Here’s what to expect from this morning’s Apple Special Event


First up, the unveiling of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Max. New iPhone 11 features are expected to include multi-angle FaceID, reverse wireless charging and Wi-Fi 6 support.

The event may also cover Apple Watch Series 5 and the much anticipated 16-inch MacBook Pro. However, this launch is heavily focused on the forthcoming iPhone 11 models and that will remain the primary focus.

Check below 10 a.m. PDT. to watch the event live from the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino.

App Store

  • Apple Arcade
    • Game subscription for mobile, desktop, and TV
    • Exclusive games made for Apple suite
    • New games added every month
    • Developer partners include Konami, Capcom, Annapurna, etc.
    • $4.99 per month, launching with a 1 month free trial
  • Apple TV+
    • Apple original programming
    • “See,” with Jason Momoa
    • First shows available November 1
    • $4.99 per month
    • 1 year Apple TV+ included with any iPhone, iPad, or Macbook purchase

iPad

  • new 7th gen iPad
  • 10.2″ retina display, 3.5 million pixels
  • Up to 10-hour battery life
  • Closure made from 100% recycled aluminum
  • Starts at $329, iPad for education starts at $299
  • Order today, starts shipping at end of the month

Apple Watch

  • Hearing study, in partnership with WHO and University of Michigan
  • Women’s health study, tracking menstrual cycles and early indicators of osteoporosis
  • Heart & Movement study, improve overall health
  • All studies are voluntary and what data you provide
  • Series 5
    • always on display
      • LTPO display refreshes dynamically from 1hz-60hz
      • low power display driver, ambient light sensor
      • still features 18-hour battery life
    • built-in compass
    • safety
      • fall detection, emergency SOS, medical ID
      • international emergency calling, works even without the iPhone
    • new assortment of case finishes, made from 100% recycled aluminum, as well as stainless steel, titanium, and ceramic
    • start at $399 for GPS models, $499 for cellular models
    • available in stores starting Sept 20
  • Series 3 now starting at $199 for GPS models

iPhone 11

  • comes in 6 new colors
  • 6.1″ liquid retina display
  • Camera
    • dual-camera with 12MP wide camera and 12MP ultra wide camera
      • added stereoscopic depth
    • added semantic rendering to improve detail in photos
    • Night mode
      • comes on automatically in low light conditions
    • 4K video at 60 fps
    • QuickTake video in Photo with long-press
    • 12MP TrueDepth front-facing camera, with 4K video up to 60 fps
    • Slow motion video on front-facing camera
  • A13 Bionic chip
    • “fastest CPU/GPU in any smartphone”
  • Battery
    • 1 hour more than in iPhone Xr
  • Price begins at $699

iPhone 11 PRO

  • Made of surgical grade stainless steel
  • Available in new “midnight green,” “space gray,” silver and gold finishes
  • 5.8″ and 6.5″ for MAX
  • 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio
  • Super Retina XDR display
  • Performance
    • Machine Learning
      • 6x faster matrix multiplication
      • 1 trillion operations per second
    • Low-power design
      • 2nd gen 7nm transistor, optimized for low power and high performance
      • 8.5 billion transistors
  • Battery
    • Fast charge adapter included
  • Pro camera system
    • 12MP wide camera, 12MP ultra wide camera w/ 120 degree field of view, 12MP telephoto camera
    • Deep fusion image processing system
    • Audio zoom
  • 11 PRO at $999 and 11 PRO MAX at $1099, pre-order starts 5 AM PDT this Friday, shipping Sept 20