On the 15th of September, Apple announced a few new services at the special ‘Time Flies’ event. The much-awaited event of the year saw the announcement of the 8th generation iPad, Apple Watch SE, Watch Series 6, iPad Air, and a few more services.

Apple fans in India will be happy to know about the cost of the new products announced. Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS) will be available at Rs. 40,900. The Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular) will be available at Rs. 49,900. Additionally, Apple Watch SE (GPS) will be available at Rs 29,900, and Watch SE (GPS + Cellular) will be available at Rs. 33,900. Unfortunately, Apple did not announce the date of launch of the two more affordable Apple Watch models. Fortunately, prices set for Indian customers is affordable in comparison to the US market.

Individual & Family plans

While the individual plan for Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Apple TV, and 50GB of iCloud storage will be available at Rs. 195 per month, the family plan with Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Apple TV, and 200GB of iCloud storage will be available at the costs Rs. 365 per month. Additionally, it can be shared between six family members. It was also announced that the premium plans will not be available for the India audience as Apple News is yet to be launched in the Indian market.

Announcement of 8th generation iPad

A new iPad from Apple means thinner, smaller bezels with rounded corners smart looking piece of device. Additionally, people were more interested in the features of the new iPad. While there is no clarity about the biometrics whether it will have a Touch ID or the Face ID or whether it will be there or not, the best guess right now is it will on the power button. The 8th generation new iPad will start from just Rs. 29,900 in India. This will be for the Wi-Fi model and Rs. 41,900 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model. It will be available in both 32GB and 128GB configurations. The new iPad will be compatible with first-generation Apple Pencil which will be available at Rs. 8,500. It will be also compatible with Smart Keyboard which will be available at Rs 13,900. One can pick up iPad smart covers at just Rs. 4,500.

The iPad Air will be available to Indian customers from October 2020 and can be purchased from Apple authorized resellers. One can get the Wi-Fi models in just Rs 54900 and Wi-Fi + Cellular models at Rs 66900. It will be compatible with Apple Pencil (2nd generation) which will be available at Rs 10,900. The Magic Keyboard will be sold separately at Rs 27,900. Furthermore, the Smart Keyboard Folio will be available at Rs 15,900.

Our Take

While we are still a few weeks away from October, we are already excited about all the new products. We are on web videos to watch a glimpse of these amazing new products already.

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