Apple Event 2021 LIVE/San Francisco: Apple has unveiled a series of new products in its much-awaited special launch event today, dubbed as “California Streaming”. During the live event, the company unveiled iPad mini, Apple Watch Series 7, iPhone 13 mini and iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max.Also Read - Apple Releases iOS 14.8 and iPadOS 14.8 with Security Updates To Fight Pegasus Spyware and Major Security Loopholes

The iPhone 13 lineup have mirrored the iPhone 12 family of phones, with a 5.4-inch iPhone 13 Mini, 6.1-inch iPhone 13, 6.1-inch iPhone 13 Pro, and 6.7-inch iPhone 13 Pro Max. Apple also launched Watch Series 7 with a smaller “S7” chip, potentially providing more space for a larger battery or other components. You can tune in at 10 am PDT, or 10:30 pm IST to watch the event virtually. The event was live-streamed on Apple’s official YouTube channel and also, on Apple’s website.

Here are the links to watch the event live:

YouTube channel– CLICK HERE

Apple’s website- CLICK HERE ( PS: It will work on Safari browser or Apple TV).

Apple iPhone 13 Launch Event 2021 Updates:

11:50 PM: Launch event concludes

Tim Cook is back on the stage and he is talking of everything Apple has launched so far today. In other words, this is it.

11: 33 PM: Apple launches iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max

In terms of design, the iPhone 13 Pro is near identical to the iPhone 12 Pro. There is a new Sierra Blue colour this time.

— The front camera notch is 20 per cent smaller. Otherwise similar design to the iPhone 12 pro.

Inside the iPhone 13 Pro: New camera, new battery, new dsiplay and more performance.

— A15 Bionic. 6 cores. 2 high performance + 4 power efficient cores. 50 per cent faster GPU than competitors.

— Super Retina XDR display. 1000 nits brightness. Pro Motion display. 10Hz refresh rate to 120Hz refresh rate. Basically smoother scrolling. It’s dynamic for better battery life.

11: 20 PM: iPhone 13 comes with specifications and features:

— The iPhone 13 has ceramic glass on the front.

— IP68 durability rating.

— Five colours.

— That front notch is smaller now.

— Diagonally arranged rear cameras.

— 28 per cent brighter display.

— Two variants: iPhone 13 and the iPhone 13 mini.

— Dolby Vision supported on display.

— A15 Bionic processor inside the new iPhone. 4-core GPU. 30 per cent faster GPU than competitors (whatever Qualcomm is making). 50 per cent faster CPU. Faster machine learning performance.

11:15 PM: Apple iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini launched 

As per the announcement, the display Apple iPhone 13 has 1200 nits brightness and the XDR display promises a brighter, richer experience for users. The display sizes are 6.1-inch and 5.4-inches for the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini.

11:08 PM: New Apple iPad India prices and sale date

The prices for the newly announced iPad are in: Wi-Fi models of iPad are available with a starting price of Rs 30900, and Wi-Fi + Cellular models start at Rs 42900. Available for ordering today. Shipping starts from September 24.

10: 50 PM: Apple launches Watch Series 7

The Watch Series 7 has the largest Watch screen yet. 40 per cent thinner border. More display area. But the rumours about its design were wrong. It still has rounded edges. But buttons have been enlarged to sync with new dimensions.

10:48 PM: Apple launches iPad mini

Another surprise: iPad mini is here. This one has a 8.3-inch screen with Touch ID as part of the top button. Apple is promising a 40 per cent jump in CPU performance compared to the previous generation iPad mini and a massive jump in GPU performance as well. It runs the A13 Bionic chipset as well. Oh, and the iPad mini has a USB-C port now. You can connect it to your camera, laptop, any other device. It also supports 5G

10: 40 PM: Tim Cook on stage. Begins speech. 

Cook says iPadOS has over a million apps designed to fit the iPad. And with that, we have with us the new generatioin iPad!

10:32 PM: Apple Livestream event begins

The livestream video has begun on Apple’s website. Just under five minutes to go before the keynote begins.

10:14 PM: Apple may bring new design to AirPods 3 but not ANC

As per media reports, AirPods 3 will not come with active noise cancellation features as Apple wants that to remain exclusive to AirPods Pro and AirPods Max.

9:58 PM: Apple India Online Store goes down ahead of launch

Apple’s India online store goes down ahead of launch, which is customary ahead of a big product announcement.

9:47 PM: Apple had released iOS 14.8 update ahead of iOS 15 release

Apple is expected to launch the new iOS 15 operating system along with the new iPhones. But before that, Apple has introduced another release for iOS 14 to fix major security vulnerabilities.

9:20 PM: Which iPhone worked well in the 12 series?

As per updates from research firm Canalys, it was the iPhone 12 that worked well with its dual cameras which had the highest share in the first half of 2021. The iPhone 12 had a 24 percent market share, and the Pro Max with its big 6.7-inch display had a 22 percent share, followed by the Pro at 21 percent.

9:00 PM: The Apple event 2021 to begin shortly!!!

It’s that time of year again! Apple will launch its new products shortly including iPhone 13, AirPods 3, Watch Series 7 and much more.

The Apple event will kick-off live on its official website and its YouTube channel at 10.00 am Pacific Time or 10.30 pm IST. Users of iPhone or iPad or Mac or Apple TV can open the Safari browser and the Apple website to watch the event.

Amazon, Flipkart, and Airtel would be streaming the event live on their websites in India.

20:47 PM: Apple Event 2021 to begin shortly | Know about the iPhone 13 series colour variants

Rumours are iPhone 13 series will be available in various colours: The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini could be launched in Black, Blue, Pink, PRODUCT (Red), Purple and White. The iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max are expected to drop in Black, Bronze, Silver and Gold colours, reported The Indian Express.

19:43 PM: All about AirPods 3 

The AirPods 3 are not expected to feature active noise cancellation features — that will remain exclusive to AirPods Pro and AirPods Max, a report said.

AirPods 3 are expected to support head-tracking Spatial Audio, however, which lines up neatly with the release of iOS 15 that enhances Dolby Atmos music with the head-tracking effect in addition to video content.

Based on previous rumours, the new AirPods models are expected to feature a new design that resembles the shape of the current-generation AirPods Pro, notably featuring shorter stems on the earbuds themselves.

19:20 PM: Apple AirPods 3 to be announced alongside iPhone 13: Report

Apple is expected to announce the new generation of AirPods along with the unveiling of the new lineup of iPhones today. According to a report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the ‘AirPods 3’ will be the new version of Apple’s AirPods earbuds, which were last refreshed in March 2019.

18:53 PM: Clock is Ticking… Apple Event to start in approx 3 hours

Just a few hours to go before Apple unveils new exciting products. You can tune in at 10 am PDT, or 10:30 pm IST to watch the event virtually. The event will be live-streamed on Apple’s official YouTube channel and also, on Apple’s website.

18:26 PM: When & Where to watch Apple event 2021?

The Apple event will kick-off live on its official website and its YouTube channel at 10.00 am Pacific Time or 10.30 pm IST. Users of iPhone or iPad or Mac or Apple TV can open the Safari browser and the Apple website to watch the event.

Amazon, Flipkart, and Airtel would be streaming the event live on their websites in India.

17:45 PM: Apple Watch Series 7: Bigger Display on Cards

According to reports, the Apple Watch Series 7 will come in various screen sizes from 41mm to 45mm. The 45mm version is said to pack a 1.9-inch screen with a resolution of 396 x 484 pixels. Further, Watch Series 7 is also expected to get a flatter design, like the iPhone and iPad.

17:30 PM: Apple to increase prices of the upcoming iPhones 

A recent report said that has claimed that Apple will increase the price of the upcoming iPhones to compensate for rising chip production costs.

17:23 PM: “BRB. We’re making updates to the Apple Store. Check back soon”- reads Apple Store website as excitement on the launch event builds up.

17:19 PM: People trend #AppleEvent2021 #AppleEvent on Twitter.

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17:12 PM: Apple AirPods 3 

Apple AirPods 3 are also expected to be launched at today’s event scheduled for 10:30 pm IST. According to reports, Apple is likely to keep the design of this new product similar to the AirPods Pro. However, some leak reports have claimed that they may come with silicone tips.

Stay tuned to this page for more scoops from Apple event 2021.

17:00 PM: List of items Apple is expected to unveil in today’s launch event:

  • iPhone 13 lineup
  • The Apple Watch Series 7
  • New iPads
  • New Macs

16:43 PM: Apple event 2021 will kick off at 10:30 PM IST today and will be streamed live on YouTube & Apple website. People can keep a tab on this page for all the latest updates on iPhone 13, Watch Series 7  launch.

16:25 PM: How to watch Apple’s ‘iPhone 13’ launch event LIVE:

YouTube channel– CLICK HERE

Apple’s website- CLICK HERE ( PS: It will work on Safari browser or Apple TV).

16:00 PM: Apple releases its upgrades in September every year, but the iPhone 12 launch event was held in October last year due to COVID-19.

14:58 PM: All about Apple Watch Series 7 

Apple may launch its next smartwatch today which will be known as Apple Watch Series 7. According to reports, the Apple Watch Series 7 will come in various screen sizes from 41mm to 45mm. The 45mm version is said to pack a 1.9-inch screen with a resolution of 396 x 484 pixels.

Apart from this, the next entry-level AirPods can be launched by Apple.

14:00 PM: What is the expected starting price of iPhone 13 in India?

The starting price of the iPhone 13 in India is expected to be high going by the previous trends and considering rising chip production costs.

A recent report said that has claimed that Apple will increase the price of the upcoming iPhones to compensate for rising chip production costs. 

13:32 PM: What the launch event has in store for you?

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 13 lineup. The tech giant is likely to introduce some upgrade to the upcoming iPhones.

  • The iPhone 13 lineup will start with 128GB of storage, with no 64GB option for any models.
  • The iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max will be available with up to 1TB of storage, which would be the largest capacity ever offered for an iPhone, reports MacRumors

13:14 PM: Apple Watch Series 7 Among Highlights

Apple is expected to launch Watch Series 7 with a smaller “S7” chip, potentially providing more space for a larger battery or other components, said reports.