Apple officially held a spring conference to launch a variety of new products such as mobile phones, accessories, PCs, tablets, etc. The author will take you to review them in detail below.
Enough purple iPhone 12
As Apple’s first batch of 5G mobile phones, the iPhone 12 series has achieved excellent sales. At the beginning of this conference, a new purple color scheme was brought to the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini. I have to say that this color palette is irritating. , Apple also keeps the color of the middle frame and the back panel as uniform as possible, making it more attractive.
This product will be available for pre-sale at 8pm on April 23 and will be on sale on April 30. The official price will remain the same as other colors before.
“Ace Pigeon” AirTag finally unveiled
After multiple exposures and ticket skipping, Apple’s smart tracker Airtags finally officially debuted.
Its shape is basically the same as the previous exposure, the size is about the same as a coin, it supports IP67 dustproof and waterproof, and is equipped with a speaker. Its service life is more than one year. It can replace the CR2032 standard battery. The user can hang it on keys, backpacks and other daily routines. Items or pets.
It has a built-in U1 chip, supports ultra-wideband UWB technology, and can achieve very precise positioning and tracking.
After AirTag is connected to the iPhone 11 and 12 series, open the Find My app to display the last known location of the tracker on the map. If it is within the Bluetooth range, you can use your phone or Siri to make it sound for easy searching ; If it is nearby, you can use the precise search function, and the phone will guide you to find it.
Like other Apple devices, AirTag can also be set to loss mode. In this way, when other devices in the “Find” network detect it, you will automatically receive a notification.
This product will also accept pre-orders at 8pm on April 23 ,
and will officially go on sale on April 30, with a single price of 29 U.S Dollars, and four packages of 99 U.S Dollars, which can be engraved for free.
Apple also provides some accessories for it, such as buckles, leather buckles, keychains and Hermes keychains are available for purchase.
The new iMac: I have changed and become stronger
The new iMac can be said to be a very heavy product today. It adopts a new design language. Simply put, it is closer to the iPhone 12 series and iPad Pro. The whole is more angular, with a body thickness of only 11.5mm and a weight of Starting from 4.46kg.
The new iMac is equipped with a 24-inch 4.5K Retina display, DCI-P3 wide color gamut, 1 billion colors, 500 nits of brightness, and supports original color display, which can automatically adjust the color temperature according to the surrounding environment. Industry-leading anti-reflective coating can reduce screen reflections.
There are two versions of iMac,
both of which are equipped with M1 processors, but the two versions are different in the number of GPU cores. The low-end version has 7 GPU cores.
The high-end version has 8 GPU cores. Last year, Apple did similar things on MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. In terms of interfaces, the low-profile version has two Thunderbolt 3/USB 4 ports, and an optional Gigabit Ethernet port; while the high-profile version has two additional USB3.1 ports and a Gigabit Ethernet port.
Another point worth noting is that only the standard keyboard of the high-end version supports Touch ID, which is the world’s first wirelessly implemented biometric authentication system.
The keyboard has a dedicated security chip that can directly communicate with the Secure Enclave in the M1, thereby creating an end-to-end encrypted channel for fingerprint data.
In terms of price, the domestic price of the low-end version (8GB+256GB) is 1,299 U.S Dollars , with blue, green, pink, and silver options, and the high-end version (8GB+256GB/512GB) starts at 1,599 U.S Dollars, with blue, Seven colors are available: green, pink, silver, yellow, orange, and purple. Both versions of memory and solid-state drives can be equipped with higher specifications.
IPad Pro with even higher performance
The new iPad Pro has no obvious changes in design compared to the previous generation. It is still in 11-inch and 12.9-inch versions, upgraded to the M1 chip.
Compared with the previous generation product, the CPU performance has increased by 50%, and the graphics performance has increased by 40%. Compared with the original iPad Pro, it has increased by 75 times and 1500 times respectively, and has very powerful processing speed and image processing capabilities.
It also added support for 5G, with a theoretical peak download speed of up to 4Gbps. This time, the USB-C port of the new iPad Pro supports Thunderbolt 3 and has a transmission bandwidth of 40Gb/s.
The 12.9-inch version of the screen has undergone a major upgrade. It uses a brand-new MiniLED panel, which is composed of 10,000 micro LEDs.
These micro LEDs are divided into 2500 local dimming areas, which are officially called Liquid Retina XDR displays, similar to Pro Display XDR desktop displays. The full-screen brightness can reach 1000 nits, the maximum brightness can reach 1600 nits, and DCI-P3 colors are supported. Domain and original color display.
The 11-inch version still has a Liquid Retina screen
with a peak brightness of 600 nits and supports original color display and DCI-P3 color gamut. Both 11-inch and 12.9-inch have ProMotion, which is an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate.
The new iPad Pro’s new TrueDepth camera is equipped with a 12-megapixel 122° ultra-wide-angle lens that supports character centering. It uses an ultra-wide-angle camera and machine learning technology to track users and place users in the middle of the screen during video calls.
The rear camera is still composed of 12 million pixels wide angle + 10 million pixels ultra wide angle, and has Lidar lidar. With the more powerful image signal processor of the M1 chip, the iPad Pro now also supports smart HDR 3.
The new iPad Pro will be pre-ordered on April 30, and will be officially launched in mid-to-late May. The 11-inch version starts at 6199 yuan, and the 12.9-inch version starts at 8499 yuan. Space gray and silver versions are available.