Apple Launches Watch Series 6, Cheaper Watch SE, iPad Air At Global Event Hosted Online

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Tech giant Apple has launched the new Watch Series 6, a cheaper Watch SE, and an iPad Air. The new products were unveiled at Apple’s global event online. Apple’s Watch Series 6 comes with a Blood Oxygen sensor. The new Watch SE is aimed at targeting its aspirational fans. The iPad Air comes with an A14 Bionic chip. The Watch Series 6 with GPS starts at USD 399. The model with GPS and Cellular carries a price tag of USD 499. Apple’s Watch SE is available at USD 279 and its GPS-Cellular version is available at USD 329. The company’s decision to introduce a Blood Oxygen feature in Watch Series 6 is revolutionary. It comes amid coronavirus outbreak. It will help people know the level of oxygen in their blood.

The new iPad Air comes in two configurations — 64GB and 256GB. As per the details available on Apple’s website, the 64GB model will be sold for USD 599 and the 256GB device for USD 749. The Wi-Fi model carries a price tag of USD 599 and the one with Wi-Fi and Cellular starts from USD 729. It comes with 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display. The company has introduced an upgraded camera and audio. Besides, the top button is integrated with a Touch ID sensor. The powerful A14 Bionic will boost the device’s performance. The iPad Air will be available in five colors – Silver, Space Gray, Green, Rose Gold, and Sky Blue. The device will be made available to customers from October.

Apple also launched the eighth-generation 10.2-inch iPad. It comes with a Retina display. It is available in the US market for USD 329. The company has upgraded the processor to an A12 Bionic chip. It was previously seen in iPad Air and iPad mini models in 2019. This is the first time when Apple has introduced Neural Engine processing capabilities at an entry-level iPad. Apple said that education customers will be able to get the new device for a discounted price of USD 299. The new iPad will run iPadOS 14. Apple has also included the new Apple Pencil features.

 

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