Roundup: The Biggest Announcements Apple Just Made

On Wednesday, Apple just held a big event where they made big announcements including the coming of the much-anticipated iPhone 7/7 Plus and an improve Apple Watch.

Here’s a quick roundup of the biggest announcements Apple made during the event in Cupertino.


“Super Mario Run” on iPhone

Nintendo will roll out an exclusive game on iPhone called Super Mario Run. Unlike past games, this one is not simply ported for iOS but a totally different title designed for mobile gameplay. The game will require players to run and jump to do tasks like collecting coins.


Improved Apple Watch with “Pokemon GO” – The Series 2

An improved version of Apple Watch is coming called Series 2. It is water-resistant to up to 50 meters and will include more features for swimmers. More than that, the hyped Pokemon GO is coming on Apple Watch.


The New iPhones – iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Apple just took the wraps off its new iPhones – the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.

The highlight of these new phones are their waterproof and dust-proof features, improved camera, improved home button, and the lack of a headphone jack (which confirmed the rumors).

The new iPhones will come with a new pair of earbuds that connect via the lighting port. Since there is still a plethora of devices using the auxiliary cable, Apple is throwing in an adapter on the bundle.

The iPhone 7 Plus is more enticing to avid shooters because it has a dual-camera setup at the back. One is a wide angle lens while the other is telephoto.

The new iPhones are expected to be 40% faster than their predecessors. Moreover, Apple said that they will last one hour longer on a single charge compared to past iPhones.

These phones come in two finishes – plain black and shiny jet black.

Both devices will be released in select locations on September 16 and pre-order has already started.


Wireless Earphones – AirPods

Since Apple did away with the headphone jack, they also released a pair of wireless earbuds called AirPods. These wireless earphones can detect when they are in your ear and can play audio instantly. Moreover, they are compatible with Siri.

Will you be upgrading to these new Apple devices?