Apple Event 2022 Offered Sneak Peek To New iPhone And More
CEO Tim Cook hosted the latest Apple Event on September 8, 2022. It played live on YouTube and featured the upcoming Apple products. Cook started by discussing the seamless integration between Apple Products.
Then, Cook proceeded to talk about the Apple Watch. The scene transitioned to a montage of testimonials regarding the Apple Watch.
Afterward, he and the other Apple staff members shared a few details about his company’s upcoming products. Here are some of the highlights:
Apple Watch Series 8
The segment explained several new features, such as an always-on screen and visual themes. The Apple Watch Series 8 also has temperature sensors near your screen and under the display.
It takes samples every five seconds to deliver accuracy by 0.1 degrees. Also, it provides ovulation estimates and monitors cycle deviations to help female users with family planning.
The ovulation cycle tracker ensures end-to-end data encryption to prevent Apple from checking user health information. Moreover, Series 8 will have Crash Detection.
The feature will send an SOS to emergency services and specific contacts if you get into a car accident. Also, the Apple Watch Series 8 will have an 18-hour battery life.
You could extend it by 36 hours with the Low Power Mode, but it disables features like the always-on display. The latter shows the time, date, and notifications, even if you do not turn on the screen.
The upcoming Apple Watch will have GPS and cellular models. The latter will support international roaming for 30 carriers worldwide. Moreover, you may add the Apple Watch to your iPhone plan for little to no cost. Here are the other features:
- Swimproof, dustproof, and crackproof screen with new visual themes
- Workouts and Fitness+ app
- ECG, fall detection, and REM sleep tracking
- Apple Pay integration
- Colors: Midnight, Starlight, Silver, Product(RED)
- The price starts at $399 for GPS
- Price starts at $499 for cellular models
- Release on September 16, 2022
Apple Watch SE 2
The new SE model has many of the features found in Series 8. However, it has a lower price tag and family features:
- Colors: Silver, Midnight, and Starlight
- 30% larger display than Series 3
- Family Setup lets you pair your iPhone with your children’s Apple Watches
- $249 for GPS, $299 for cellular
- Order today, available on September 16
Apple Watch Ultra
You may have seen numerous leaks regarding a “rugged” new Apple Watch, and the Ultra resembles them. The leaked casing had space for a larger button, and it is the upcoming Action button.
It automatically optimizes your sprint workout and detects the start of your marathon. Also, the Wayfinder watch face has a compass and dial. Nightmode turns the UI red if you twist it.
The Apple Watch Ultra also has Compass Waypoints that can pin locations like your tent and let you retrace your steps. Moreover, it has the Oceanic+ app that has a dive planner and depth gauge.
It uses L5 GPS to track uneven terrain and may sound an emergency alert heard from 180 meters away. The Apple Event 2022 also showed these other features:
- Cellular model only
- Microphone lets people hear you even in harsh weather conditions.
- 36-hour battery life
- 60-hour battery life with an upcoming battery optimization setting
- Alpine loop band for hikers
- Ocean band for divers
- Trail loop band for runners
- The price starts at $799, and you may order today.
- Release date on September 23, 2022
AirPods Pro 2nd Generation
The 2nd-gen AirPods Pro uses the H2 chip to offer Personal Spatial Audio. It lets you feel like your favorite band is playing around you by adjusting to your ear shape.
It offers two times more noise cancellation than previous models. Moreover, the new AirPods Pro has an Adaptive Transparency mode, which reduces ambient noise like construction sounds.
Its force sensor will also offer touch control for volume. Also, the Find My feature will let you distinguish between the left and right sides. The case will also have a Find My tone and a strap. Here are its other features:
- 6 hours of listening time
- The price starts at $249
- You may order on September 9.
- It will release on September 23 with a free Emoji engraving
iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus
The Apple Event 2022 video showed so many features of the iPhone 14. The eSIM is one of the most notable features, allowing users to register their cellular network digitally.
As a result, the iPhone 14 does not need a physical SIM. That is why all US models will not have a physical SIM tray. Moreover, its Emergency SOS lets you send alerts even in areas not covered by cell service.
It will feature quick tap options that let users request help as soon as possible. The Find My feature of the iPhone 14 will also work without cell service.
- 6.1-inch screen for iPhone 14 with Ceramic Shield
- Enhanced Workout Summary
- Super Retina XDR Display
- All-day battery life
- A15 Bionic Chip
- The rear has a 12MP Main Camera and an Ultra-Wide Camera.
- Meanwhile, the front has a TrueDepth camera.
- Photonic Engine improves low-light photos.
- Colors: Midnight, starlight, blue, purple, PRODUCT(RED)
- Emergency SOS is free for two years on iPhone 14.
- September 16 launch for iPhone 14
- October 7 launch for iPhone 14 Plus
- Also, both will release first in the US and Canada.
- Fitness+ will be available for all Apple users
- $799 for iPhone 14
- $899 for iPhone 14 Plus
- $800 off if you turn in a qualified iPhone
iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
The Apple Event 2022 video capped off with the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max. It focused on professional photography features like the Apple ProRAW and Action Mode.
The former allows photographers to take images at 48MP. Meanwhile, the latter enables them to shoot videos steadily, as if using a gimbal stabilizer.
Their rear has a 48MP main camera, 12MP sensor with Telephoto, and 12MP Ultra-Wide Camera. Also, it has a new notification feature called Dynamic Island.
It displays background and ongoing activities, so you will not need to leave your current app. Here are the other features of the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max:
- 6.7-inch screen
- A16 Bionic Chip
- All-day battery life on a single charge
- Colors: Space black, silver, black, and gold
- The price starts at $999 for iPhone 14 Plus.
- Price starts at $1099 for iPhone 14 Pro Max
- $1000 off if you turn in a qualified iPhone
- Also, you may order on September 9 order.
- Release date on September 16
The Apple Event for 2022 shared numerous details about the company’s latest products. These include the Apple Watch Ultra, iPhone 14, and Air Pods Pro (2nd-gen).
If you have an iPhone, you might want to swap it for a discount on the iPhone 14. Also, you may purchase refurbished Apple products at a lower price.
You could watch the Apple Event 2022 video on YouTube for more information. Also, you may check out Inquirer Tech for the latest updates on Apple and more.
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