Apple at its “Unleashed Event” on Monday has announced new models of MacBook Pro, third-generation AirPods, HomePod Mini new colors, and more. The new laptops are powered by M1 Pro and M1 Max chipsets.
Apart from this Apple announced plans to update Apple music with a new subscription plan. Here’s everything about the Apple Unleashed event.
MacBook Pro 2021 Models, AirPods 3 Specs & Availability
Apple New MacBook Pro (2021) Series has got two new models 14-inch and 16-inch with the company’s new silicon called the all-new M1 Pro and M1 Max.
The MacBook Pro models can be ordered from Monday, October 25 through the Apple India Online Store and will go on sale from October 26.
Specifications & Prices of MacBook Pro 2021
Apple MacBook Pro models are available in 14-inch and 16-inch sizes. Both the MacBooks bring a new design, an SD Card slot, and an HDMI port. The main change in the design is an additional notch.
There is a Liquid Retina XDR display that uses the mini-LED technology. The display delivers up to 1,000 nits of full-screen brightness, 1,600 nits of peak brightness, and 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio.
The price for 14-inch MacBook Pro starts at $1999 (Rs. 1,94,900) and for education Rs. 1,75,410. And the 16-inch model starts at $2499 (Rs. 2,39,900) and for education (Rs. 2,15,910).
Finally, Apple has launched the third-generation AirPods after so many leaks. The new AirPods lack the rubber in-ear tip but are closer to high-end AirPods Pro in design. It supports spatial audio and can be charged using MagSafe, the magnetic charger by Apple.
AirPods 3 have a more powerful bass and has six hours of battery life. Moreover, it has a new Force sensor for touch control. It also has adaptive EQ, and its sweat and water-resistant. The price for AirPods 3 is $179 (Rs. 18,500) and will be available for sale from next week.
HomePod Mini New Colors
Apple has brought few new colors of HomePod Mini. Now, you can buy a HomePod mini in orange, yellow, and blue colors. Earlier, it was available in dark grey and white color.
Apple has announced a new plan for Apple Music called “Voice Plan”. The price for this is Rs.49 per month. The difference between Voice Plan and Apple’s current plan is, one can access it only via Siri.