Everything Announced at the Apple Event in an Easy-to-Skim, Bulleted List

A famous internet poet once said, “Ain’t nobody got time for that”.

AintNobodyGotTimeForThat

And Apple events are no exception. Most of us just want the specs, the names, the hard facts (and validation of all the leaks that already presented us with all that info), AMIRITE?

Well, in an effort to save you guys some time today, I poured some coffee, loaded up Microsoft Edge (one of two browsers allowed to watch the Apple Live Stream for some odd reason, and theĀ only reason I’ve opened it in a very long time), and settled in.

Here are all the bullet points for the things you might care about.

Apple Watch

WatchOS 4

  • “Number 1 watch in the world” – Apple
  • “Most used heart rate monitor in the world’ – Apple
  • Heart rate app has been updated to show you resting heart rate, recovery heart rate, elevated heart rate notifications
  • WatchOS 4 – Available Sept 19th

Apple Watch Series 3

Apple Watch Antenna

  • Cellular built-in – no phone required, number is the same, messages sync across devices.
  • Apple Music allows you to stream music directly from the watch (using Bluetooth headphones).
  • Dual-core processor with 70% increase
  • Elevation
  • Ski and Snowboarding apps
  • Siri can now talk back on the watch
  • Antenna built-into the screen
  • Electronic SIM to keep it smaller
  • Case is the same size as Series 2 despite adding cellular
  • Sport loop band
  • New Nike Plus colors
  • $399 with cellular, $329 without
  • Sept 22nd availability

Apple TV

Apple TV 4K

  • 4K and HDR (duh)
  • Twice as fast processor, Graphics 4x as fast
  • Worked with major studios to bring 4K HDR movies to Apple TV
  • Any movies bought in HD through iTunes in the past, you’ll get the 4K HDR version for free
  • Live Sports and News in the TV app.
  • Sept 15th pre-order, release Sept 22
  • Starts at $179

iPhone 8 & 8 Plus

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

  • Glass on front and back
  • Silver, Space Grey, Gold
  • Aluminum alloy
  • “Most durable glass ever in a smartphone” – Apple
  • 4.7″ and 5.5″ Retina HD displays
  • True Tone color temperture
  • Stereo Speakers (25% louder than iPhone 7 and deeper bass)
  • New A11 Bionic chip – 6 core CPU, 64-bit design, two high performance cores, 4 high effiiciency cores, 2nd gen performance controller
  • Apple designed GPU
  • Apple designed Image Signal Processor (better photos)
  • 12MP sensor – 83% more light, new color filter, wider dynamic range.
  • 12MP f1.8 and f2.8 on iPhone 8 Plus
  • Portrait Lighting feature – Beta feature for iPhone 8 Plus to alter lighting when using portrait mode.
  • “Highest quality video capture ever in a smartphone” – Apple
  • Apple designed video encoding
  • 4K 60fps video
  • Wireless charging using Qi standard (FINALLY)
  • 2 hours more battery life than iPhone 7
  • 64GB and 256GB storage options
  • $699 for iPhone 8 and $799 for iPhone 8 Plus
  • Sept 15th pre-order, shipping Sept 22
  • iOS 11 Sept 19th

iPhone X

  • Glass on front and back (same as iPhone 8)
  • Stainless steel band
  • Bezel-less display
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Space Grey and Silver
  • Super Retina Display – 458ppi, OLED, HDR (Dolby and HDR 10) 1,000,000:1 contrast, 3D Touch, True Tone
  • New gestures (thanks to lack of home button)
    • Tap to wake
    • Swipe up from the bottom to go home
    • Swipe up from the bottom and hold for a sec to get to multitasking
    • Press and hold side button to get Siri
    • Double tap side button for Apple Pay
  • Facial recognition – Face ID using True Depth Camera Sensor (infrared, front camera, dot projector, flood illuminator).
  • Animoji – Animated emoji that can use your actual face to show your expressions
  • Better tracking for Snapchat masks
  • Dual 12MP cameras, new color filters, f1.8 and f2.4 apertures
  • Optical stabilization for both cameras
  • Quad LED flash
  • Portrait mode selfiesĀ and portrait lighting mode on front facing camera thanks to the depth sensors for Face ID
  • Wireless Qi charging
  • 2 hours more battery life than iPhone 7
  • Available for pre-order Oct 27th , shipping Nov 3rd
  • Starting at $999

And there we go guys, who else is excited to turn themselves into a talking fox?

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