Apple Event 2016

Apple Event 2016 – The 6 Most Important Announcements by Apple You Should Know

March 22, 2016

Last years, Apple decided to go plus-size, and then, this year, it suddenly went small. Apple’s annual iPhone event on Monday (March 21, 2016) brought the reintroduction of the small sized iPhone and iPad. The 4-inch iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro made it to daylight at the company’s annual event. Furthermore, the company also introduced iOS 9.3, new bands for the Apple Watch, Siri search in Apple TV, etc.

The 4-inch iPhone SE

• It’s a mix of iPhone 6S and iPhone 5
• It has A9 processor
• 12-megapixel rear camera
• It has faster LTE and Wi-Fi speeds
• It has better battery life
• It supports Apple Pay with NFC

A 9.7-inch iPad Pro

• iPad Pro is 9.7-inch
• It comes with four speakers
• It supports Apple Pencil stylus
• It weighs in under one pound
• It is available 32GB, 128GB and 256GB model
• It is available in silver, gold, space grey, & rose gold

iOS 9.3 adds new features

• It has some cool new features
• It comes with a new Night Shift feature
• It fixes one critical security issue
• Notes can now be secured by Touch ID
• A few tweaks to features like Apple Health & CarPlay
• The free 9.3 update is available today

A cheaper Apple Watch with new bands

• No new apple watch by Apple
• Apple watch price slashed from $349 to $299
• New bands called “spring lineup” for Apple Watch
• New colors for its sport and leather bands
• A “space black” version of its classy metal milanese loop

Siri search in Apple TV

• Latest version of Apple’s TV software (tvOS 9.2) available for download
• Search movies with help of Siri
• Enter in a password with just your voice
• A new feature called folders to organize apps
• You can access iCloud Photo Library, including Live Photos, on the big screen

Health Apps with CareKit

• CareKit will help you manage your own medical conditions
• It will help you monitor symptoms & medication with your doctor
• Track vitals like temperature, heart rate or range of motion
• It will help you understand your health better

With the launch of small yet powerful iPhone SE and iPad Pro, a trend of iPhone app development & iPad application development is expected by the end of the year.

If you are worried that whether your existing business app or game, developed for iPhone 5 & iPhone 6, will function equally good with iPhone SE, iPad Pro and iOS 9.3 or not, then contact our iOS developers for a free compatibility test. You can reach us at

Fun Fact: The SE in the iPhone SE, according to Phil Schiller, VP at Apple Inc., stands for “Special Edition.”

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