Apple announced several new products and features Tuesday.
Apple formally announced when iOS 7 will be released for download. iOS 7 is free and will hit devices starting on September 18.
When users upgrade to the new iOS they will receive the iWork and iLife suite (Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iPhoto, and iMovie) for free.
Apple introduced the iPhone 5c. The new iPhone will come in 5 different colors – green, yellow, blue, white and red. The iPhone 5c will be available in a 16 GB model for $99 and 32 GB model for $199. The iPhone 5c will be available September 20. You can pre-order the phone starting on September 13.
Upgrades are being made to iPhone 5s. First there will be three color options silver, gold, and space gray. The iPhone 5s will be available in a 16 GB model for $199, 32 GB model for $299, 64 GB model for $399. The new iPhone 5s will be available on September 20.
Apple is discontinuing the iPhone 5. However, iPhone 4s can be purchased for free under a 2 year contract.
New & Updated Features
- Security.Adds fingerprint security feature called TouchID. The TouchId is built into the home button. Users can use it to lock their phones and make purchases in the App and iTunes stores.
- Improved battery life. Apple provided these expectations with the latest update:
- 3G Talk – 10 hours, 3G Browse – 8 hours, LTE Browse – 10 hours, Wifi, Browse – 10 hours, Video – 10 hours, Music – 10 hours, Standby – 250 hours
- New Processor.Will have a M7 and A7 processor
- New Photo & Video Features. Upgraded photography and video features. New iPhone 5s has two LED lights – one amber, one white. The iPhone 5s has auto-stablization, takes multiple photos and combines the sharpest parts of each image. New slow motion video feature – takes video at 120 fps.
What do you think of Apple’s new products and features?