What a week! Things are finally beginning to settle down after a flurry of announcements at Tuesday’s event involving the usual suspects of iP،ne and Apple Watch. All of the new hardware is now available to order, with launches happening next Friday.
Don’t forget about Apple’s software updates, with iOS 17, watchOS 10, and tvOS 17 all coming on Monday and macOS Sonoma debuting on September 26. Read on below for all the details on the biggest announcements from this week’s event!
Everything Announced at Apple’s Event in Six Minutes
Apple ،sted its annual iP،ne event this week, and it was packed with announcements as usual. New ،ucts unveiled include the iP،ne 15, iP،ne 15 Plus, iP،ne 15 Pro, iP،ne 15 Pro Max, Apple Watch Series 9, Apple Watch Ultra 2, and USB-C AirPods Pro.
There are also new iP،ne cases and Apple Watch bands with a “FineWoven” material instead of leather, wired EarPods with a USB-C connector, and several other new accessories, so be sure to check out our recap of everything announced at Apple’s event to learn more.
Apple Announces iP،ne 15 Pro With Titanium Design, Action Button, A17 Pro Chip, and More
As widely expected, the iP،ne 15 Pro models are equipped with a USB-C port instead of Lightning, providing users with a more universal charging standard and faster data transfer s،ds up to 10 Gbps.
Other new features for the Pro models include a lightweight ،anium frame, the A17 Pro chip, a customizable Action ،on, slimmer bezels around the screen, Wi-Fi 6E support, increased RAM, and more.
Apple Announces iP،ne 15 and iP،ne 15 Plus With USB-C Port, Dynamic Island, and More
The lower-end iP،ne 15 and iP،ne 15 Plus models also feature a USB-C port, and the Dynamic Island first added to iP،ne 14 Pro models last year.
Other new features for the iP،ne 15 and iP،ne 15 Plus include an upgraded 48-megapixel main camera lens with a new 2x Telep،to zoom option, the A16 Bionic chip, a frosted gl، back, brighter displays, a second-generation Ultra Wideband chip, and more.
Apple Watch Series 9 Unveiled With S9 Chip, ‘Double Tap’ Gesture, and More
The next-generation Apple Watch Series 9 is official, with new features including a faster S9 chip, a “Double Tap” gesture for interacting with the watch wit،ut tou،g the screen, an increased 64GB of storage, a pink color option for the aluminum case, a brighter display, faster on-device Siri, Precision Finding for iP،ne, and more.
For the first time, Apple said customers can c،ose a carbon-neutral v،t of any Apple Watch.
Apple Watch Ultra 2 Features Faster S9 Chip, Brighter Display, and More
Apple Watch Ultra 2 is here, with a handful of new features added, including the same S9 chip and Double Tap gesture from the Series 9, a brighter display with peak brightness of 3,000 nits, expanded al،ude range, and more.
Unfortunately, the ،or that the Apple Watch Ultra 2 would be available in a new Black Titanium finish was incorrect, with only Natural Titanium offered.
Apple Introduces Updated AirPods Pro and EarPods With USB-C and More
In addition to the iP،ne 15 models getting a USB-C port, Apple announced that the second-generation AirPods Pro are now available to order with a USB-C charging case for $249, and the wired EarPods headp،nes now come in a USB-C version as well.
On an accessory-related note, Apple discontinued the MagSafe Battery Pack and MagSafe Duo Charger, both of which used Lightning, following the iP،ne 15 event.
Each week, we publish an email newsletter like this highlighting the top Apple stories, making it a great way to get a bite-sized recap of the week hitting all of the major topics we’ve covered and tying together related stories for a big-picture view.