Highlights from the September Apple Event: iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and Apple TV

Highlights from the September Apple Event: iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and Apple TV

At its special media event on Wednesday, Apple has announced its latest gadgets, including two new iPhones with the formerly named “Force Touch” technology, a giant new iPad and a reworked Apple TV. As for the occasion, Apple has chosen the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, a place with seating capacity of 7,000, rather than the more typical Moscone West location. What makes this year’s Apple event special is that, Apple has updated almost all important products at the same time. Usually, Apple’s Special Event is all for the big updates to iPhone lineup. However, it seems that the giant 12.9-inch iPad Pro has become the most eye-catching products of all in this year’s announcement. Here we will cover all the highlights for you.

A New Bigger and More Powerful iPad Pro, with Apple Pencil


As the most exciting debut from the Apple event, the new iPad Pro is an oversized version of Apple’s table device with a 12.9-inch Retina display, and 5.6 million pixels. Cook calls it “the clearest expression of our vision of the future of personal computer”. What’s more, Apple launched a detachable Smart Keyboard for this new iPad Pro model with dome keys and soft interior for protecting the large display. Let’s take a glance of the full features of the new iPad:

  • 9-inch screen
  • 6 million pixels
  • A9X chip is 1.8 faster than previous chip
  • Faster than 80% of portable PCs shipped in last year
  • 10-hour battery life
  • 4-speaker audio system that automatically balances depending on how you hold the iPad
  • 9 mm thick
  • iPad performance is 22x the first iPad
  • “Smart” keyboard, that folds out a new cover

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus with Better Camera and 3D Touch


As expected, Apple unveiled new iPhones including iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The evolutional iPhone models this year bring us a surge of upgrades and improvements including a built-in force sensing system dubbed 3D Touch, Live Photos, A9 chip, 4K video and more. The “Peek and Pop” and “Quick Action” features of 3D Touch can recognizes pressure and allows new types of gestures, and provide you with shortcuts to frequently use functions. It is easier and more convenient to dip in and out of content. Check out the cool new feature of the new iPhone models:

  • A new 5-megapixel FaceTime camera for better selfies
  • New 12-megapixel iSight camera takes amazing photos and shots 4K video
  • A new A9 chip
  • 7-inch and 5.5-inch screens
  • Support 3D Touch( an upgraded version of Force Touch)
  • Second generation of Touch ID with faster speed

Apple TV Features A Third-Party App Store and Siri Controls


Last but not least, Apple unveiled a refreshed Apple TV after going years without a proper update. What are the standout features of Apple TV? “The Apple TV experience hasn’t changed much in decades, today we are going to do something about that”, Cook says. “Our vision for TV is simple and perhaps a little provocative. We believe the feature of television is apps.” So, what are the standout features of Apple TV?

  • Loaded with A8 processor
  • Support 4.o, 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
  • 32GB of RAM and 64 GB of RAM
  • New remote that has a touch pad and has Siri Built in



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