Apple is celebrating its traditional annual event this Tuesday afternoon in which it is presenting its new iPad and iPad mini and their smart watches Apple Watch 7. Analysts agree iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini and iPhone 13 Pro.
Apple always shows its new phone models during the first half of September, usually on a Tuesday or Wednesday after Labor Day in the United States, which took place last week.
The only exception to this tradition was last year when, due to logistics and component supply problems due to the pandemic, it had to be postponed until mid-October.
The new iPhone 13 and 13 mini
Apple has confirmed the launch of the new models of its ‘smartphone’, the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini, which updates its processor and adds aesthetic changes, such as a smaller eyebrow or ‘notch’.
The new 12 megapixel cameras of the iPhone 13 and 13 mini incorporate the so-called ‘Cinematic Mode’, a video recording mode inspired by the cinema, which automatically focuses on objects and generates a spectacular macro effect in an absolutely transparent way for the user . Also, they record in Dolby Vision format.
The new iPhone 13s have a battery 1.5 hours longer than their predecessors. Apple has insisted throughout the event, with all the devices presented in the concept that they have called “battery for the whole day.”
Apple Watch 7 arrives with the biggest battery update to date
Cupertino has presented this afternoon the update of its smart watches. The Apple Watch 7 Series arrives with vitamins and has the longest battery life to date, a screen protected against shocks and drops and improves its resistance to dust and water.
New 8.3-inch iPad mini and A15 Bionic chip
The new 8.3-inch screen reminds us more of those present in the professional range iPad. They come equipped with Wide Color technology, True Tone and an anti-reflective screen 500 nits of brightness. However, this screen does not prevent the tablet from also reducing its dimensions.
The ‘Touch ID’ fingerprint sensor has disappeared from the usual back-to-home button front and has been replaced by one on the upper right edge. Therefore, it does not incorporate a facial detector, like its older brothers dedicated to the professional market.
The new iPad mini have an 80% improvement in its CPU, which will allow the use of games that require greater capacities, it incorporates Neural Engine, which will allow performing artificial intelligence tasks, such as real-time translations, twice as fast.
The iPad mini has a USB-C port. That is, Apple has abandoned the Lightning connector. This USB-C connection is the same one used by other PCs and Macs, so users no longer have to have two different chargers. They also allow for much faster connections.
The cellular models of the iPad mini incorporate 5G network for the first time. They can be reserved from this week in black, white, purple, gold and silver and support the second generation Apple Pencil.
Wi-Fi models of the iPad mini are available for a starting price of € 549, and Wi-Fi + Cellular models start at € 719. The new iPad mini, in 64GB and 256GB models, comes in pink, star white, purple, and space gray.
The main improvements, according to this portal that usually has internal company information, will be in the photo and video camera, as well as in the image quality of the screen.
In addition, several media have published in recent days that the iPhone 13 will come equipped with new satellite communication technology that allows it to send emergency messages when the user is in areas without telephone coverage.
The latest iPhone model, the 12, has been very well received by the public, and its sales have contributed decisively to shoot the company’s profits by 66% year-on-year to $ 74,129 million, according to the accounts presented by the company in July. .
Other news that can be expected from this presentation
Another novelty whose presentation generates great consensus among analysts is that of the third generation of the popular AirPods wireless headphones, in which it is assumed that the clamping bar will be shortened and the finish of the earplugs will be rounded.