Everything announced at today's Apple event

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In place of the iPhone, the biggest announcement was the launch of the Apple Watch Series 6 and a new affordable version, the Apple Watch SE. And as always there are cellular models available if you need connectivity on the go.

The iPad has been around for 10 years now, with over 500 million sold and Australian analysts Telsyte reckon Apple are selling nearly a million a year here in Australia at least.

The 8th generation iPad will be available on Friday September 18.

iPad Air sits above the iPad and below iPad Pro in the range on both price and performance.

The new iPad Air that was announced today will continue to ship with a power adapter, however.

Apple's new iPad Air is a tablet with a 10.9 inch, 2360 x 1640 pixel display surrounded by slim bezels that leave no room for a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, so Apple moved it to to the power button.

You'll also get stereo speakers which will make content sound as good as it looks on that stunning edge-to-edge screen.

The latest fancy health feature is a way to measure your blood oxygen levels.


Apple says the tablet's new processor features 6 CPU cores, 4 GPU cores, and 11.8 billion total transistors, which is a 40-percent boost over what was available in the company's previous-gen 7nm chips. It'll cost $9.99 per month, or $79.99 per year, following a free 30-day trial.

Apple claims that the new S6 chipset in the Series 6 is 20% faster than its predecessor, while being better for overall battery life. Another new sensor is the always-on altimeter, which provides real-time elevation information.

Apple One - With many different services available, it was only a matter of time for Apple to bundle them together.

Apple Watch Series 6 starts at $399 and is available for pre-order starting today, with it being available everywhere starting on Friday, September 18th.

In addition to coming in both Global Positioning System and Cellular configurations, the Watch SE is also swim-proof, so you won't have to worry about taking it off all the time.

Fitness+ requires you to have two Apple devices: an Apple Watch (Series 3 or later) and either an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV (4/HD or 4K).

Apple Watch SE features the same accelerometer, gyroscope, and always-on altimeter as Apple Watch Series 6, and with the latest motion sensors and microphone, it offers fall detection, Emergency SOS, global emergency calling, and the Noise app.

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