It’s iPhone 11 announce day! Today, the main things we are expecting are three models of iPhones. Their precise names are still up in the air, but iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max all seem like the most likely candidates.
It all kicks off at 10AM PT / 1PM ET, and we hope you’ll follow the event with us we will have all the updates.
New Arcade tab in the App Store. New games every month, with recommendations, game trailers, and “expert editorial content” like game guides and sneak peeks.
Demos of games so far being played with touch controls, but remember that iOS 13 supports Xbox One and PS4 controllers, which is really neat.
There are lots of partners on the Apple Arcade slide. Available starting September 19th in over 150 countries. 100 new games in launch catalog. $4.99 / month!
Apple Arcade is launching on September 19th for $4.99 a month
Next up is Apple TV plus
Apple TV Plus coming November 1st for first shows. More shows coming after launch. $4.99 / month in over 100 countries at launch.
That $4.99 is for a family subscription. “All of these incredible shows for the price of a single movie rental.
New iPhones, iPad, Apple TV purchases come with one year of Apple TV Plus. Flexing that ecosystem!
There will be a new iPad $329 to start, $299 for education customers. No mention of USB-C. Order today, shipping at end of the month.
Next Apple Watch
Apple is very proud of how the Watch has helped people’s health, a very clear focus for the device over the past few years. It has showing videos of how it has helped people.
Three new health research study following the Apple Heart Study. Apple Women’s Health Study with NIH and Harvard. And Apple Heart and Movement Study with American Heart Association and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
You can enroll in these studies using the Apple Research app. Apple cannot access identifying information.
New Apple Watch Series 5 18-hour battery life, same as before. LTPO display refreshes dynamically, from 60Hz to as low as 1Hz for power saving. All watchfaces tuned for new display, as well as all the workouts in the workout app.
Series 5 cell models have international emergency calling in over 150 countries around the world by pressing and holding down the side button.
There will also be new Nike models
The new Series 5 will starts at $399, and $499 for cell models. Order now, ships September 20
Next up, iPhone
The new iPhone 11 glass is toughest ever in a smartphone. New colours Purple, white, green, yellow, black, and red.
4k 60 fps, slow-mo, time-lapse, and new extended dynamic range for video. With 36% brighter flash. Apple says it’s the highest-quality video in a smartphone.
Apple says fastest CPU and GPU ever in a smartphone. The iPhone 11 has 1 hour longer battery than iPhone XR. With a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display says the spec, so that implies LCD. The iPhone 11 starts at $699
There will also be a iPhone 11 Pro and will have fast charge 18w adapter in the box. It will last 4 more hours than the XS max.
iPhone 11 Pro starts at $999, Pro Max 1099. Pre order Friday 5am PST, ship September 20