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Apple announced a bunch of new devices at its “Spring Loaded” event earlier this week and you can now buy them. Among them are the company’s new Bluetooth trackers called AirTags, which will compete with Tiles and Samsung SmartTags around the world in helping you easily find your lost items. A redesigned iMac with the new M1 chipset, upgraded iPad Pros and a new purple iPhone 12 are also on the way. Here’s how to order Apple AirTags, as well as more information on the availability of other new Apple products.
After months of rumors, Apple has finally unveiled its Bluetooth tracking tiles dubbed AirTags. They are available to order today from 5am PDT / 8am EST from Apple and cost $ 29 each or $ 99 for a four-pack. AirTags will be widely available on April 30 at other retailers, but you can already purchase AirTag accessories like protective cases and key rings at Amazon.
Similar to Tile devices and Samsung SmartTags, AirTags use bluetooth connectivity to help keep track of your keys, wallet, and other items. They connect to Apple’s Find My app and the Find My network so you can easily locate your AirTag’s last location. Apple devices with the U1 chip, like the latest iPhones, also have a feature called Precision Search to guide you to your lost AirTag object using information from the camera, accelerometer, and phone. iPhone gyroscope. When it comes to battery life, AirTags should work for over a year on a cell that you can replace yourself.
iPhone 12 (purple)
Apple also introduced a new color in its iPhone 12 line up – mauve. Rather than a deep royal purple, this new color is more akin to lavender. The purple iPhone 12 and 12 mini are available direct from Apple today and will be widely available from April 30.
The redesigned 24 inch IMac will be available to order on April 30 and starting at $ 1,299. It will be widely available in the second half of May.
Apple brought a new design, new colors and its latest chipset to this year iMac. The desktop bezel is thinner than before, measuring 11.5mm thick, and it now contains a 24-inch 4.5K Retina display. While the screen is larger, the body is only slightly larger than that of the previous 21-inch iMac. The screen reaches up to 500 nits of brightness and supports True Tone technology, and a new 1080 webcam sits atop the panel.
Apple claims the new iMac running on the M1 chipset will be up to 85% faster than previous models and its improved GPU will be up to 50% faster. Inside the iMac is an updated thermal system, which promises to keep the machine cool and quiet even when you’re charging it. When it comes to connectivity, the new iMac supports up to four USB-C ports (including two Thunderbolt ports) and up to a 6K display. It will come with a magnetic power cable and a new, smaller power adapter that has a built-in Ethernet port, which should help reduce your desk clutter.
the IPad Pro 2021 will be available to order on April 30, starting at $ 799 for the 11-inch model and $ 1,099 for the 12.9-inch model. They will be widely available in the second half of May.
As the rumors suggested, Apple focused on the interns with this IPad Pro Update. The design is almost identical to last year’s models, but inside are the latest M1 chips found in the new MacBooks and Mac Mini that came out last year. According to Apple, this should give the new iPad Pros 50% better processor performance than the previous model.
While the display sizes remain the same, the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro features a Liquid Retina XDR panel. Apple basically took some of the technology from its Pro XDR display and brought it to the iPad Pro. Using 10,000 mini LEDs, this display can achieve 1,200 nits of full screen brightness and 1,600 nits of brightness at its peak.
Apple has also added support for 5G and Thunderbolt USB-C ports to the new iPad Pros, which make tablets even more capable of replacing laptops when paired with the right accessories. There’s also a new 12MP ultra-wide camera that activates a feature called Center Stage, which automatically pans to keep you in sight while video chatting.
Apple TV 4K
Apple’s updated 4K decoder will be available to order on April 30, starting at $ 179. It will be widely available in the second half of May.
As with the new iPad Pros, the new Apple TV 4K seems unchanged but it has a lot of updated internal hardware. It now features the A12 Bionic chipset, which the company claims will allow the device to stream HDR content with Dolby Vision at higher frame rates and decode video faster. It will also come with a redesigned Siri remote, made from 100% recycled aluminum and featuring new buttons, including an on / off button for your TV. It will also have a new clickpad that doubles as a jog wheel so that you can more easily access specific points in shows and movies.