The first Apple Event of 2022 started by displaying the Apple Logo in Multicolor neon lights with Feels Like I am Flying soundtrack by Yeek being played in the background that was released in 2021.
The event started with Apple’s CEO Tim Cook welcoming all to this amazing event where Apple’s new announcements would be shared. As always Apple’s products and services have focused on Connectivity, Productivity, and Entertainment. Here are the highlights of the Apple Event in case you missed it.
Perhaps there isn’t a greater entertainment package than Apple TV+ that has a few originals like Ted Lasso, The Morning Show, Servant, The Afterparty, etc. Other than seasons, Apple TV+ has also released original movies like The Tragedy of Macbeth, Coda which were both nominated for three Academy Awards.
There are a few originals in the pipeline like Luck (anime), Argyle, Cha Cha that have a huge star cast lined up. In addition to movies, Apple TV+ is proud to introduce Friday Night Baseball which will include two exclusive games that can be viewed on any device that supports Apple TV+.
The incredible iPhone 13 features a powerful A15 Bionic chip with iOS 15. The iPhone 13 includes features like Cinematic Mode, ProRes video, increased battery life, and Super Retina XDR display that delivers powerful stunning graphics.
With such powerful internals, the externals or the outside design is truly remarkable with a wide range of beautiful colors. The newest addition of this range of colors is green (iPhone 13) and alpine green (iPhone 13 Pro) that features the Jungle look.
Apple went into the Silicon business because it needed an excellent processor for its iPhone.The A15 silicon chip is by far the most advanced processor today which has a custom-built image signal processor for dynamic camera experience. It also features a Neural engine for its machine learning capabilities.
iPhone SE 3
Now, if you want Apple’s superior technology at an incredible price, then you have to look for iPhone SE. This new version includes the A15 bionic chip and was unveiled by Apple iPhone’s product line manager, Francesca Sweet. This makes the most affordable Apple smartphone one of the best mobile devices and is intended to increase the customer base. This 6-core mobile CPU is designed to handle demanding tasks. With a 4-core GPU, you can now run apps that require intensive use of graphics.
This was demonstrated by a clip of Gear. Club Stradale makes you feel like you are in the game and racing your way through the streets of Tuscany. Furthermore, there is the 16-core Neural Engine designed for Machine Learning and is capable of performing 15.8 trillion operations per second. This process makes life easier with features like Live Text that allows users to point the iPhone camera at a text and copy it instantly without having to type each character down. The Live Text feature also allows users to make a call if it’s a number that has been captured and send it through email. The text translator feature also works with Live Text which makes traveling easier.
Speaking of the outer appearances, the iPhone SE has an iconic glass and aluminum design in three radiant colors- Midnight (blackish), Starlight(whitish), and Product (Red). The retina HD display measures 4.7 inches and boasts of the toughest glass on a smartphone placed both on the front and the back. It is, of course, IP67 water and dust resistant and contains the Home Button with Touch ID. Other features include support for 5G and great battery life. The camera is set to 12 megapixels with A15 bionic features like Deep Fusion, Smart HDR 4, Photographic Styles, ISP video quality. It also includes Focus features and an all-new maps experience and all this for a low cost of $429.
iPad Air 5
As you all know, the iPad Air is extremely thin, light, and powerful. However, Apple felt that it was not enough and went to improve it even further. This section was hosted by Angellina Kyazike who is the Engineering Program Manager for iPad. The all-new iPad is perfect for college students, content creators, gamers, and almost everyone. This is because the successful M1 chip has been brought to iPad Air too.
It has an 8-core CPU that delivers 60% faster performance. It also has an 8-core GPU which is an improvement over A14 chips and contains a 16-core Neural Engine that is useful for machine learning. The front camera for iPad air is a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera that supports center stage to connect with your family and friends. It supports ultra-fast 5G to ensure that you enjoy your traveling experience. The colors include Space Grey, Starlight, Pink, Purple, and a new Blue at an amazing price of $599.
Amazing Performance and Amazing Battery life are the two features that best describe a Mac. John Temus, SVP, hardware Engineering for Apple introduced the new Apple Silicon chips for Macs. The newest member to the M1 family after M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max is M1 Ultra. This silicon monster has been designed to deliver breathtaking performance levels. Why is it a monster? That’s just because the M1 Max had a secret feature that wasn’t revealed until now. The M1 Max chip can be interconnected with another M1 Max chip to increase the double performance using a new Ultra fusion technology. This processor connects over 10000 signals and provides 2.5 TB/s of low latency, interprocessor bandwidth. Incredible power efficiency. It has 114 billion transistors. It has a powerful 20 core CPU 64 core GPU, 32 neural engine cores running up to 22 trillion operations per second.
A new Mac with the most powerful SoC in the world for personal use. M1 Max and M1 Ultra. This machine delivers outrageous performance, extensive connectivity, and entirely new capabilities, and that too in a compact form on your desk. This sound-less device pulls in the air with a double-sided blower to the chips thermal module and then it is propelled through a carefully designed exhaust.
It consists of 4 thunderbolt ports, a 10-gigabit ethernet port, an HDMI port, and 2 USB A ports along with a pro audio jack for speakers or headphones. It also includes Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5 standards. You can connect 4 displays including a 4k TV. Consider the Mac Studio a supercharged Mac mini with an M1 Max or even more powerful new M1 Ultra chip, which provides 3.8x the processing capability of the iMac 27-inch. The price starts from $1,999 with the M1 Max chip and goes up to $3,999 for the M1 Ultra version.
A new Apple Studio Display is available. It features a 27-inch display with 5K resolution and 600 nits of brightness, as well as a 12-megapixel camera and a strong speaker system. The price range begins at $1,599. The Apple Studio Display, a new 27-inch external display, was announced alongside the Mac Studio, an entirely new premium personal computer powered by the M1 Max and the recently announced M1 Ultra.
The Studio Display has an integrated stand that allows you to tilt the screen up to 30 degrees. If you desire further ergonomic adjustments, the tilt-and-height-adjustable stand with a counterbalancing arm is a good choice. The Studio Display has over 14.7 million pixels, 600 nits of brightness, a P3 wide color, and over one billion color capability, according to Apple. True Tone technology is also built into the gadget, which means the display will automatically adjust to the lighting conditions in your environment.
The Final Conclusion
Apple’s 8 March 2022 event was exciting and it not only revealed new Apple products but also amazing technology and hardware developments made by Apple. The remarkable products had been achieved due to Apple’s innovative Silicon technology that is faster than all existing similar products. With advanced M1 hardware, Apple can develop amazing products and design sleek and thin products with attractive designs.