Apple’s 2018 October Special Event held in the Brooklyn Academy of Music Howard Gilman Opera House in New York has come and gone, but not without leaving us with the new iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac mini.
One of the most loved Macs is back with some exciting new additions.
- Silver, space grey and gold
- 13.3″ high-resolution Retina display in razor-sharp clarity and 48% more colours than the previous generation
- Display glass now goes all the way to the edge of the enclosure, which makes the borders 50% thinner
- Touch ID, making your fingerprint your password (place your finger on the Touch ID sensor to unlock your Mac, as well as locked documents, notes and system settings)
- Redesigned keyboard with butterfly mechanism, which provides four times more key stability
- Force Touch trackpad
- Up to 12 hours of battery life and 13 hours of nonstop movie play
- 15.6mm thin
- Intel Core i5 processor
- Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C)
- 25% more volume
- 2x more bass for fuller sound and greater range
- 100% recycled aluminiu
The brand new iPad Pro has been completely redesigned along with the all new magnetised and sleeker Apple Pencil.
- 11-inch & 12.9-inch
- New gestures introduced with the removal of the Home button
- New Liquid Retina display goes from edge to edge
- Industry-leading colour accuracy
- Face ID for secure unlocking (works seamlessly in both portrait and landscape)
- Multitasking allows you to work on a project, message a friend, search the web and make a FaceTime call
- Apple Pencil redesigned, attaches magnetically for pairing and charging, as well as having touch technology built in for changing tools
- USB-C for higher performance connection to accessories and external displays
- Smart HDR 12-megapixel camera, 4K video, document scanning and AR experiences
- Less than 500 grams
The new Mac mini powers everything from home automation to live concert sound and render farms.
- 8th gen quad-core and 6-core processors
- 2666MHz DDR4 memory
- Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) – up to 40Gbps data transfer speeds
- HDMI 2.0
- 10Gb Ethernet available
- 2x increased airflow
You can learn more about the releases at Apple’s previous Keynote event this year where they announce the new iPhones and Apple Watch.