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Apple Event 2021 Live Updates: Read About All The Products Launched At 'Unleashed' Event

Apple Event Live Updates: Follow this space for all the latest updates from Apple's 'Unleashed' event where a bunch of new products are expected to be launched on October 18.

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Apple Event Live Updates: Follow this space for all the latest updates from Apple's 'Unleashed' event where a bunch of new products are expected to be launched on October 18.
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23:32 IST, October 18th 2021
All the products launched at the 'Unleashed' event

1. Apple Music subscription plan

Apple CEO started off the event with the launch of a brand new plan on Apple Music offering a new experience of listening to its subscribers. Siri will now have a number of custom playlists dedicated to various moods and settings featuring several notable artists. The new Voice plan will allow subscribers to listen to their favourite music at an affordable price. It will be available in 17 countries and regions later this fall.

The new Voice plan will begin at just $4.99 a month. Check out the chart for the Apple music plans.

2. New colours for Apple HomePod Mini Smart Speaker

The tech giant added new colours to the HomePod. They are now available in Orange, Yellow and Blue. 

3. AirPods 3 

One of the most anticipated products, Airpods 3 was launched at the event with new features. Having the same design as the AirPods Pro are loaded with spatial audio along with new low-distortion drivers with sweat and water resistance. With a battery life of over 6 hours, it comes with MagSafe and wireless charging. Available next week, the price for the new Airpods 3 start at $179.

4.  M1 Pro And M1 Max Chips

Highlights of the event, Apple launched their strongest and fastest chips to date, the M1 Pro And M1 Max Chips. 

5. MacBook Pro

The new two versions, 14-inch and 16-inch, MacBook Pro equipped with M1 Max was launched with a notch. It also comes with a MagSafe and ports. With the Touch bar gone from the design, the new 16 inches MacBook Pro has an HDMI port, headphone jack and SD card slot. 

With a wider lens and 1080p web camera, the new MacBook Pro depends on computational technology to offer video performance. It also offers up to 60 per cent lower noise on the microphones with large woofers to offer deeper bass. The six-speaker sound system will be available on both 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro. 

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23:20 IST, October 18th 2021
MacBook Pro with better audio and camera

With a wider lens and 1080p web camera, the new MacBook Pro depends on computational technology to offer video performance. It also offers up to 60 per cent lower noise on the microphones with large woofers to offer deeper bass. The six-speaker sound system will be available on both 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro. 

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23:14 IST, October 18th 2021
MiniLED Display With 120Hz Refresh Rate

The new MacBook Pro is loaded with ProMotion display technology with a 120Hz Refresh Rate.

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23:05 IST, October 18th 2021
MacBook Pro launched

The new two versions, 14-inch and 16-inch, MacBook Pro equipped with M1 Max is launched with a notch. It also comes with a MagSafe and ports. With the Touch bar gone from the design, the new 16 inches MacBook Pro has an HDMI port, headphone jack and SD card slot. 

 

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22:57 IST, October 18th 2021
MacBook pro with M1 Pro and M1 Max

Two new chipsets were launched by the tech giant. The new M1 Pro chipset and the M1 Max.

 

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22:52 IST, October 18th 2021
AirPods 3 launched

The new Airpods 3 having the same design as the AirPods Pro are loaded with spatial audio. It is also loaded with new low-distortion drivers with sweat and water resistance. With a battery life of over 6 hours, it comes with MagSafe and wireless charging. Available next week, the price for the new Airpods 3 start at $179.

 

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22:45 IST, October 18th 2021
Apple HomePod: New colours

The tech giant added new colours to the HomePod. They are now available in Orange, Yellow and Blue. 

 

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22:41 IST, October 18th 2021
'Voice Plan' on Apple music

Apple CEO started off the event with the launch of a brand new plan on Apple Music offering a new experience of listening to its subscribers. Siri will now have a number of custom playlists dedicated to various moods and settings featuring several notable artists. The new Voice plan will allow subscribers to listen to their favourite music at an affordable price. It will be available in 17 countries and regions later this fall.

The new Voice plan will begin at just $4.99 a month. Check out the chart for the Apple music plans.

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22:30 IST, October 18th 2021
Watch Apple's 'Unleashed' event here

Watch Apple's 'Unleashed' event here

 

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21:41 IST, October 18th 2021
Apple M1X processor leaks

With less than an hour remaining for the Apple Unleashed event, the netizens are charged up with speculations of the new M1X processor suggested in the leaks. A huge upgrade from the existing M1 chipset, it will mark Apple's first-ever high-end Mac with its own processor. According to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, the chips are set to have 10 CPU cores loaded with eight high-performance cores. They also include two energy-efficient cores with one chip having 16 graphics cores and the other having 32. 

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21:06 IST, October 18th 2021
Netizens enthuse over the 'Unleashed' event

With less than two hours to go for the Apple LIVE event, tech geeks are taking to social media to express their anticipation to witness the new product lineups. A few addressed the leaks in the rumour mill while some laid out their expectations from the tech giants. Some had a funny take on the speculations regarding the new updates in the products. Check out netizens' tweets here.

 

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20:43 IST, October 18th 2021
'The big day is here'- Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to his Twitter to fuel the excitement of the netizens ahead of the Unleashed event. His tweet comes with less than two hours left for the LIVE event to commence. 

 

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20:15 IST, October 18th 2021
Apple MacBook Pro to have an iPhone-style notch?

As mentioned earlier, the hotly anticipated event is set to launch the new MacBook Pro models with an improved version of the M1 chipset. Apple is rumoured to launch two new MacBook Pro models - the 14" and 16" notebooks. The leaks also suggest the tech giant introducing an iPhone-style notch in the MacBook Pro models facilitating a higher screen-to-body ratio and allow the rest of the bezels to be thin. 

With the launch event inching closer, the rumour mill picked up the pace with many wondering how the design would look like with the Macbook Pro having an iPhone like notch at the top. One user shared a rather funny image of the design. Check the image below.

 

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19:47 IST, October 18th 2021
Previously launched products

Apple's 2021 Showcase on September 14 witnessed the launch of a new generation of products, including the iPhone 13, new iPad Minis and the Watch Series. Check out the list here. 

1. New iPhone 13 Series 

Powered by the A15 Bionic chip which has a 4-core GPU, the event debuted the Apple iPhone 13 loaded with a 16-core Neural engine for machine learning tasks. 

2. New iPad and iPad Mini released

Launched with the biggest updates so far, the tech giant released a new generation of iPads. The main features of the new generation of iPad include a new iPadOS, more than one million apps designed specifically for iPad, a 12 MP Ultra-Wide front camera with Centre Stage technology, new Accessories like keyboards and support 1st generation of Apple Pencil. 

3. New Apple Watch 7 Series

The new Apple Watch 7 was loaded with health tracking and a full QWERTY keyboard. The makers have finalised $399 for the product. 

 

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19:17 IST, October 18th 2021
Apple 'Unleashed' event less than four hours away

Due to the prevailing situations of the pandemic, Apple continued to hold another virtual event which will be available for interested users to watch on Apple's official website and Youtube and on Apple TV. The event will begin in India from 10.30 pm IST on October 18, 2021. Here is where you can watch the LIVE event. 

Apple official Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exM1uajp--A

Apple official website: https://www.apple.com/in/apple-events/

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19:08 IST, October 18th 2021
Apple 'Unleashed' event

To be held on October 18, 2021, i.e. today, Apple is all set to organize yet another launch event to debut the new MacBook Pro lineup with an improved version of the M1 chipset. Previously, the tech giant held a similar launch event on September 14, 2021, to introduce four smartphones in the iPhone 13 lineup namely the iPhone 13 Mini, vanilla iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. The hype around the 'Unleashed' event has tech geeks across the world expecting the launch of AirPods Gen 3 which were missing from the previous event. 

 

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