Unlike the custom, Manzana took advantage of today monday October 18, to celebrate a new event in which we could meet the new generation of AirPods and the new MacBook. As is traditional for the brand, the products that will be revealed during the presentation are kept secret, so we could expect one or another additional novelty.
The event will take place through a live broadcast from the offices in Cupertino, California. The conference is expected to begin with the appearance of the current CEO, Tim Cook, who will welcome and provide an overview of the event, along with upcoming releases.
So what to expect from the event?
Various rumors suggest that the company will present to the world, today, its new MacBook Pro equipped with the second generation of its custom processors (M1X), which would arrive in the 14 and 16-inch models, while the 16-inch MacBook Pro would continue with Intel chip.
Some technology journalists assure that this Tuesday we could also meet the new generation of AirPods wireless headphones.
Where to see the Apple Event?
It is worth remembering that Apple has us used to transmitting its events via social networks and YouTube, so this time it will not be the exception. As we have mentioned, the event will start today, October 18, at 12:00 (Mexico time) and you will be able to watch it on Apple TV, the Apple website and Apple social networks.
Follow the live broadcast, minute by minute
On the dot of 12:00 pm Tim Cook, Apple CEO, began with today’s presentation, confirming the arrival of the next generation of MacBook, along with other devices and music services.
Apple Music Voice
Apple just announced a new pricing plan for Apple Music, his streaming music service that will cost $ 5 a month. Unlike the traditional service, the search can only be done with the use of Siri, who will help us locate playlists and songs. The traditional search format will continue through the individual plan at $ 9.99 per month and the family plan at $ 14.99.
Apple’s smart speakers, HomePod Mini are present at the event, available in three new colors, blue, orange and yellow.
The third generation of Apple wireless headphones will hit the market, starting today, with important improvements, including improved control with touch sensors, a new speaker, a smaller size, and will be water resistant and sweat, and apparently they will arrive without a pad.
For its part, after this announcement, the rest of the hearing aids will suffer a favorable price adjustment.
New MacBook with M1Max and M1 Pro processor
As expected, the new Apple computers will arrive equipped with the most recent update of their chip, which have been named M1Max and M1 Pro. Among the main novelties we find greater compatibility applications, among iPhone, iPad and Mac, which now promises more than 10,000 universal apps and plug-ins.
Additionally, the two new models of MacBook Pro, 14-inch and 16-inch with a panel of 120 Hz, will arrive with notch, Magsafe, HDMI and SD card reader.
Another important change, which had already been leaked, is the absence of the touch panel, this time Apple welcomes a new row of keys.
Additionally, the company has announced that this new generation of MacBooks will feature Mini LED displays, like those used by the iPad Pro, which offer better image quality, 1000 nits of brightness, with peaks of 1600 nits, and a contrast of 1,000,000: 1. While the camera jumps to 1080p quality.
In terms of performance, Apple ensures that these new processors will have a remarkably superior performance compared to past generations. They will also offer fast charging, up to 50% in 30 minutes, and will be able to grant up to 17 and 21 hours of battery, something never before seen on a laptop.
Apple to launch macOS Monterey
The new update will arrive on October 25, along with iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1, watchOS 8.1, tvOS 15.1
Specifications and Pricing
The new MacBooks will hit the market next week starting at $ 1999 for the 14 “MacBook Pro, while the 16” MacBook Pro will start at $ 2499.
Prices and arrival date for Mexico
For Mexico delivery availability has not been confirmed, while prices for the model 14 “MacBook Pro starts at $ 52,999 MNX, with M1 Pro and with M1 Max starts from $ 63,999 pesos, while the 16 “MacBook Pro with M1 Pro it costs $ 66,499, and with M1 Max is from $ 93,999 Mexican pesos.