Apple has renewed its smartwatch collection with the new Apple Watch Series 7. At the Apple California Streaming event, the Cupertino-based tech giant also propelled next-generation iPad Mini (2021) and iPad designs.
The most modern smartwatches retain similar designs and features but with decent tweaks. The flashlight was the iPad mini 2021 that presently has 5G support and a fashionable look.
iPad mini 6
The compact tablet has a new design that includes flat edges similar to the iPhone 12 series starting with iPad mini 6 or iPad mini 2021. It stars an 8.3-inch Retina display with slim bezels, 500 nits of illumination, and an anti-reflective coating. The new iPad mini arrives in four color options, and the screen eliminates the home button. Apple has also blended the Touch ID with a power button at the head. The processor information remains unclear, but the company insists that the iPad mini 6 is 40 percent quicker than its predecessor. There’s a 12-megapixel rear camera with 1.8 aperture and 4K recording assistance as for optics. In addition, there’s a 12-megapixel camera with center stage assistance at the front that can recognize the subject while video calls. Other notable innovations include a second-generation Apple pencil support, an enhanced speaker system, USB Type-C port, 5G, and Wi-Fi 6. The Wi-Fi models of iPad mini are possible with an opening price of Rs 46,900, and Wi-Fi + Cellular models are commencing at Rs 60,900. The new iPad mini comes in 64GB and 256GB configurations in purple, pink, starlight, and space grey glazes. It is free to pre-book instantly.
Apple iPad 2021
Apple has also renewed its Apple iPad series that now arrives with a 10.2-inch True Tone display. Under the canopy, it offers the A13 Bionic chipset that also powers the complete iPhone 11 lineup. Apple maintains the new iPad 2021 is 20 percent quicker than its predecessor. At the front, there’s a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with a 122-degree range of view and center stage assistance for a better video calling action. The tablet holds a first-generation Apple Pencil and smart keyboard. It works on iOS 15 out of the box. The Wi-Fi models of iPad are possible with an opening price of Rs 30900, and Wi-Fi + Cellular models begin at Rs 42,900, in silver and space grey surfaces. The new iPad commences with 64GB of storage, and there’s a 256GB choice available as well. Its sale will launch from September 24 onwards.
Apple Watch Series 7
Going to Apple’s most modern smartwatches, the dial comes in three finishes – stainless steel, aluminum, and titanium. Users can experience a new user interface and more excellent readability with the larger screen. Apple declares the flat display is 70 percent brighter than the predecessor, and users will get 18 hours of usage time. The Apple Watch Series 7 retains popular features like ECG, blood oxygen monitor, new Watch Faces, and faster-charging tech with USB Type-C. Its price starts at $399 (approx. Rs 29,400), and the sale will begin later this year. The India-specific rates will be declared by the company presently. Apart from Apple Watch Series 7 and AirPods 3, the company also propelled iPhone 13 series at the Apple Event 2021.
These incorporate a new flatter display, including slimmer bezels and two new screen dimensions. In addition, it indicates there’s space for a full keyboard now, while IP6X dust resistance is attached to the existing WR50 waterproofing. You also notice significantly quicker charging and fall detection while cycling, with a new spectrum of colors. The Series 7 is still harmonious with subsisting Apple Watch straps and bands, though. Unluckily, the novel design and a unique lamination method for the upcoming Apple Watch generation were causing manufacturing issues.
Price: The Watch Series 7 springs at £379/$399 – that’s the same as the Watch Series 6.
New Design: Apple has updated Watch Series 7, representing the most significant aesthetic changes we’ve seen for years. The most noticeable difference is apparent immediately – the Watch Series 7’s display now extends almost to the edge of the watch face. In addition, fall detection, a safety feature introduced in 2018, will also now detect falls while working out. Thanks to a notable slimming of the bezels. At 1.7mm wide, they’re 40% less than those on the Watch 6. As a result, it provides the Watch 7 a more modern design without any noticeable changes to the total footprint of the device.
Innovative screen sizes: The Apple Watch Series 7 will be ready in 41mm and 45mm screen sizes – up from 40mm and 44mm on the Series 6. It’s a definite change, but it could make a significant variation to the device’s usability. The Always-On layout has also had an upgrade. It’s presently 70% brighter when indoors, making it easier to quickly glance at the time or notifications.
Enhanced durability: Apple is also promoting the toughness of the Watch Series 7. It’s the company’s most enduring watch yet, with a thicker front glass that’s more crack-resistant. The watch also now claims IP6X dust resistance – that’s the most eminent rating a wearable can get. It’s currently being pitched as a device that can be used anywhere without worrying about damage alongside the existing WR50 water resistance.
Faster charging: Improved battery life was rumored to be coming to the Watch Series 7, but that hasn’t materialized – Apple still maintains 18 hours of typical usage on one charge. A range that has been upgraded is charging rates. A new USB-C magnetic pad allows 33% quicker speeds than the Watch Series 6. Apple states you can move from 0-80% in just 45 minutes.
Latest fitness features: The Watch Series 7’s new fitness innovations focus on those who frequently ride a bike. For example, cycling is one of the modes that can now be triggered automatically, auto-pause, and resume highlights.