tremendous excessive decision as a default. The 24-megapixel photographs will work in low-light, extremely detailed pictures.

The sensor is greater than in earlier iPhone fashions, and iPhone 15 Professional’s Photonic Engine permits 24, 28 and 35 millimeter focal lengths.

There may also be a 3X telephoto digital camera for the iPhone 15 Professional. For the 15 Professional Max, that shall be upgraded as much as a 5X zoom. That is a new differentiation between the 2 fashions of the already highest-end iPhones.

The iPhone 15 Professional Max may also embody a 120 millimeter focal size. Customers may also join their iPhone 15 Professional on to their Mac computer systems.

— Rohan Goswami

USB-C replace means outdated Lightning cables will now not work

Apple iPhone 15 USB-C Connector

Supply: Apple Inc. 

Since Apple is switching to USB-C charging with the iPhone 15, customers’ outdated Lightning cables will now not work.

This implies U.S. residents upgrading must get new cables, though many individuals have already got them for his or her laptops, headphones and different devices. However Apple may also possible embody a cable within the iPhone’s field.

— Ashley Capoot

Apple introduces an “motion button” for iPhone 15 Professional

The Apple iPhone 15 Motion Button.

Supply: Apple Inc.

Apple is changing its mute change with an “motion button” on its iPhone 15 Professional mannequin. When customers press it, they will nonetheless change between their ringer and silence, however they will additionally select from a bunch of various actions. Individuals can press the button and begin a voice memo, for example.

The button may also correspond with visible suggestions within the iPhone 15 Professional’s dynamic island.

— Ashley Capoot

The new options shall be powered by the A17 Professional, the trade’s first 3nm chip

Apple iPhone Professional A17 Professional chip.

Supply: Apple Inc.

The new A17 Professional chip features a “breakthrough” GPU, a 3 nanometer chip possible manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor. It additionally consists of 19 billion transistors.

It is going to have two high-performance cores and 4 “effectivity” cores. The Neural Engine, Apple’s synthetic intelligence accelerator, shall be twice as quick and powered by 16 cores, per the corporate. The GPU is a six-core unit that Apple says is 20% quicker than the prior model, and the corporate says the GPUs are targeted on gaming quite than AI.

— Kif Leswing

iPhone 15 Professional will are available in three colours

The high-end, titanium-enclosed iPhone 15 Professional will are available in black, blue and silver. Apple executives are touting how mild and skinny it’s, whereas additionally emphasizing the energy of titanium, evaluating it to the alloys used within the Mars rover.

— Rohan Goswami

iPhone 15 Professional will ship with a titanium case, the ‘lightest’ and ‘thinnest borders’ on an iPhone ever

The Apple iPhone 15 Titanium Professional.

Supply: Apple Inc.

The more durable titanium materials will wrap the 2 iPhone 15 Professional fashions. Proper now, they use aluminum, which is much less sturdy. The titanium is brushed and, judging by the teaser video, has barely softened edges in comparison with the present iPhone 14 Professional technology.

— Rohan Goswami

Apple iPhone 15 can name roadside help by way of satellite tv for pc

Apple SOS Help.

Supply: Apple Inc.

Apple introduced that the iPhone 15 will be capable to name roadside help by way of satellite tv for pc.

This implies customers with out cell service who need assistance on the street will nonetheless be capable to get it. The service shall be free to iPhone 15 customers for 2 years.

— Ashley Capoot

iPhone 15 value has been introduced, beginning at $799

Apple reveals iPhone 15 pricing: $799 for base model and $899 for iPhone 15+

The bottom iPhone 15 will value $799. The bigger iPhone 15 Plus will value $899. The low-end value stays unchanged.

— Kif Leswing

Apple confirms USB-C coming to iPhone

The Apple iPhone 15 USB-C Connector.

Supply: Apple Inc.

“USB-C has develop into a universally accepted customary, so we’re bringing it to iPhone,” an Apple presenter stated. It was the most important cheer of the morning in Cupertino, California.

— Kif Leswing

USB-C, ‘a universally accepted customary,’ is coming to iPhone 15

The viewers set free its largest cheer but when Apple introduced each USB-C charging and wired Airpods for the next-generation iPhone 15. The 2nd technology Airpods Professional may also be updated for USB-C, an government stated.

— Kif Leswing

Apple’s present top-end A16 Bionic chip will now be customary on the bottom iPhone 15

The 16-core A16 Bionic chip first debuted on the top-end iPhone 14 Professional final yr. Now, it is coming to Apple’s entry-level iPhone 15.

— Rohan Goswami

Apple’s new bands present the corporate shifting past style

Apple partnering with Nike and Hermes for new Apple Watch Series 9 bands

Since Apple has stopped utilizing leather-based as a cloth in its merchandise, it launched a number of new bands and colours primarily based on fiber and plastic on Tuesday, a lot of which present that they use recycled supplies by way of their coloring or sample.

Whereas ditching leather-based could also be good for the setting, it is a clear break from the unique Apple Watch launch again in 2014, which targeted on style, together with its partnerships with luxurious manufacturers and luxurious finishes similar to leather-based.

— Kif Leswing

Each the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus can have the Dynamic Island

Apple introduces the iPhone 15.

Supply: Apple Inc.

First launched within the iPhone 14 Plus, the Dynamic Island is now rolling out to each the higher- and lower-end model of the iPhone 15.

— Rohan Goswami

The new iPhone 15 is right here

Apple introduces the iPhone 15.

Supply: Apple Inc.

Tim Cook dinner is again on stage. The corporate is now asserting the most recent within the lineup: the iPhone 15. A preview video teased an iPhone 15 in a muted pink, yellow, inexperienced, blue and, after all, black.

— Rohan Goswami

Apple Watch Extremely 2 value is introduced: $799

The Apple Watch Sequence 9.

Supply: Apple Inc.

The Apple Watch Extremely 2 shall be priced at $799, the Sequence 9 shall be priced at $399 and the second technology SE shall be $249, the corporate stated.

— Rohan Goswami

Leather-based bands are a factor of the previous, Apple says

Apple partnering with Nike and Hermes for new Apple Watch Series 9 bands

Apple launched new tremendous woven bands for its watch which are made with none leather-based, which the corporate says is healthier for the setting.

The corporate additionally collaborated with luxurious model Hermès on 4 new leather-free bands and introduced a band collaboration with sportswear model Nike.

— Ashley Capoot

Apple unveils the new Apple Watch Extremely 2

The new Apple Watch Extremely 2.

Supply: Apple Inc.

Jeff Williams is now previewing the new high-end Apple Watch, the Apple Watch Extremely 2. The new watch will embody the new S9 chip, with precision discovering by way of a new second-generation extremely wideband structure, and a new show able to 3,000 nits. It additionally has 72 hours of battery life and 95% recycled titanium.

The machine will include a new watch face, solely for Extremely 2, referred to as Modular Extremely. Apple describes it as probably the most customizable watch face it has ever made.

— Rohan Goswami

Apple’s high environmental government is now on stage

Apple supplies updates on its environmental initiatives.

Supply: Apple Inc.

Former Environmental Safety Company administrator and high Apple government Lisa Jackson is now discussing the corporate’s ongoing efforts to step up its clear vitality and manufacturing processes.

It is a complicated endeavor for the corporate, however Jackson stated the corporate was dedicated to lowering its Scope 3 emissions, or emissions from a company provide chain. The corporate additionally signed a letter reiterating that dedication earlier this month.

— Rohan Goswami

Actress Octavia Spencer makes cameo in environmental video

Tim Cook dinner meets with “Mom Nature.”

Apple Inc.

Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer made a cameo as “Mom Nature” through the occasion in an extended video about Apple’s environmental initiatives. Apple’s Lisa Jackson, the top of setting, public coverage and social initiatives, appeared within the video, too.

Tim Cook dinner additionally joined in on the enjoyable and cracked a few jokes.

— Ashley Capoot

Apple is placing numerous emphasis on its “neural engine,” which is its AI accelerator

The “neural engine” is part of Apple’s chips made for machine studying and is Apple’s predominant synthetic intelligence play — it ought to enhance Apple’s personal chips to run AI on telephones and watches utilizing much less energy. It has been talked about a number of instances already as executives talk about the new chip within the Apple Watch. The corporate’s strategy is strikingly totally different from the server-based strategy from firms similar to OpenAI and Google, which makes use of extra energy.

— Kif Leswing

There is a new Apple Watch characteristic: Double Faucet

Apple Watch Series 9 includes 'double tap' for hands-free interaction

Apple Watch customers can now use their index finger and thumb to work together with their Apple Watch with out ever instantly touching the display. All they must do is faucet their index finger and thumb collectively to work together with their watch, permitting for a one-handed consumer expertise.

It is powered by the center sensor and the gyroscope, together with a machine-learning algorithm to trace modifications in blood circulation, an Apple government stated.

— Rohan Goswami

The Apple Watch has a new Discover My iPhone characteristic with extra accuracy

The new Apple Watch has a greater, improved “Discover My iPhone” characteristic. As a substitute of simply pinging the machine, the new Watch will be capable to level you to precisely the place you left your iPhone, like in your pocket.

— Kif Leswing

The Apple Watch has a new S9 chip, which Apple is looking its most “highly effective but”

Proper off the bat, Apple is specializing in its new S9 chip, which the corporate is describing as its strongest processor in a watch up to now. It is the primary main improve in some years, and it comes after years of upgrades to different options, similar to display dimension or sensors.

— Rohan Goswami

Tim Cook dinner offers a fast nod to Apple’s upcoming combined actuality headset, the Imaginative and prescient Professional

Apple CEO Tim Cook: We're excited about what we're seeing from Vision Pro developer labs

Tim Cook dinner shortly talked about Apple’s upcoming combined actuality headset, the Imaginative and prescient Professional, which the corporate introduced this summer time, however he did not reveal any new particulars.

“The Apple Staff is making nice progress with Imaginative and prescient Professional, and we look ahead to delivery early subsequent yr,” Cook dinner stated.

— Ashley Capoot

Apple’s number-two government is presenting updates to the Apple Watch

Apple’s Chief Working Officer Jeff Williams has taken to the stage to current the new Apple Watch.

— Kif Leswing

Tim Cook dinner has confirmed that updates are coming to the iPhone and Apple Watch

I am right here within the Steve Jobs Theater. Tim Cook dinner has simply stated we are able to anticipate updates about “two important merchandise” — the new iPhone and Apple Watch. First, the corporate goes to demo new updates to the Mac.

— Kif Leswing

Apple begins the occasion with a new advert spot, highlighting its merchandise

An advert runs forward of the Apple occasion in Cupertino, California, Sept. 12, 2023.

Supply: Apple

The opening advert focuses on how the Apple Watch will help individuals’s well being, that includes individuals who say it may have saved their lives, citing coronary heart fee displays and Apple’s emergency SOS characteristic. The corporate emphasised its emergency options in a launch occasion final yr, in an unusually severe tone for the corporate.

— Kif Leswing

Tim Cook dinner kicks issues off

Apple CEO Tim Cook dinner has kicked off the occasion.

“We attempt to make the world a greater place in all issues we do and right this moment’s occasion advances that mission in a lot of methods,” Cook dinner stated.

— Ashley Capoot

Tim Cook dinner is on stage as stream begins early with greater than 1 million individuals already tuned in

Tim Cook dinner is on stage. Apple’s launch occasions get main consideration from shoppers and buyers alike. The stream has simply begun and there are already greater than 1 million individuals ready within the YouTube stream, out there right here.

— Rohan Goswami

We’re in our seats and the lights are dimming

Attendees seated on the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, Sept. 12, 2023.

Kif Leswing | CNBC

We’re seated within the Steve Jobs Theater and the lights are dimming. It is nearly go time.

— Kif Leswing

Silicon Valley angel investor Ron Conway noticed chatting with Apple executives

Ron Conway, founding father of SV Angel, speaks through the TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2015 convention in New York, Might 4, 2015.

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Silicon Valley angel investor Ron Conway was noticed on the occasion, chatting with Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief working officer, and Eddy Cue, Apple’s companies senior vp.

— Kif Leswing

A airplane is flying a banner above Apple’s campus, urging the corporate to combat exploitative materials

A airplane flies above the Apple campus in Cupertino, California, with a banner that reads, “Expensive Apple, Detect Youngster Sexual Abuse in iCloud.”

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Excessive above Steve Jobs Theater, a small plane is flying a banner urging the corporate to do extra within the combat in opposition to baby sexual abuse materials, or CSAM.

“Expensive Apple, Detect Youngster Sexual Abuse in iCloud,” the banner reads. Apple canceled the rollout in December of a device that will assist establish identified or suspected sexual abuse materials inside consumer iCloud drives and storage after backlash over potential privateness intrusions.

— Rohan Goswami

Try the snack unfold

Drinks and snacks on show on the Apple occasion in Cupertino, California, Sept. 12, 2023.

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Individuals are having fun with snacks similar to juice and fruit as they look ahead to the occasion to begin.

Ashley Capoot

We’re about to take our seats

Individuals stroll by way of the Steve Jobs Theater previous to an occasion on the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, on September 12, 2023.

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Individuals are milling about on the Steve Jobs Theater, a constructing on Apple’s campus constructed particularly for launch occasions. Some are starting to take their seats.

— Kif Leswing

Apple Retailer web site quickly down, per custom

The Apple web site is down as Apple gears up for a product occasion in Cupertino, California, on Sept. 12, 2023.

In step with custom, the Apple Retailer web site is quickly down as the corporate prepares to launch its new gadgets.

The Retailer needs to be again up and operating shortly after the occasion.

— Ashley Capoot

Apple CEO Tim Cook dinner’s cryptic message on social media

Apple CEO Tim Cook dinner posted a cryptic message forward of the occasion’s begin, as he has finished in years previous. “It is nearly Time!” Cook dinner wrote on X, previously often called Twitter, together with a photograph of the solar rising above the Steve Jobs Theater on Apple’s Cupertino, California, campus.

It may allude to the anticipated new Apple Watch lineup. The corporate has been reportedly experimenting with titanium casings and 3D printing within the manufacturing course of.

Rohan Goswami

The new iPhone could also be made out of titanium

Apple’s invite to its Sept. 12 occasion.


Apple’s iPhones may now have a lighter physique made out of titanium, as in comparison with the stainless-steel used on present iPhone 14 Professionals. Apple’s occasion invite confirmed an Apple brand that resembled titanium.

Apple’s watches may also obtain updates and will possible be billed as Sequence 9. The corporate may replace a few of its equipment that beforehand used a Lightning charger to the new USB-C charger as effectively.

— Kif Leswing

New USB-C charging port anticipated

An iPhone 14 Professional with a Lightning cable (left) and a USB-C cable (proper). Apple will almost definitely substitute its in-house Lightning connector with USB-C after the European Union determined that telephone producers should use the USB-C customary by the tip of 2024.

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This yr’s new iPhone will possible be branded because the iPhone 15, and the most important change for the machine might be a USB-C charging port. The USB-C port would substitute Apple’s proprietary Lightning charger, which has been integrated into iPhones since 2012.

The USB-C charging port, which was required by new European laws handed late final yr, will imply that iPhones share a charger with Android telephones, newer laptops, iPads, most wi-fi headphones and different devices.

— Kif Leswing

We’re right here on the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino

An Apple occasion cross proven in Cupertino, California, Sept. 12, 2023.

Steve Kovach | CNBC

We’re right here dwell in Cupertino, California, at Apple’s headquarters, the place the corporate is on the brink of unveil its new gadgets. Press and analysts will begin filtering in over the following couple hours, however I am already parked on the published risers exterior the Steve Jobs Theater. This yr’s badges sport a blue brand, matching the one from the invitation Apple despatched a pair weeks in the past.

— Steve Kovach

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