What a day for Apple. At the tech giant’s annual product event Wednesday, the company announced three new iPhones alongside a new generation of Apple Watch, plus dozens of smaller feature announcements.
The highlight of the day was the new top-of-the-line iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, the successors to the iPhone X. The new phones have a whole slate of impressive new specs fueled by a brand new A12 Bionic Chip, allowing the phones to reach for even more ambitious features in realms like augmented reality.
Then there’s the new iPhone XR, the more affordable, mid-size smartphone intended as the line’s new entry-level model.
But the iPhones were tough pressed to match the buzz over the new Apple Watch Series 4, notably because of the watch’s new safety and medical features. The Series 4 is one of the only consumer electronic devices approved by the FDA and comes with an ECG monitor that can detect heart problems in wearers.
We run down all the most important updates and features on this episode of Geared Up — plus, do some complaining about all the things we wanted to see that Apple didn’t announce.
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