Apple Event, September 2016

Everything you need to know.

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 App Store:

According to Tim Cook, App store has about 140 billion apps downloaded up until now. App Store has also generated 2X more revenue than its competitors and the most popular category of the App Store is Gaming with over 500,000 Games to select. Another great news, he is coming to the App Store, yes Super Mario is now officially coming to the App Store and will have a game named Super Mario Run. In Super Mario Run, the Mario will run and you will have to tap on the screen to make him jump. The longer you tap, the higher he jumps. It will be released in Holidays of 2016 and there will be also stickers of Super Mario for iMessage alongside with iOS 10.

Apple Watch:

Apple Watch Series 2 also released in this Apple Event. The Apple Watch Series 2 will have many great features like Water Resistant up to 50 Meters, Swim proof, 2 Gen SP (System in Package), Dual Core processor(50% more powerful than Apple Watch Series 1), 2X More powerful GPU and also 2nd Gen Display which will be bright up to 1000 nits and will be the brightest display released by Apple. Apple has also added built-in GPS and it will be made from Aluminum, Stainless Steel and the new material, Ceramic which has an amazing pearl like shine. Apple Watch Series 1(Original Apple Watch) will also have the same Dual Core processor as Apple Watch Series 2. Apple Watch Series 2 will be priced at 369$ and will be available from 16 September and Apple Watch Series 1 will be priced at 269$ and both will have new watchOS 3.

iPhone:

The iPhone 7 will have almost the same design as the iPhone 6s but will have some refinements like the antenna bands, 2 new colors, jet black and black, a bigger 12 MP camera lens on back of iPhone 7 and dual 12 MP camera lenses on the back of iPhone 7 Plus and a 7 MP HD FaceTime front facing camera. The new camera will have optical image stabilization and a brighter f/1.8 lens that lets in 50 percent more light than the iPhone 6S’ f/2.2 lens. The dual camera of iPhone 7 Plus dual camera allows for true 2x optical zoom without loss of image quality. It will be 60% faster and 30% more efficent. The HomeScreen button on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will have Touch Sensitive home button and will have feature of Force Touch.iphone-7-launch-6

The Display resolution will be 720 x 1280 for iPhone 7 and 1080 x 1920 for iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will have stereo speakers, one at the bottom and one at the top. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus  will have no 3.5mm headphone jack and will instead have lighting headphones and a 3.5mm to lightning connector. There will be also new wireless headphones which Apple called AirPods. They will be completely wireless and will easily be connected with your iPhone. The AirPods will recognize your touch and by double tapping on will launch Siri.

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Another groundbreaking feature for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will be that they will be IP67 verified and will be dust and water resistant. So, water won’t do any damage to your iPhone. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will have a A10 Fusion which will be 40% faster than last year’s A9 and 50% faster in graphics than A9. The devices will also have improved battery life from their predecessors.

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The products will launch on 16th September but the pre-orders will start from September 9 and will cost the same as the iPhone 6s, 649$ and the iPhone 7 Plus will cost 749$ for the base model which will have 32 GB of storage. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will have 5 colors including Gold, Rose Gold, Silver, Jet Black and Black. The Storages options will be 32 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. The Jet Black variant will have 128 GB and 256 GB only.

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The iOS 10 will be available for all the supported devices from September 13th and new AirPods will cost 159$ and will be available in the late October.

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