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Apple iPhone Launch Event: iPhone 13, iPad, & Apple Watch Unveiled

Here is everything we know about the iPhone 13 so far.

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Apple unveiled its next generation smartphone iPhone 13 on Tuesday, 14 September, at an online event organised by the company titled 'California Streaming.'

The iPhone 13 smartphone series will feature four variations – iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max.

Along with the new range of iPhones, the tech giant also unveiled the Apple iPad 9, iPad Mini and Apple Watch Series 7.

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iPhone 13 Price in India

The iPhone 13 Pro price starts at Rs 1,19,900 and iPhone 13 Pro Max at Rs 1,29,900. The phones will be up for pre-orders from 17 September in India.

Meanwhile, prices for the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini start at Rs 79,900 and 69,900 respectively.

Apple iPhone Launch Event: iPhone 13, iPad, & Apple Watch Unveiled

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Get Ready for Bigger Batteries

Apple has announced longer battery life for the iPhone 13 Pro – 1.5 hours more than the 12 Pro Max.

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Apple iPhone 13 Pro: Camera

iPhone 13 Pro's camera consists of telephoto (77cm) with 3x optical zoom; ultra wide camera and wide-angle camera all come with improvements on low-light.

Apple iPhone Launch Event: iPhone 13, iPad, & Apple Watch Unveiled

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iPhone 13 Pro, Pro Max Unveiled

Apple announces iPhone 13 Pro. The company has mentioned four iPhone 13 Pro colors: Graphite, Gold, Silver and Sierra Blue.

iPhone 13 Pro gets a slightly modified A15 chip, with a 5-core GPU and gets the 120 Hz ProMotion refresh rate on the display.

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iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini Prices

The iPhone 13 mini will start at $699 and $799 for the iPhone 13. The device now start with 128GB of storage. There are also 256GB and 512GB options available.

Meanwhile, Apple has also promised a better battery life on the iPhone 13.

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Apple iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini Will  Support 5G

Apple has promised 5G support for 200 carriers in 60 countries and regions by year's end.

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iPhone 13: Camera

Apple has announced some significant improvements to the camera, this includes the main 12MP sensor, which is now larger, meansing it will allow more light to pass in.

The sensor shift stabilisation in now coming to iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini. There's also a new ultra-wide f/2.4 12MP camera.

A new cinematic mode has been added to adjust background and foreground focus.

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Apple iPhone 13 and iPhone Mini

The iPhone 13 and iPhone mini will have brighter displays and will be packed with a new A15 Bionic chip – which consists a 6-core CPU and 4-core GPU. Apple has claimed that the CPU is the fastest on any device.

Apple iPhone Launch Event: iPhone 13, iPad, & Apple Watch Unveiled

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Tim Cook Announces iPhone 13

Apple CEO Tim Cook is back on stage to announce the most awaited iPhone 13.

iPhone 13 does not look very different from the iPhone 12. The brand new device has ceramic shield display with straight edges. Interestingly, the camera array is rearranged to be diagonal.

In addition, the notch is 20 percent smaller. There are five colors available — pink, black, white, red and blue.

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Apple Watch Series 7 is Here

Apple has announced the Watch Series 7. Interestingly, it features the largest display ever, 20 percent bigger than Series 6.

The watch is also 70 percent brighter than previous models. The Apple Watch Series 7 is priced at $399.

The watch also features WR50 water resistance. Apple claims it has improved the charging of the device to be 33 percent faster.

Apple iPhone Launch Event: iPhone 13, iPad, & Apple Watch Unveiled

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iPad Mini With 5G Support

iPad mini is here. The device comes in four colors – purple, pink, starlight and space grey. It is powered by the A13 Bionic chipset.

Surprisingly, iPad Mini will support 5G connectivity. Apple is also adopting the USB-C port for the mini, same as the iPad Air.

Apple iPad mini's rear camera is now a 12MP shooter with the ability to record video in 4K.

The iPad mini costs $499, with Wi-Fi and cellular connections. The device will support Apple pencil and have a souped-up Liquid retina display.

Apple iPhone Launch Event: iPhone 13, iPad, & Apple Watch Unveiled

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iPad 9 Launched

iPad 9 will be powered by the A13 Bionic processor. Apple says that the device will be equipped with a 12MP ultrawide camera.

iPad 9 will also adapt the Center Stage feature from the iPad Pro. The new iPad starts at $329 for 64GB. For students, Apple will give out the iPad for $299.

The device will also support the first-generation Apple Pencil and will ship with iPadOS 15.

Apple iPhone Launch Event: iPhone 13, iPad, & Apple Watch Unveiled

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Apple iPad

Tim Cook has announced iPad now.

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Apple TV Plus

The first announcement is around Apple TV Plus and its nominations, including 35 Prime Time Emmy nomination

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Apple Event Live Stream Begins

Tim Cook is on the stage, live stream begins.

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10 Minutes to the Event

With 10 minutes left to Apple's iPhone 2021 launch event, we thought to run by some important announcements that we expect to see.

  • Four brand new iPhones—Phone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max. Fans can expect most awaited 120 Hertz display on the Pro models.

  • You can also expect wireless headphones from Apple with improved battery life.

  • Apple could also announce the next smartwatch- Watch 7 which is expected to have a brand new design, which includes flat edges to the screen.

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Apple's Online Store Goes Down Ahead of Launch

The Apple online Store has gone offline, ahead of its second major 2021 event, where it is expected to launch the new iPhone 13 series, Apple Watch 7 series, and more.

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Twitter Gains Unique 'Like' Animation

Twitter has added a unique 'like animation' ahead of Apple's launch event 2021.

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Apple Event to Start in Few Hours

Clock is ticking... Apple will start the key event at 10:30 pm IST. The event will be live streamed on Apple's official YouTube channel and also on Apple's website.

You can also go to the following link: https://www.apple.com/in/apple-events/.

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Apple Event 2021: What Can You Expect?

While Apple has not revealed which devices will be launched but media rumours suggest that company is expected to launch the iPhone 13 series, Airpods 3 and a new Apple Watch.

Apple fans might not see the arrival of the iPad and iPad Pro.

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How to Watch?

Apple's 'California Streaming' can be watched live on Apple's official YouTube channel at 10:30 pm IST. It can also be livestreamed on Apple TV app and Apple's official website.

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