The Apple event held on March 8 has raised the curtains for multiple new product updates; a new and powerful chipset for the macOS systems. The event has witnessed the announcement of the next generation of iPhone SE with 5G support, an upgraded iPad Air 5, a new Mac system branded as Mac Studio with max performance along with a new M1 Ultra chipset.
Furthermore, the company has brought a new color shade for the iPhone 13 models.
Apple Peek Performance Event: Updates and Product Launches
The Apple Event has started off with the announcement of the Green color shade for the iPhone 13 and 13 Pro devices. Last year, the tech giant has brought the iPhone 12 and 12 Mini in a purple accent.
This time, the high-end iPhone 13 and 13 Pro have received the all-new Alpine Green color shade. The next update from the company came with the inclusion of the M1 chipset on their iPad Air edition.
The M1 chipset with 8-cores will now power the iPad Air tablet; which comes as a new variant after the last update for the iPad series a year and a half ago. The updated iPad Air starts at $599 in the United States and Rs. 54,900 in India.
Apple will roll out a new update for the iPhones – iOS 15.4. This new update as per the reports will feature many improvements and one of them includes a Face ID unlock with a mask. The Face ID Unlock with a mask will help users not remove masks for unlocking the iPhones and while using Apple Pay for transactions.
iPhone SE 2022, M1 Ultra Chipset, and Mac Studio Announcement
Apple has launched the new iPhone SE 2022 powered by the latest A15 Bionic chipset. Furthermore, the device will support the new 5G connectivity that’s already available on the iPhone 12 and the 13 Series. The SE version of the iPhone costs Rs. 43,900 for the base variant in India and $429 in the United States.
Moreover, the SE version improves the camera with a deep fusion feature along with better battery life. The next announcement in the event comes as a hardware upgrade; for the existing powerful desktop chipsets for the macOS systems.
The company has brought a new M1 Ultra chipset for its desktop macOS systems that brings more power and performance. Apple claims the chipset is 8 times faster; than the M1 Chipset with 114 billion transistors, a 20-core CPU, and a 64-core GPU.
The Neural Engine on the M1 Ultra silicone features 32-cores and this new chipset will deliver; an excellent performance when compared to the existing high-end chipsets.
Lastly, the tech giant has announced an updated Studio Display and a desktop system, namely; Mac Studio that features a design aesthetic of the Mac Mini system.
The powerhouse Mac Studio comes in two different variants, powered by the M1 Max chip and the newly announced M1 Ultra chipset. The Studio display from Apple starts at $1599 in the US and Rs. 1,59,900 in India. Whereas, the Mac Studio starts at Rs. 1,89,900 in India and $1,999 in the United States.