Apple launched a host of new products at its Spring Loaded event on Tuesday, April 20. These include a new color option for iPhone 12 and 12 mini, a 24-inch iMac, and new iPad Pro models with Apple’s M1 SoC, AirTags trackers, a new Apple TV 4K streaming device and subscription. Apple Podcast. Apple also announced iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, macOS 11.3, watchOS 7.4, and tvOS 14.5 at the event that releases next week. Here’s a roundup of prices in India of all the products launched at Apple’s biggest event of the year so far.
New iPad Pro models were released at the Spring Loaded event in the 11 and 12.9-inch models powered by Apple M1 SoC. The starting price for the 11-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi model with 128GB of storage is listed as Rs. 71,900 and the Wi-Fi + Cellular model starts at Rs. 85,900 for the same storage.
The 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi model with 128GB of storage has a starting price of Rs. 99,900, while the Wi-Fi + Cellular model will sell for Rs 1.13,900 with the same storage capacity. Both iPad models will be available for pre-order from April 30 and will be available in the “second half of May”.
The same goes for the latest 24in iMac which also comes with Apple M1 SoC and launched in seven color options. Its price starts at Rs. 1,19,900.
The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini are getting a brand new purple color option that will be available for pre-order from April 23. The iPhone 12 price in India starts at Rs. 79,900 for the 64GB storage variant and the iPhone 12 mini is priced in India from Rs. 69,900 for the new purple color variant. . The new color option for both models will be available from April 30.
The Apple TV 4K powered by the A12 Bionic chip is listed on Apple’s website for Rs. 18,900 for the 32GB storage variant and Rs. 20,900 for the 64GB storage variant.
Apple has also finally launched the AirTag tracker which will be available for pre-order from April 23 and go on sale April 30. The AirTag is priced at Rs. 3,190 for a single piece and Rs. 10,900 for a four pack.
Finally, Apple podcasts are also undergoing an overhaul that allows listeners to pay podcast creators monthly or annually. Customers will have to pay Rs. 1799 per year.
Specifications of the variants of the iPad Pro, iMac, iPhone 12 and 12 mini purple
Among the major launches of the event was the M1-powered iPad Pro. It comes in two sizes – 11 inches and 12.9 inches. Both have Liquid Retina displays, but the 12.9-inch model gets an XDR LED mini-display with over 10,000 LEDs. In addition to the Apple M1 SoC, both iPad Pro models have 8 GB of RAM for the 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB storage variants and 16 GB of RAM for the 1 TB and 2 TB storage variants. .
The 24-inch iMac based on Apple M1 has a whole new design. Like the original iMac, the new iMac M1 comes in a variety of colors – blue, green, orange, purple, red, silver, and yellow. It features a 24-inch (4480×2,520-pixel) 4.5K Retina display with Apple’s True Tone technology for color balance, a wide P3 color gamut, 500 nits of peak brightness, and a low reflectivity coating. .
The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini only received a new color variant during the event. Released in October 2020, both iPhone models run on iOS 14, are powered by Apple’s A14 Bionic, and feature up to 256GB of RAM.
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