Apple: Tech giant announces launch of AirTags, iPad Pro and new iMac at major event
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Tech company Apple has announced the launch of numerous new products, including AirTags, an iPad Pro and a new iMac.
Apple held a major event on Tuesday (20 April) to release a multitude of new technology.
The tech giant announced the launch of the eagerly anticipated AirTags, which are small Bluetooth-enabled devices you can attach to your valuables, such as keys, and then found using technology in the iPhone.
AirTags will include a precision tracking feature which will allow your phone to point to where an item is located, doing so by using a U1 chip inside the iPhone.
Apple also said it had worked on leather holders for the AirTags with Hermes, but a price for these have not yet been revealed.
The aim of this product is to allow users to be able to easily find lost items, and will cost $29, for one or $99 for four. The UK price has not yet been announced.
A new iPad Pro has also been announced, which will feature the M1 processor designed for use in full-scale desktop and laptop computers.
This will enhance the performance in comparison to the first iPad models, according to Apply and make it a powerful piece of kit for work and gaming.
The new iPad Pro will be available for pre-order from 30 April and will cost $799 for the 11-inch model in the United States, and $1099 for the 12.9-inch model. The UK prices are yet to be announced.
The company also announced a new version of the iMac, with a completely overhauled, colourful design.
It is the first iMac to make use of Apple’s own chips, which first debuted in the company’s MacBook Air, Pro and Mac Mini last year.
Apple also announced the launch of podcast subscriptions, with a new subscription service launching in 170 countries next month.