The Apple Event 2022 was held at the Apple Park Campus in Cupertino, California, the US, on 7 September. As expected, Apple launched the iPhone 14, Apple Watch Series 8 and AirPods Pro 2 at the at the ‘Far Out’ event and we now have the prices for the products in Singapore.
Despite the impressive slate of big reveals, there was no appearance of the mixed-reality headset. The iPhone 14 was certainly the scene stealer, with two Pro models and two normal models. Most remarkable were the camera upgrades, especially in the Pro models and the introduction of the dynamic island.
The event was livestreamed at Apple.com, the Apple TV app and Apple’s official YouTube channel. This was Apple’s second in-person event in 2022. Presenters from the company, including CEO Tim Cook, simply announced the product launches.
Here are the Singapore prices of all the new launches from Apple Event 2022
Apple iPhone 14 prices in Singapore
Apple iPhone 14 price – S$1299
Apple iPhone Plus price – S$1499
While pre-orders for both can be done on 9 September, iPhone 14 will be available on 16 September and the iPhone Plus will release on 7 October. The phones have super retina XDR display with OLED tech. They come in five colours — starlight, midnight, blue, purple and red. They are fitted with the A15 Bionic chipset, which is the same as in 2021 Pro models but, Apple says, is 18 percent faster.
Apple iPhone 14 Pro price – S$1649
Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max price – S$1799
Apple launched the iPhone 14 regular and Pro models, numbering a total of four. The company said that the Pro models are the “best iPhones we have ever created.” The iPhone 14 Pro is 6.1 inches and the iPhone 14 Pro Max is 6.7 inches. They come with dynamic island notch, which changes animation based on the phone activity — for instance music or gaming. The camera is the star of the Apple iPhone 14 Pro models.
The camera is 48MP with 24mm focal length. There is quad-pixel sensor to further improve light in pictures. The main camera can capture images in all light conditions. They can be pre-ordered on 9 September and available on 16 September. The incredibly beautiful phone comes in four colours.
AirPods Pro 2 price
AirPods Pro 2 – S$359
The new AirPods Pro can play or pause media. There is a new touch control. The volume can be adjusted by a light swipe up or down. There is also low distortion audio driver and custom amplifier. Active noise cancellation is also present on AirPods Pro 2. The AirPods Pro 2 can deliver up to 6 hours of listening time from a single charge. AirPods Pro 2 will be available from 23 September and pre-orders can be done starting 19 September.
Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra prices
Apple Watch Series 8 (GPS) – S$599
Apple Watch Series 8 (GPS + Cellular ) –S$649
The Apple Watch Series 8 was announced at the Apple Event 2022. It comes in three stainless steel finishes — silver, gold graphite — and four new colours. It is swim-proof, dust-proof and crack resistant. The Apple Watch Series 8 particularly focuses on health and safety.
It comes with temperature sensor and information about ovulation. The new temperature sensor can give “retrospective estimate” of when wearers ovulated. The health app enables nightly shifts from baseline temperature, which might be because of alcohol, illness of jetlag.
Apple Watch Ultra – S$1199
One of the biggest product announcements at Apple Event 2022 was Apple Watch Ultra. It is for athletes, adventurers and extreme sports lovers. It is the most “rugged and capable” watch ever, according to the company. The case is made from aerospace grade titanium and measures 49 mm. It has the “biggest, brightest display” for any Apple watch.
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