Apple Event 2021 highlights: New iMac, iPad Pro lineup, AirTags, Apple Podcast subscription announced

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Another look at all the features and specs of the new iPad Pro lineuo

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The new iPad Pro lineup is priced starting $799

The iPad Pro will go on sale mid-May.

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The new iPad Pro also comes with Apple Pencil support and a Magic keyboard

There is also a new white colour variant in the new iPad Pro.

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Those are some neat set of features on the iPad Pro, now we are curious how the iPad will be priced!

Any guesses?

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The iPad Pro features a 12.9-inch Liquid Retina XDR display

To deliver the XDR standard, the display uses 10,000 mini LEDs.

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The new iPad Pro also comes with a 12 MP ultra wide camera on the front

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New M1-powered iPad Pro announced

The new iPad Pro finally gets the support for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X gaming controllers. The new iPad also supports full-scale video and photo editing on iPadOS apps. Apple says that the iPad Pro has 2x faster storage. Apple has also announced a new 2 TB variant of the iPad Pro.

The USB-C on the iPad Pro now has Thunderbolt 4.

The new iPad Pro also comes with 5G support. 

Though, tbh, Thunderbolt is a bigger deal that the 5G connectivity on the iPad Pro.

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The new iMac is priced starting $1,299

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The new iMac uses 100% recyclable material

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The new Apple mouse also comes in matching colours to the new iMac lineup

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The new iMac’s keyboard comes with Touch ID

It also comes with the new MacBook-like dedicated emoji key. 

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Here’s another look at the new iMac

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iMac now has a 1080p HD FaceTime camera

The ISP on the M1 SoC can intelligently improve colours, shadows, noise and dynamic range on your video feed to improve your conference quality.

The new iMac also features 6-speakers in total with Dolby Atmos spatial audio certification. It features two tweeters, and two dual-woofers on either ends of the display. 

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The new iMac has a 24-inch 4.5K retina display

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SLEEEEK!

The iMac display is just 11.5 mm thick.

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Well, say hello to the new line of M1-powered iMacs

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The new Apple TV 4K is priced starting $179 and will be available for purchase in the US starting 30 April

India priced to announced in due time.

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Apple TV 4K has been updated to be now powered with the A12 Bionic chipset

The Apple TV 4K now supports HDR in high frame rate. It will also use your iPhone to adjust brightness and colour settings on your TV. 

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Apple announces the long-rumoured AirTags

It costs $99 and will be available for pre-order in the US this Friday. 

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Apple iPhone 12 has a new shade of purple!

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Apple announced new Apple Podcast app

The app will also include channels for easy discovery. Apple has also announced Apple Podcast subscription which will be live in 170 countries next month.

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Apple will now allow family members (over the age of 13) to merge their Apple Card lines, says CEO Tim Cook

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The event is now live…

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The Apple Event will be LIVE at 10.30 pm IST

You can watch the event liveatream here:

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Apple to host the Spring Loaded event at 10.30 pm IST tonight

Stay tuned to our liveblog for all the announcements, launches and updates from the event.