Apple launches ‘Apple TV 4K’ with 4K, HDR capabilities
San Francisco, Sep 13 : Apple on Tuesday introduced “Apple TV 4K” that is designed to deliver a stunning cinematic experience at home with the support for both 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR).
With prices of Rs 15,900 for 32GB and Rs 17,900 for 64GB, Apple TV 4K would deliver sharp, crisp images, richer, more true-to-life colour and greater detail in both dark and bright scenes, the company said in a statement.
Customers will be able to order both Apple TV 4K models from September 15 with availability beginning from September 22 in the US and 21 additional countries and regions and worldwide soon after.
“Customers will love watching stunning 4K HDR movies from an impressive catalog on iTunes, while also getting automatic upgrades of 4K HDR movies already in their iTunes library and enjoying 4K content on services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, coming soon,” Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services.
iTunes users will get automatic upgrades of HD titles in their existing iTunes library to 4K HDR versions when they become available.
“Apple TV 4K” is built on A10X Fusion chip — the same chip that powers iPad Pro — and support both Dolby Vision and HDR10.
Siri and the Apple TV app can help users search and access content across Apple TV. The TV app supports over 60 services on Apple TV and iOS devices, with more being added all the time.
Users can share recent photos and videos from iPhone and iPad, including the best Memories, with friends and family on the biggest screen, with iCloud on Apple TV.
It’s also simple to send movies, TV shows, home videos and photos from iPhone or iPad instantly to the TV using AirPlay from your iOS devices.
Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular, new fitness enhancements unveiled
San Francisco, Sep 13 : Apple on Tuesday launched Apple Watch Series 3 with a built-in cellular to let users stay connected, make calls, receive texts and more, even if the iPhone is not nearby.
The third-generation Apple Watch is also a health and fitness companion with intelligent coaching features, water resistance 50 metres and a new barometric altimeter that measures relative elevation.
Apple Watch is available in two different case sizes, 38mm and 42mm from September 29 in India.
Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) will be available in gold, silver and space grey aluminium, or silver or space black stainless steel paired with a variety of bands.
Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) will be available in gold, silver and space grey aluminium cases with a Sport Band starting at Rs 29,900.
Apple Watch Series 1 is available in silver or space grey aluminium cases paired with a Sport Band starting at Rs 21,900. Apple Watch Nike+ starts at Rs 29,900.
Apple Watch Series 3 comes in two models, one with GPS and cellular, and one with GPS, both featuring a 70 per cent faster dual-core processor and new wireless chip.
“We believe the addition of cellular will transform the way people use Apple Watch, providing a new sense of freedom since they can stay connected with or without their iPhone,” Jeff Williams, Apple’s Chief Operating Officer, said in a statement.
Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) features a full LTE cellular radio that switches seamlessly to cellular when it is away from iPhone. The watch shares the same number as iPhone so there’s no need to provide an additional number to family, friends or colleagues.
Customers have the ability to make cellular calls directly with Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular). The antenna design uses the display itself as both a transmitting and receiving element for LTE
The dual-core processor in the device allows for quicker app launch times, smoother graphics and enables Siri to speak using the built-in speaker.
Apple designed a new custom wireless chip called W2, making Wi-Fi 85 per cent faster and Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 50 per cent more power efficient.
watchOS 4 features an updated Heart Rate app, giving even more insight to heart rate, including measurements during resting, workout, recovery, walking and Breathe sessions.
The redesigned Music app experience automatically synchronises playlists like New Music Mix and Favourites Mix, along with the user’s most listened to music.
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