COVID Plan! The Future Too?
Since 2007, the Apple iPhone has been the forefront of Apple, and annual Apple events with the newest iPhone ever since, but that all changed today as iPhone was nowhere in this year’s parred down COVID19 world Apple event from the new Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California, only focusing on dramatic upgrades with Apple Watch and Apple iPad.
With no iPhone in the one hour presentation, and no word on when the next iPhone would be released, possibly because of COVID19 reeking havoc on the economy with so many people’s financial status in limbo, this year’s Apple event was all about essentials and accessibility, allowing continued opportunity for Apple to reach new and existing customers who are spending more time at home working, schooling, and conferencing, plus keeping track of COVID19.
Apple Watch is receiving its biggest modification yet, tracking your blood oxygen level, ECG anytime, and fitness metrics, enhanced Retina display, Apple Fitness+ experience, and Apple One bundle of Apple’s finest experiences; plus the new Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch Series SE that’s more affordable, and Apple Series 3 upgrade.
Apple iPad also receives its biggest modification thanks to COVID19 creating a new normal of Zoom work and school, iPad is now more capable, and faster than ever, with A12 Bionic chip, support for Apple Pencil, and amazing feature for iPadOS 14; iPad Air features all-screen design with a 10.9 inch Liquid Retina display, new A14 Bionic chip, magic keyboard support, plus 5 finishes; iPad also was made more affordable, starting at $399, and $299 for educators who’s Chromebook’s left in the dust anyway by iPad.
The talk every now and then has been that Apple sans iMac, MacBook, and even iPhone, in favor of iPad and Apple Watch, since retailers and brands have been forced to pivot to digital, which has been the talk them too, and COVID19 forcing the inevitable face to face, could this be the new normal for Apple, once and for all?