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Apple Event 2020 Highlights: India price of Watch SE, Watch Series 6, and iPad Air

Apple Event September 2020s: At the special 'Time Flies' event Tuesday, Apple announced Watch SE, Watch Series 6, iPad Air, 8th generation iPad, and a few new services.

Written by Sneha Saha , Arun Rawal | New Delhi | Updated: September 17, 2020 8:28:55 am
Apple Watch Series 6 announced alongside Watch SE

Apple Event September 2020: At the special ‘Time Flies’ event Tuesday, Apple announced Watch SE, Watch Series 6, iPad Air, 8th generation iPad, and a few new services. In India, the Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS) is priced at Rs 40,900 while the Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular) is priced at Rs 49,900. Apple prices the Watch SE (GPS) at Rs 29,900 and Watch SE (GPS + Cellular) at Rs 33,900. No availability dates have been announced for the two more affordable Apple Watch models.

The India prices of the Apple One plan are quite affordable in comparison to its US equivalent. The individual plan with Apple Music, Apple TV, Apple Arcade, and 50GB of iCloud storage is priced Rs 195 per month. The family plan with Apple Music, Apple TV, Apple Arcade, and 200GB of iCloud storage costs Rs 365 per month and can be shared with up to six family members. India does not seem to have access to the premium plan as Apple News is yet to launch in the market.

The new iPad (8th generation) will have a starting price in India of Rs 29,900 for the Wi-Fi model and Rs 41,900 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model in 32GB and 128GB configurations. The device will be compatible with Apple Pencil (1st generation) priced at Rs 8,500 and the Smart Keyboard priced Rs 13,900. Smart covers for iPad can be purchased at Rs 4,500

The new iPad Air will be available in October at Apple Authorised Resellers. The Wi-Fi models of iPad Air will be available with a starting price of Rs 54900 and Wi-Fi + Cellular models start at Rs 66900. The compatible Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is priced Rs 10,900, while the Magic Keyboard is sold separately at Rs 27,900 and Smart Keyboard Folio at Rs 15,900.

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At the special 'Time Flies' event Apple announces Watch SE, Watch Series 6, iPad Air, 8th generation iPad and a few new services. The tech giant also announced Apple One service everyone of us have been waiting for. In the US, the new Apple Watch Series 6 is priced at  $399 while the Watch Series 3 will continue to be priced at $199. Here are the highlights:

07:54 (IST)16 Sep 2020
Watch Apple ‘Time Flies’ Event 2020

In case you missed the Apple event, watch it here:

00:19 (IST)16 Sep 2020
iPad Air price in India; availability in October

The new iPad Air will be available in October with Wi-Fi models starting Rs 54,900 and Wi-Fi + Cellular models starting at Rs 66,900 in 64GB and 256GB configurations. The compatible Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is priced Rs 10,900, while the Magic Keyboard is sold separately at Rs 27,900 and Smart Keyboard Folio at Rs 15,900. 

00:11 (IST)16 Sep 2020
Why this Apple event was very different and who should be worried

From the first frame it was clear this is no regular Apple event. To start with, CEO Tim Cook was not on stage at the Steve Jobs Theatre. He was downhill at the Apple Park HQ, talking to the camera from the iconic circular corridor by the curved glass panels. Then, a minute or so into his keynote, Cook was talking about the Apple Watch. No numbers that underlined another best-ever year. Yes, this was a different Apple Event. 

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00:07 (IST)16 Sep 2020
iPad (8th generation) price in India announced

The new iPad (8th generation) will have a staring price in India of Rs 29,900 for the Wi-Fi model and Rs 41,900 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model in 32GB and 128GB configurations. The device will be compatible with Apple Pencil (1st generation) priced at Rs 8,500 and the Smart Keyboard priced Rs 13,900. Smart covers for iPad can be purchased at Rs 4,500. 

00:02 (IST)16 Sep 2020
Apple One individual and family rates announced for India

The India prices of the Apple One plan are quite affordable in comparison to its US equivalent. The individual plan with Apple Music, Apple TV , Apple Arcade, and 50GB of iCloud storage is priced Rs 195 per month. The family plan with Apple Music, Apple TV , Apple Arcade, and 200GB of iCloud storage costs Rs 365 per month and can be shared with up to six family members. India does not seem to have access to the premium plan as Apple News is yet to launch in the market.

23:55 (IST)15 Sep 2020
Apple Watch SE price in India

Apple Watch SE (GPS) starts at Rs 29,900 and Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular) starts at Rs 33,900. No availability dates have been announced for the two more affordable Apple Watch models. 

23:32 (IST)15 Sep 2020
Apple Watch Series 6, Watch SE price in India

Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS) starts at Rs 40,900 and Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS Cellular) starts at Rs 49,900. Apple Watch SE (GPS) starts at Rs 29,900 and Apple Watch SE (GPS Cellular) starts at Rs 33,900.

23:30 (IST)15 Sep 2020
Apple announces new iPad Air at $599

Looks a lot like the iPad Pro the new iPad Air is powered by a brand new A14 Bionic chipset, which Apple claims increases the performance by 40 per cent and 30 per cent increase in graphics performance. The new iPad Air comes with TouchID integrated inside the power button and includes a larger liquid Retina display when compared to the previous generation iPad. Apple makes the new iPad Air available in five vibrant colours. The newly announced Apple iPad Air also includes support for USB-C, single 12MP rear camera, 7MP front sensor, magic keyboard. It is priced at $599. 

23:15 (IST)15 Sep 2020
iPad 8th generation launched at $329

Alongside Watch Series 6 and Watch SE, Apple has announced the 8th generation of its basic iPad - an update of its entry-level 10.2-inch tablet that upgrades the processor to a faster A12 chipset. iPad 8th generation promises to be up to 3 times faster than the top-selling Android tablet. The new 8th generation iPad is priced at $329, for education customers it will be available at $299. You can order the new iPad today and will be available starting Friday.

23:13 (IST)15 Sep 2020
Apple One service announced

Apple One keeps all your Apple services under one single plan. The service is available in three subscription plans: Individual at $14.95/month, Family at $19.95/month and Premier at $ 29.95/month. 

 

23:08 (IST)15 Sep 2020
Apple Fitness+ announced

Apple Fitness+ is a new service for Apple Watch that will try and inspire you to stay more active, and participate in workout sessions. Fitness+ includes many workout modes like yoga, and more and also provides you with new tracks that will motivate you to work out better. You will also be able to save your Apple Music track on Fitness+. The newly announced Apple Fitness+ at $ 9.99 for a month and $ 79.99 per year. New Apple Watch buyers will get 3 months free subscription to Apple Fitness+. 

22:58 (IST)15 Sep 2020
Apple Watch SE, Watch Series 6 price

The Apple Watch SE has been launched at $279. The new Apple Watch Series 6 is priced at  $399 while the Watch Series 3 will continue to be priced at $199. For now, no details on when these new Apple Watches will arrive in India and the prices.

22:57 (IST)15 Sep 2020
Apple Watch SE announced

Apple Watch SE comes with all the features to stay connected, fit and healthy. It uses the Apple Watch Series 5 chipset and comes with all the new features including Family setup. Watch Series SE runs on WatchOS software similar to the new Watch Series 6. 

22:52 (IST)15 Sep 2020
Apple Watch Series 6 features

Apple Watch Series 6 comes with an improved always-on display, much better than the previous generation. The watch comes with various watch faces including GMT, countdown, memoji face, among many others. Apple has introduced Family Set, this will help you setup your kid's Apple Watch using your iPhone. The new Apple Watch comes with 10 sports mode. 

22:45 (IST)15 Sep 2020
Apple Watch Series 6 can measure your blood oxygen level

Apple Watch Series 6 is finally official. The new Apple Watch 6 series is capable of measuring your blood oxygen level right from the wrist at any time and anywhere. For the very first time, Apple brings Watch in PRODUCT RED variant alongside a few other colour options. 

22:36 (IST)15 Sep 2020
New Apple Watch and iPad to be announced

Tim Cook takes the stage and announces that today's Apple event will witness the launch of a new Apple Watch and iPad. The event begins by showing people sharing inspirational stories and how Apple Watch has helped them get healthy and fitter everyday. The new Apple Watch will come packed with WatchOS that was announced at WWDC 2020 in June. 

22:34 (IST)15 Sep 2020
Live, from Apple Park

That's different. Tim Cook is speaking from the glass corridors of the Apple Park and not from Steve Jobs theatre as we have been used to recently. He's walking along the famed glass panels of this stunning Apple HQ. 

The Apple CEO usually starts by talking about the state of the company and lists numbers. This time he has jumped straight on to the Watch. 

22:00 (IST)15 Sep 2020
Apple Event announcements

This is the second major Apple event this year after WWDC 2020 which was held in June. At the event today rumors and leaks suggest that Apple could announce a new iPad, Watch Series 6, cheaper Apple Watch, AirTags, and One Services bundle. Let's all wait for Tim Cook to take a stage and start with the announcements in 30min from now. 

21:55 (IST)15 Sep 2020
When will iPhone 12 series launch?

Apple has confirmed the delayed launch of iPhone series this year due to the pandemic that has affected the manufacturing. Rumorus suggest that the upcoming iPhone 12 series could go official in the first half of October and release soon after. It is said that Apple will first release the iPhone 12 and Pro followed by the iPhone 12 Pro Max version. 

21:52 (IST)15 Sep 2020
Will Apple launch iPhone 12?

Well, at today's Apple event sadly there won't be any iPhone. The tech giant has delayed the launch of iPhone 12 series due to the pandemic. Apple, however, might (not yet confirmed) announced the announcement date or launch date of the iPhone 12 series. This year, the US based smartphone manufacturer is expected to launch four iPhones instead of the usual three. 

Apple Event September 2020 LIVE Updates: Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS) starts at Rs 40,900 and Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular) starts at Rs 49,900. No details on the availability of the new Watch Series 6 as of yet. Apple is yet to announce whether the Watch SE or cheaper Apple Watch will be available in India or not. In the US, the Apple Watch SE has been launched at $279.  Apple launches the iPad Air at $599 while the 8th generation iPad is priced at $329. For education customers it will be available at $299. You will be able to order the new iPad Air today and will be available starting Friday. Apple also launched Apple One service that keeps all your Apple services under one single plan. The service is available in three subscription plans: Individual at $14.95/month, Family at $19.95/month and Premier at $ 29.95/month.