1. Apple New Product Announcement: iPad Pro / Apple Pencil, Etc
Apple held a new product launch event in October.
1.1 iPad Pro (iPad Pro 3rd Gen, iPad Pro 2018)
iPad Pro / apple.com
iPad pro has been released in two different sizes, including 11″ and 12.9″.
There are significant changes in existing iPad designs such as USB-C, home button and 3.5-inch earphone.
-Chip: A12X Bionic Chip
-SIM: Supports dual sim of nano-SIM + eSIM (just like iPhone XS)
-No Home Button / Support Face ID
-Memory: 64GB / 256GB / 512GB / 1TB
Silver / Space Gray
11″ iPad Pro: 178.5 x 247.6 x 5.9mm / 2388 x 1168px 4.3:3 ratio
12.9″ iPad Pro: 214.9 x 280.6 x 5.9mm / 2732 x 2048px 4:3 ratio
11″ iPad Pro :
64GB $799(WiFi) or $949(Cellular)
256GB $949(WiFi) or $1,099(Cellular)
512GB $1,149(WiFi) or $1,299(Cellular)
1TB $1,549(WiFi) or $1,699(Cellular)
12.9″ iPad Pro :
64GB $999(WiFi) or $1,149(Cellular)
256GB $1,149(WiFi) or $1,299(Cellular)
512GB $1,349(WiFi) or $1,499(Cellular)
1TB $1,749(WiFi) or $1,899(Cellular)
Primary Release Country
Australia / Austria / Belgium / Bulgaria / Canada / China / Croatia / Czech Republic / Denmark / Estonia /
Finland / France / Germany / Hong Kong / Hungary / Iceland / Ireland / Isle of Man / Italy / Japan /
Jersey / Latvia / Lithuania / Luxembourg / Macau / Monaco / Netherlands / New Zealand / Norway / Poland /
Portugal / Puerto Rico / Romania / Singapore / Slovakia / Slovenia / Spain / Sweden / Switzerland / UAE / UK / US
Second Release Country
Colombia / Greece / Greenland / Guatemala / India / Israel / Liechtenstein / Malaysia / Macedonia / Mexico /
Morocco / Peru / Qatar / Russia / Thailand / Turkey / Saudi Arabia / South Africa
Other countries are expected to be released at the time of the second release or early next year.
1.2 Apple Pencil (2nd Gen)
New Apple Pencil is smaller than the existing Apple Pencil. You can magnetically attach the pencil to iPad Pro 3rd Gen and supports wireless charging. However, the new Apple Pencil only works for iPad Pro 3rd Gen.
The product size is 166mm x 8.9mm / 20.7g and supports Bluetooth connection.
The sale price is $129 and is available from Nov 7th.
1.3 MacBook Air
13″ Retina Display :
– Intel Core i5 8th Gen(1.6GHz / 3.6GHz)
– 8GB LPDDR3 RAM
– 128GB or 256GB SSD
– Touch ID
– Thunderbolt3 x 2(USB-C, Charging, DisplayPort, USB-C 3.1 Gen 2)
-Upgradable to Intel Core i5 (1.8GHz / 2.9GHz) / i7 (2.2GHz / 3.2GHz)
– 8GB LPDDR3 RAM
– 128GB SSD (Upgradeable to 256GB or 512GB)
– No Touch ID Support
– Thunderbolt3 x 2 / USB 3 x 2
13″ Retina Display : Space Gray / Gold / Silver
13″ : Silver
13″ Retina display : $1,199 (128GB) / $1,399 (256GB)
13″ : Starting Price: $999
2. Release of OnePlus 6T
image source: anandtech.com
OnePlus 6T was released on October 29th.
The main specs are: 6.41″ FHD+ AMOLED / Snapdragon 645 / 6GB or 8GB RAM / 128GB or 256GB ROM
3.5 The pie earphone jack has been removed and the front notch area has also been reduced.
The rear side is made of glass and wireless charging is not supported.
6GB + 128GB : $549 (£499/€549)
8GB + 128GB: $579 (£529/€579)
8GB + 256GB: $629 (£579/€629)
OnePlus 6T will be available from November 1st in the U.S (via T-Mobile and Verizon) and India, and available in Europe from November 6th.