Apple event highlights: New iPad Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini launched

    Apple on Tuesday launched three new products at its ‘Special Event’ held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Apple has launched new and updated versions of the iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac mini.Apple’s new MacBook Air starts at $1,199. It features a 13-inch Liquid Retina display. The new MacBook Air comes with Touch ID integrated on the keyboard. It is up for pre-orders starting today and it will go on sale from next week. Apple updated the Mac mini after four years. The new Mac mini is focused for professionals. It comes with bumped up storage, processor and graphics. Apple has priced the Mac mini at $799 and it will also go on sale next week.The highlight of Apple’s event was the new iPad Pro which features a new design and features. Apple iPad Pro has an all-screen display with thin bezels and no Home button. The new iPad Pro is powered by A12X Bionic chip. It features Face ID and iPhone-X like gestures. Apple iPad Pro starts at $799 for the 11-inch model and $999 for the bigger 12.9-inch model.Here are the highlights from Apple’s product launch event.

    By MARCIA SEKHOSE
    | Updated on Oct 30 2018, 06:33 PM IST
    Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iPad Pro during an Apple launch event in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., October 30, 2018..
    Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iPad Pro during an Apple launch event in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., October 30, 2018.. (REUTERS)
    Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iPad Pro during an Apple launch event in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., October 30, 2018.. (REUTERS)
    30 Oct 2018, 08:58 AM IST

    Apple event: Wrap

    As expected, Apple launched three new products at its event. The new iPad Pro features a new display, design and better performance. Apple updated its Mac mini with new processor, features and graphics. Apple also launched a new MacBook Air, its cheapest and even more thinner MacBook series.

    30 Oct 2018, 08:47 AM IST

    iPad Pro 2018: Price

    Apple iPad Pro starts at $799 for the 11-inch model, and $999 for the 12.9-inch model.

    30 Oct 2018, 08:29 AM IST

    iPad Pro 2018: Connectivity options

    The new iPad Pro comes with connectivity options like Gigabit class LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, and eSIM support.

    30 Oct 2018, 08:26 AM IST

    Apple Pencil

    The new Apple Pencil attaches magnetically to the iPad Pro and starts charging.

    30 Oct 2018, 08:25 AM IST

    iPad Pro 2018: USB-C connector

    Apple has replaced the Lightning connector with USB-C connector. It comes with reverse charging for iPhones.

    30 Oct 2018, 08:22 AM IST

    iPad Pro 2018: Specs, features

    Apple has integrated Face ID on the new iPad Pro. It has a 7MP TrueDepth front camera, and iPhone X-like gestures. Under the hood, it runs Apple’s A12X Bionic octa-core chip built on the 7nm process. The new iPad Pro promises all-day battery life. It is also powered by a neural engine.

    30 Oct 2018, 08:18 AM IST

    New iPad Pro: 11-inch, 12.9-inch display sizes

    Apple announces the new iPad Pro with slimmer bezels featuring an edge-to-edge Liquid Retina display. The new iPad Pro comes in two variants with 11-inch and 12.9-inch display sizes.

    30 Oct 2018, 08:02 AM IST

    Mac mini: Price

    The new Mac mini starts at $799 with pre-orders starting today. It will be available next week.

    30 Oct 2018, 07:56 AM IST

    Mac mini announced

    Apple announces the new Mac mini in a new Space Gray finish.Mac mini offers 8GB to 64GB of memory with up to 2TB of SSD storage. The Mac mini comes with Apple’s T2 security chip, four Thunderbolt 3 ports, two USB-A ports, HDMI and Ethernet port. It is powered by 6-core and quad-core CPUs with Intel UHD Graphics.

    30 Oct 2018, 07:55 AM IST

    MacBook Air: Price, availability

    Apple MacBook Air is priced at $1,119. It can be pre-ordered starting today and it will be available next week.

    30 Oct 2018, 07:51 AM IST

    MacBook Air 2018: Build design

    Apple’s new MacBook Air is made with 100% recycled aluminium.

    30 Oct 2018, 07:49 AM IST

    Thinner than previous MacBook Air

    Apple’s new MacBook is even thinner 15.3mm weighing 2.75 pounds and has 17% less volume than its predecessor.

    30 Oct 2018, 07:48 AM IST

    Apple MacBook 2018: Hardware

    Apple’s new MacBook Air is equipped with two Thunderbolt 3 ports. It is powered 8th generation dual-core Intel i5 processor with 16GB of memory and up to 1.5TB SSD support. MacBook Air features stereo speakers along with 3 microphones.

    30 Oct 2018, 07:46 AM IST

    MacBook Air 2018: Specs

    The new MacBook Air has been redesigned with thinner bezels. Apple has done away with aluminum bezels on the new MacBook Air. It features a13.3-inch Retina display with 4 million pixels resolution and 48% more colour. The new MacBook Air also features Touch ID embedded on the keyboard, and protected by Apple’s T2 security. It features Apple’s 3rd generation keyboard with back-lit keys and ForceTouch trackpad.

    30 Oct 2018, 07:41 AM IST

    New MacBook Air announced

    Apple announces a new MacBook Air featuring a Retina Display.

    First Published Date: 30 Oct, 06:33 PM IST
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