Apple to announce new iPhone

Apple announces iPad Pro, iPhone 6S and a new Apple TV

The new Apple Watch with a Hermes band is displayed following an Apple event Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in San Francisco.

AP Photo/Eric Risberg

iPad Pro

Tim Cook called the iPad "the clearest expression of our vision of the future of computing." They're taking it a step further with the iPad Pro.

The iPad Pro's 12.9 diagonal screen is as wide as the iPad Air 2 is tall. Its 5.6 million pixel display is "more pixels than a 15 inch MacBook Pro with a Retina display."

But it's more than just a bigger iPad. The chip inside it is 1.8 times faster than their last iPad chip - up to 22 times faster than the original iPad. According to Apple, it's "faster than 80 percent of portable PCs shipped within the last 12 months." This is enough power, apparently, to edit three streams of 4K video in iMovie.

It also has four speakers and supposedly sports 10 hours of battery life. In a kind of weird moment, Microsoft came on stage to show off how great Microsoft Office is on the iPad Pro. Apple even introduced the company by asking, "Who knows productivity better than Microsoft?" We're living in some weird times.

All that power won't be cheap, though. The iPad Pro starts at $799 for a 32GB model. $949 for 128GB. You want LTE in there? That'll cost you $1079.

But with desktop-like power, you need a bit more than just a touch screen to get some real work done. Thus...

Smart Keyboard

You know the fancy covers that the Microsoft Surface tablets have, which double as a keyboard? Yeah, this is basically one of those. It will run you $169.


This accessory earned a few more "ooohs" and "ahhhs" than the keyboard. At first glance, the Pencil is just a stylus. But it's got its own technology in it - enough that the Pencil actually has an internal battery, which you can charge by plugging it directly into the iPad.

It can detect pressure, position and even tilt. Say you're drawing something and want a wider brushstroke. Just tilt the Pencil so you've got more than just the tip on the screen, and viola.

Of course, because this is Apple we're talking about, this accessory won't be cheap, either. It will cost you $99.

Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller speaks about the Apple Pencil and the Smart Keyboard prices.

Stephen Lam/ Getty Images

Apple TV

"We believe the future of television is apps, " Apple says, because of course they do.

Siri plays a big part in the new Apple TV. The remote - which also sports a touch pad at the top - has a microphone with which you can ask Apple's voice-activated virtual assistant to help you watch TV. Whether it's finding shows to watch ("Siri, show me something funny, " which will show you the top comedy shows), information about what you're watching ("Who is in this movie?" which will bring up a cast at the bottom of the screen) or even help with what was said ("What did she just say?" will rewind the video 15 seconds and turn on captions, showing you exactly what dialogue you missed).

SuperTooth Z004098E Crystal Portable Visor Bluetooth Car Kit and Speakerphone for all Apple iPads/iPhone and most Cell Phones - Retail Packaging - Black
Wireless (SuperTooth)
  • Talk Time: Up to 20 hours, Stand-by time: Up to 1 hours (40 days), Charging time: 3 hours, Operating Range: Up to 10 meters, Music Streaming (A2DP), Multipoint...
  • Full DSP Echo Cancellation/Double Noise Cancellation, Full Automatic Reconnection when you enter in the car, Digital Volume Control, Call Waiting, Easy Pairing...
  • Reject Incoming Calls, Voice Recognition Dialing (if phone supports), Last Call Redial, Announces your smartphone GPS instructions, Compatible with all Bluetooth...
  • Compatible with: Apple iPad, Apple iPad 2, Apple The New iPad, Apple iPhone, Apple iPhone 3G, Apple iPhone 3Gs, Apple iPhone 4, Apple iphone 4 CDMA, Apple iPhone...
  • Also Compatible with most Cell phones: BlackBerry, HTC, HP, LG, Sharp, Sony
You might also like:
Apple Steve Jobs Announce New iPhone! Exclusive!
Apple Steve Jobs Announce New iPhone! Exclusive!
Will Apple Announce New iPhones Sept. 10?
Will Apple Announce New iPhones Sept. 10?
Plantronics Voyager Edge Wireless and Hands-Free Bluetooth Headset with Charging Case - Compatible with iPhone, Android, and Other Leading Smartphones - Black
Wireless (Plantronics)
  • BLUETOOTH 4.0 HEADSET: Signature Plantronics audio technology coupled with enhanced voice clarity through Bluetooth 4.0 and wideband audio support.
  • SMART SENSOR TECHNOLOGY: Our technology senses when the headset is being worn so it can automatically answer calls as you place the headset on your ear or redirect...
  • VOICE RECOGNITION: Manage calls hands free without pressing buttons through Plantronics voice recognition technology, just say Answer or Ignore.
  • FIND MYHEADSET: The app will locate your headset through your iPhone, iPad, Android, or other smart device by sending a tone so you can hear where it is hiding.
  • COMFORTABLE HEADSET: Three optional eartips; small, medium, and large, for the most comfortable fit in either ear.
WWDC 2010 Apple Inc. to Announce and Unveil New iPhone 4G HD
WWDC 2010 Apple Inc. to Announce and Unveil New iPhone 4G HD
Apple expected to announce new iPhone 5 Wednesday
Apple expected to announce new iPhone 5 Wednesday
iPhone 5S Case 2kSporfs 2kSporfs Announces Nba 2k12 Legends Showcase New Downloadable Video Game Companies Of The United States Hard Plastic Cover for iPhone 5 Case
Wireless (Canbinms)
  • Extreme Protection from drops and scratches.
  • Durable shell for maximum slim fit protection.
  • Direct access to all buttons and ports on your iPhone 5/5S.
  • Compatible Model:For iPhone 5 For iPhone 5s.
  • Hard Plastic Shell.
iPhone Armband for iPhone 5, 5s, 5c, and iPhone 4 and 4s by Swift Feet. Take Your Running to a New Level with the Swift Slim Fit Water Resistant Running Armband. The Perfect Exercise Armband for All Sports When You Are Ready To Go Beyond Your Limits! **FREE E-BOOK INCLUDED - FIRE UP YOUR CORE - 30 Ways To Burn Fat & Tone Muscle**
Wireless (Swift Feet)
  • Presenting the Swift Slim RUNNING/SPORT ARMBAND perfect for tracking your mileage or listening to your favorite playlists while keeping your iPhone4/4s or iPhone...
  • The Swift running armband has a DURABLE, LIGHTWEIGHT DESIGN that allows for MAXIMUM COMFORT while running or exercising. BUILT-IN KEY HOLDER allows you to carry...
  • HEAVY DUTY SEE THROUGH PROTECTIVE COVER allows for full functionality without removing your iPhone from the armband
  • MINIMUM SLIPPAGE AND MAXIMUM COMFORT - The Swift adjustable iPhone armband allows you to fit the armband to your arm for minimum slippage. The ULTRA SOFT NEOPRENE...
  • **FREE E-BOOK - FIRE UP YOUR CORE - 30 Ways To Burn Fat & Tone Muscle - FREE With Every Purchase. E-Book Will Be E-Mailed To You Within 2 Days of Purchase.
XGUARD Newest V4 Waterproof Shockproof Dirtproof Snowproof Fingerprint Scanner Full Protection Case Cover for Iphone 5s (Red)
Wireless ()
  • Functionality:100% brand new and 100% Waterproof Case for iphone 5s,protects against everyday hazards.Ability to swim and take underwater or anywhere.Water proof...
  • The thinnest, lightest all-protective iPhone case ever made, total protection from water, snow, dirt and drops, screen less technology, perfect clarity and complete...
  • Humanized arc frame design, soft, round shape, and grip feeling more comfortable!Shell structure of circular arc form with easily lock/unlock by use buckle, and...
  • Fully sealed protection against minute dust particles,Protect your phone from damaging by water splashes and sand getting in cracks and crevices.
  • Full protection,waterproof/dirtproof/shockproof and snowproof to protect your iphone 5s well.
Related Posts
  • avatar When and where will Apple be making the new iPhone announcement?
    • Apple (AAPL) opens its annual Worldwide Developers Conference Monday in San Francisco, where tech analysts expect the company to tout its new iPhone 3.0 software and a new iPhone. It will also preview the next version of its operating system for Mac computers, OS X Snow Leopard.
      Apple is facing renewed competition from rival Palm, (PALM) which started selling its new — and well-received — Palm Pre smartphone over the weekend with exclusive partner Sprint (S).
      "They had to come out with a new iPhone now, to one-up the Pre," says Gene Munster, an analyst at Piper Jaffray. Munster expects mi…