On March 21, Apple launched an upgraded iPad, a red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The update also includes a new video-editing application for iOS. The new iPad features a 9.7-inch, 2048 x 1536-px Retina display having 264 pixels per inch, and powered by A9 64-bit processor. The device will be available in gold, silver, and space gray. Apple has smartly price the iPad at a starting price of US$329 for 32 GB storage versions and Wi-Fi-only support. On the other hand, other versions with Wi-Fi and cellular support will be available for $459. The battery life is claimed to last for 10 hours. The new iPad boasts an 8MP rear-facing camera and the front facing is 1.2MP.
The new iPad has been made available to the public from Mach 24 through Apple’s website. It will reach Apple Stores by next week. With the latest addition, Apple’s line of iPad is as follow: iPad Pro 12.9 inch (Priced at $799); iPad Pro 9.7 inch (Priced at $599); iPad 9.7 inch (Priced at $329) and iPad mini 4 (Priced at $399). Pricing of the new iPad is being considered as the USP. This affordable pricing may compel some iPad owners to upgrade their old models or devices.
As per the company if a person has a 3-4 year old iPad, he/she may want this new iPad. The aggressive pricing may also compel first time buyer into the Apple universe.
A Red iPhone
Apple also has launched red versions for its iPhone 7 and 7 plus to celebrate the company’s 10 year association with (RED). RED is an organization which funds programs to help prevent the HIV transmission from mothers to unborn babies. Apple customers can show their contribution to the RED through iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Red Edition. A part of the sales of these RED iPhone will be donated to the organization. The company has already contributed over $130 million since their partnership.
The availability of these special editions of iPhone in the Apple’s store has been slated for Friday. The RED iPhone has been given a starting price of $749 for a 128-GB model.
Video Editing With Clips
Apart from iPad and iPhone, Apple also introduced a new video-editing application, named Clip. The software has been designed to combine Audios, Videos, and Photos. Clips include amazing filters, Emoji s and other useful effects that make the app more interesting and funny. One of the features in the Clip app is the LiveTitles. It lets you use your voice to build animated titles and captions. As you speak, titles start to appear on the screen synced perfectly to your speech.
Clips app runs on iOS 10.3 and is compatible with iPhone 5s or upper versions. This is also available for iPad Air and Pro models, and also for the iPod touches 6th-generation.