Weekly Digest - 2020.38
Apple held an online event and introduced couple of new things:
Apple Watch Series 6
- It is evolution of Series 5,
- New S6 chip and U1 chip,
- New sensor containing Blood Oxygen Sensor With ECG,
- Available from $399 on this Friday.
Apple Watch SE
- Comes in 40mm & 44mm of size,
- Retina display (without always on feature),
- S5 chip,
- Second-generation optical heart sensor (without ECG),
- Available from $279 on this Friday.
This is another service from Apple. This one, as name suggests, focuses on fitnes and exercising. It integrates with Apple Watch, and offers guided workouts. Apple Fitness+ will be available for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV for $10/ month, or $80/ year.
Apple combined all it services into bundles and called it Apple One:
- Individual ($14.95/ month) - Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and 50GB iCloud storage,
- Family ($19.95 / month, shared with six family members) - Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and 200GB iCloud storage,
- Premier ($29.95 / month, shared with six family members) - Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, 2TB iCloud storage, Apple News+, and Apple Fitness+.
iPad 8th Gen
Entry level iPad finally got upgrade:
- 10.2-inch Retina display,
- Apple's A12 Bionic chip,
- Supports the first-generation Apple Pencil,
- Support Smart Keyboard
- Starts from $329.
Also iPad Air got an update, and on paper it came much closer to a Pro version:
- 10.9-Inch Retina display,
- Apple's A14 Bionic chip,
- Touch ID built into the power button,
- 12-megapixel rear camera,
- Supports the second-generation Apple Pencil,
- Support Magic Keyboard,
- USB-C connector,
- Starts from $599.
PlayStation 5 launch date and pricing
During an online event, Sony finally revealed that the next-gen console will arrive on November 12 in North America, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea. For the rest of the world it will be available from November 19th.
The PlayStation 5 will cost $499.99 for the standard version and $399.99 for the PS5 Digital Edition.
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