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Apple Event 2019

On September 10, Apple held their annual event for announcing their most important products at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino. Here are the main 6 products that they announced. iPhone 11

Scheduled to be released on September 20, the iPhone 11 is Apple's new baseline phone, and it will sell for $699. You can look at it as the upgrade to Apple's popular iPhone XR. The device will come with Apple's latest high-end mobile chip, the A13 Bionic processor, and it has a 6.1" LCD display with a resolution of 1,792 by 828 pixels.

The phone also comes with dual 12 MP ultra-wide and wide cameras that have 2x optical zoom, and it is available in the following colors: Black Green Yellow Purple Red White iPhone 11 Pro

The iPhone 11 Pro will come in two models: the 11 Pro and the 11 Pro Max. They are effectively upgrades of Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max. These phones will be priced at $999 and $1,099, respectively. Like with the iPhone 11, they will be available on September 20 and come with Apple's A13 Bionic chip.

The 11 Pro includes a 5.8" OLED display with a resolution of 2,436 by 1,125 pixels while the 11 Pro Max includes a 6.5" OLED display with a resolution of 2,688 by 1,242 pixels. Both phones also have triple 12 MP ultra-wide, wide and telephoto cameras with 2x optical zoom.

Apple Watch Series 5

The Apple Watch Series 5 will cost $399 for a model that includes only GPS and $499 for a model that includes both GPS and cellular. The watch has an always-on display, which means that you no longer have to raise your wrist or tap the display. It also has a built-in compass, and the cellular model lets you dial emergency services throughout the world by pressing and hold the device's side button.

Like with the iPhones, the watch will be available on September 20.

iPad

In addition to the iPhones, Apple announced a new version of its entry-level iPad. The specs are mostly similar to the previous iPad model, with the same A10 Fusion chip. But the device does have two important upgrades over its predecessor. First, the screen size has been increased from 9.7" to 10.2", and the device now supports Apple's Smart Keyboard.

It will be available on September 30.

Apple TV+

Apple announced the availability of its long awaited on-demand web television service at the event. The ad-free service will be available beginning November 1 and will stream exclusive Apple films and TV shows. The service costs $4.99 per month and allows up to 6 family members to watch programming with one subscription. Those who buy an Apple device can receive a year of free service. Others can receive a 7-day trial.

The current lineup includes shows such as: The Morning Show Dickinson See For All Mankind The Elephant Queen Apple Arcade

Apple further announced an ad-free game streaming service called Arcade. The service will become available on September 19, and like TV+, costs $4.99 per month. Those interested in it can further get a 30-day trial membership. Up to 5 family members can share the subscription.

Arcade includes the following games: The Artful Escape Atone: Heart of The Elder Tree Beyond A Steel Sky The Bradwell Conspiracy
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