Small is in as Apple announces a new smaller 4inch iPhone SE and a 9.7inch iPad Pro
Today's Apple event was all about the small things from the new 4 inch iPhone SE to the 9.7 inch iPad Pro to the Apple watch bands.
With the new 4in iPhone SE, Apple seeks to capture the sizeable number hearts of people (30 million in 2015 alone) who aren't sold on the bigger iPhone. Although the iPhone SE looks a lot like the iPhone 5S, the iPhone SE is just a shabby low priced iPhone 5S lookalike.
The iPhone SE will be available in a choice of four colours space grey, black, rose gold and gold, and would cost $399 for the 16GB and $499 for the 64GB version, which translates to $13 and $17 in installmental payments respectively. The iPhone SE would be available for preorder on the 24th March in the UK, US, France and Germany .
The 9.7 inch iPad Pro was another iDevice unveiled today. The smaller iPad Pro was more or less expected ever since the iPad Pro was announced last year. The 9.7in iPad Pro packs the same A9X processor and M9 coprocessor as the larger iPad Pro. The iSight camera has been updated to the same 12MP camera found on the new iPhones making the iPad Pro a rather capable device for capturing those special moments. The front facing camera also gets a bump to 5MP. The 9.7in iPad Pro also supports the Apple Pencil and smart keyboard accessories (a smaller version) launched for the iPad Pro.
The 9.7in iPad Pro would be available in rose gold, gold, space grey and silver and would cost $599 for the 32GB version, $749 for 128GB, $899 for 256GB.
Other announcements from the Apple event includes new bands for the Apple Watch, CareKit, a new 256GB iPad Pro which costs $1099, and improvements to the tvOS which brings folder support, voice dictation and username and password entering via Siri.