Apple to Unveil Lighter Variant of iPhone and iPad on March 21: 10 Things you Need To Know!

    Cupertino tech giant, Apple is expected to hold its first low key event on March 21st this year. As per the report, the company is expected to unveil the 4-inch iPhone SE, a 9.7-inch iPad Pro and new ranges of Apple Watches.

    Apple to Unveil Lighter Variant of iPhone and iPad on March 21

    Previously, it was reported that the company has scheduled the event for March 15th, while as per the latest report from Re/Code, Steve Job's company is planning to hold its event by March 21st. However, it is not confirmed yet, the event is most likely to get scheduled on March 21.

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    Meanwhile, let's have a look at the top 5 specifications of both iPhone SE and iPad:

    iPhone SE comes with latest A9 chipset

    The iPhone 5SE or iPhone SE will come with the latest A9 chip, the same CPU and GPU combination that powers its latest flagship iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus.

    iPhone SE will be more curvy

    As per the report, the iPhone 5SE will be more curved that iPhone 5S, measuring its width and depth dimensions of 58.6mm and 7.6 mm respectively!

    But 3D touch is not possible! Sorry!

    The so-called iPhone SE won't be supporting the 3D Touch, Apple's pressure sensitive screen technology.

    iPhone SE has NFC, Touch ID!

    Other features includes Touch ID, NFC feature for Apple Pay, upgraded camera with Live Photo support, 16GB/64GB storage options.

    Not more that $500 (Rs. 34,000)

    Here comes the interesting thing! The iPhone SE will be priced not more than $500 (approx Rs. 34,300) and it might slash the price of iPhone 5S in half.

    It's not iPad Air 3, it's iPad Pro 2

    As per the report, this iPad will feature four speakers, same processor, RAM as iPad Pro but, the display has been reduced to 9.7-inch from 12.9-inch.

    iPad Pro 2 will be supporting 'Smart Connector'

    Similar to its predecessor, this iPad Pro 2 will also have the new Smart Connector for connecting accessories like a Smart Keyboard, and support for the Apple Pencil.

    Form factor is similar to Air 2

    Apart from 9.7-inch display, Apple will imbibe the dimensions of iPad Air 2, which measures 6.15mm thickness and 169.9mm wide.

    Is this the end of iPad Mini?

    In an attempt to make iPad line-up simple, the company is planning to halt the manufacturing of iPad Mini and Air after iPad Pro 2 launch.

    So how much does it costs?

    However, it is too early to predict the price now, the so-called iPad Pro 2 could retail around $600 (approx Rs. 41,000).


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