Apple Fall Event Recap

Another year, another Apple conference. Today was Apple’s big day and they covered a lot. Without further delay, here is a recap of their event today.


  • Apple opened with speaking about how eco-friendly the products are.
  • Shigeru Miyamoto (beloved Video Game Developer from Nintendo) Hits the stage and speaks about the partnership between Apple and Nintendo.
  • Miyamoto announces Super Mario Run for Apple Products scheduled to come out later this year. This is one of many games that will be coming out for Apple Products.
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  • Up next, we are told about iWork which is receiving a huge update. The update entails of Real-Time Collaboration with others. This is similar to Google Docs.
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  • Following this, Apple being speaking about their Apple Watch. It was the 2nd watch rated worldwide behind Rolex.
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  • The Apple Watch 2 was announced.
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  • Apple Watch 2, officially titled Apple Watch Series 2, is priced at $369. Apple Watch, now renamed as Apple Watch Series 1, is $269. Below are the specs.
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    • Dual Core Processor (the new editions of the series 1 models will come with this when they release)
    • At least double the screen brightness
    • Water Resistant for at most 50 Meters
      • This is cool because if water gets into the speaker, you simply press a button and the watch ejects the water from the watch
    • Built-in GPS
      • This works for the new 911 function as well
      • No more reliance on the iPhone pairing
    • Ships with watchOS 3
  • Battery life (later confirmed by others outside of the conference) is similar to the that of the Apple Watch 1
  • Pokemon Go was also confirmed to come to the Apple Watch. It will be “shipped” later this year.
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    • This watch app includes hatching eggs, tell you what Pokemon are near, collecting items from Pokestops, and possibly more.
  • We finally get to the iPhone. iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are announced.
    • Specs are below:
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    • For Those who cannot load the pictures, below is text version of the specs:
      • Specs iPhone 7
        OS iOS 10
        Splash, Water, and Dust Resistant Rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529
        Chips Quad-core A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit architecture
        Embedded M10 motion coprocessor
        RAM 2 GB
        Display Retina HD display with 3D Touch
        4.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen next-generation Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology and Taptic Engine
        1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
        1400:1 contrast ratio (typical)
        625 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
        Wide Color display (P3)
        Dual-domain pixels for wider viewing angles
        Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
        Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
        Display Zoom
        Dimensions Height: 138.3 mm
        Width: 67.1 mm
        Depth: 7.1 mm
        Weight 138 grams
        iSight Rear Camera 12-megapixel iSight camera
        ƒ/1.8 aperture
        Digital zoom up to 5x
        Optical image stabilization
        Improved local tone mapping
        Improved noise reduction
        Six‑element lens
        Sapphire crystal lens cover
        Quad-LED True Tone flash
        Live photos with stabilization
        Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
        Backside illumination sensor
        Five-element lens
        Hybrid IR filter
        Autofocus with Focus Pixels
        Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
        Exposure control
        Auto HDR for photos
        Body and face detection
        Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)
        Auto image stabilization
        Burst mode
        Timer mode
        Photo geotagging
        Video Recording 4K video recording (3840 by 2160) at 30 fps
        1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
        Quad-LED True Tone flash
        Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps
        Time-lapse video with stabilization
        Cinematic video stabilization
        Continuous autofocus video
        Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video
        Playback zoom
        Body and Face detection
        Video geotagging
        FaceTime Front Camera 7-megapixel photos
        ƒ/2.2 aperture
        Retina Flash
        1080p HD video recording
        Auto HDR for photos and videos
        Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
        Backside illumination sensor
        Body and Face detection
        Burst mode
        Exposure control
        Timer mode
        Battery Not yet known
        Up to 2 hours longer battery life than iPhone 6s
        Battery life Talk time: Up to 14 hours on 3G
        Standby time: Up to 10 days (250 hours)
        Internet use (3G): Up to 12 hours
        Internet use (LTE): Up to 12 hours
        Internet use (Wi-Fi): Up to 14 hours
        Wireless video playback: Up to 13 hours
        Wireless audio playback: Up to 40 hours
        Cellular and Wireless GSM/EDGE
        CDMA EV-DO Rev. A
        LTE Advanced (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41)
        802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi‑Fi with MIMO
        Bluetooth 4.2
        GPS and GLONASS
        Wi-Fi calling
        Touch ID Second-generation fingerprint sensor built into the Home button
        Apple Pay Pay with your iPhone using Touch ID in stores and within apps
        Sensors Three-axis gyro
        Proximity sensor
        Ambient light sensor
        SIM Card Nano-SIM
        Connector Lightning
        Storage Capacity 32GB
        Colors Silver
        Space Gray
        Rose Gold
        Jet Black
  • Some cool features of the new iPhone are:
    • Dust proof and Water Proof
    • New headphones. They are lightning ear pods
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      • New adaptors are also out so you can use your own headphones.
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      • Both will be boxed with the iPhone
    • Stereo sound system
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      • speakers on both sides of the phone.
  • New wireless ear pods
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    • Standalone they are 5 hours of talk and music listening. You get the charger box which can charge up to 25 hours, before needing to be recharged.
    • These will be priced at $159.
  • There are new Beats wireless earphones in the works too.
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    • PowerBeats 3 wireless are announced and available starting from today.
  • The iPhone storage models are now redone as well for the SE, 6s, 6s Plus. These are in addition to the 7 and 7 Plus.
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    • iPhone 7 and 7 Plus comes in 32, 128 and 256 GB.
      • The Jet Black color comes exclusively in 128 and 256 GB.
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    • iPhone 7 Plus starts at $769 and each size will be different prices (assuming the price difference with each model is an addition 100 dollars depending on size)
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    • iPhone 7 Starts at $649 and each size will be different prices (assuming the price difference with each size is around 100 dollar increments)

Now for the final piece of news

iPhone 7, 7 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 2 will be available for preorder starting this FRIDAY. The release date is SEPTEMBER 16TH.



Are you interested in the new iPhone or Apple Watch? Let us know below? Personally, I want a new iPhone.

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