Apple iPad Pro and iPhone 6S launch

Apple iPad Pro and iPhone 6S launch

Apple has held a launch event in San Francisco to unveil new products including the iPad Pro, which can be used with the new Apple Pencil, as well as revamped Apple TV and its latest smartphones, the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. Here’s what they launched and what you need to know.Apple has announced a larger iPad with a 12.9in screen. The width of the Pro is the same as the height of the iPad Air. Its screen is 2732×2048 pixels, the body is 6.9mm thick and it weighs 1.57lb.

It has an A9X chip, 1.8 times faster thank the iPad Air 2. Apple says the battery will last 10hrs. The iPad Pro starts at $799 for the 32GB model and goes up to $1079 for a 128GB with 4G.

 

Apple are also lunching an Android app to help users switch to iPhones, which will be available in the Google Play store. The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus continue to start at 16GB size and are being released at the same prices that the 6 and 6 Plus launched as. The 6 and 6 Plus will continue to be sold, but there’s no “c” version in this time around. In the US, you’ll also be able to subscribe to the iPhone upgrade programme: pay $32 a month and get a new iPhone every year, AppleCare included.

The new iPhones will be available from 25 September with pre-orders from 12 September.

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Apple iPad Pro and iPhone 6S launch: key points at a glance | Technology | The Guardian.