Apple Event 2021 highlights: Apple iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max launched at a starting price of Rs 1,19,900, Rs 1,29,900 respectively

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India pricing of iPhone 13 pro models

iPhone 13 Pro: Rs 1,19,900

iPhone 13 Pro Max: Rs 1,29,900

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India pricing

iPhone 13: Rs 79,900

iPhone 13 Mini: Rs 69,900

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iPad Mini India pricing

Wi-Fi variant: Rs 46,000

Wi-Fi + Cellular: Rs 60,900

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Apple iPad India pricing

Wi-Fi variant: Rs 30,900

Wi-Fi+ cellular variant: Rs 42,900

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Here’s all you need to know about iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max

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Apple iPhone 13 Pro camera details

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iPhone 13 Pro design, display

The iPhone 13 Pro comes in graphite, gold, silver, and “sierra blue” colour variants. It is also powered by A15 Bionic chipset that offers “50 percent faster graphics”. The iPhone features a Super Retina XDR display that offers 1,000 nits outdoor. The display also comes with variable refresh rate from 10 Hz to 120 Hz.

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Lets move on to the Pro models

First in line: iPhone 13 Pro

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iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini feature a dual rear camera setup

The iPhones come with 12 MP ultrawide camera that offers cinematic mode, portrait mode for video. The cinematic mode allows rack focusing and shoots in Dolby Vision HDR.

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Here’s all you need to know about the new A15 Bionic

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Here are the design details of iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini

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Apple iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini specifications

The iPhone 13 comes with IP68 water resistance and flat OLED display. It will be available in pink, blue, red, black and white colour options. The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini feature a 6.1-inch and a 5.4-inch display respectively. They also offer 800 nits brightness and 1,200 nits HDR peak brightness. Both are powered by A15 Bionic chipset and come with Dolby Vision, HDR10, and HLG support.

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Finally! Here is the new Apple iPhone 13 

Behold!

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Apple announces new features for Apple Fitness+

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Apple Watch Series 7 specifications

For the time, the Apple Watch Series 7 comes with IP6X dust resistance. As per the company, it offers 18-hour battery life and charges 30 percent faster than its predecessor. It comes with USB-C fast charging cable. Apple claims that 8 minutes of charge is enough for 8 hours of sleep tracking.

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Apple Watch Series 7 announced

The new smartwatch comes with 1.7 mm bezels and “softer, rounder” corners. As per the company, it is 70 percent brighter in always-on screen mode. The display is claimed to fit 50 percent more text on-screen than Series 6. 

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Apple says that it uses 100 percent recycled aluminum enclosure.

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Next in line: iPad Mini

The iPad Mini features an 8.3-inch LCD display that offers 500 nits brightness. It also comes with USB-C port, 5G modem and support for Apple Pencil. In terms of camera, it sports a 12 MP rear camera and a 12 MP front camera. 

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iPad specifications

The new iPad comes with a 12 MP ultrawide camera,a 12 MP selfie camera and a 10.2-inch display. It still comes with support for first-gen Apple Pencil. It offers 64 GB of internal storage and runs on iPadOS. 

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Apple announces a new iPad!

It runs on A13 Bionic chip that makes it “3 times faster than the Chromebook, and 6 times faster than Android tablets”.

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Lets start with Apple TV+

Apple announces new shows including The Morning Show, a Tom Hanks show, See season 2, and so on.

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The event is now live!

Say hi to Tim Cook

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The event will begin any minute now…are you guys excited?

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The Apple ‘California Streaming’ event will begin in a few minutes

Here’s the livestream link of the event

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Apple AirPods 3 expected specifications

The third generation of Apple AirPods is likely to come with silicone tips and might look like AirPods Pro. The earbuds are expected to have a shorter AirPods Pro-like stem. A report by CNET also reveals that the AirPods 3 might come with spatial audio support. In terms of battery, the earbuds might not get a bigger battery.

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Apple Watch Series 7 expected specifications, features

Apple Watch Series 7 is likely to come with a flat-edged design, thinner edges and more display space. It is likely to come in two size variants that include 41 mm and 45 mm. It might be powered by a faster S7 chip and a bigger battery. However, the report suggests that the smartwatch will not include any new health sensors.

According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the Watch Series 7 manufacturers are facing production difficulties, so there are chances that users will face a delay in its availability initially.

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iPhone 13 series expected specs

 In terms of design, the models might come with a smaller notch, the rest is expected to be the same as the iPhone 12 series.

As for the camera, Apple might bring a new sensor-shift optical image stabilisation for better autofocus and a better ultra-wide camera for Pro models. The company might also improve the iPhone 13 Pro camera to bring it in line with the Pro Max model.

The upcoming models might be powered by a new A15 chipset that brings speed and efficiency improvements along with 5G connectivity. In addition to this, the Pro models are expected to feature a 120 Hz ProMotion display. Bigger batteries and more storage are also expected for all the iPhone 13 models.

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iPhone 13 series is expected to come with a new satellite communication function 

Popular analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, in a note to investors, has suggested Apple will include the technology in the 2021 iPhones. The new-gen phone is said to come with hardware and software for easy connectivity with LEO satellites. With this, users will be able to send a message or call someone even when no 4G or 5G network is available.

However, as per Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the iPhone 13’s satellite communication feature is likely to be available in select markets only.

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Apple iPhone 13 series might include four models

iPhone 13 series might include a 5.4-inch ‌iPhone 13‌ mini, a 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 13‌, a 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro, and a 6.7-inch ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro Max. 

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Apple is expected to launch..drumrolls…

iPhone 13 series 

Apple Watch Series 7

AirPods 3

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Hi there! Welcome to the liveblog of Apple event 2021

The event will kick off at 10.30 pm IST. Stay tuned for all the latest updates!

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