Apple’s March 9 event
On March 9, Apple is widely expected to let us know exactly when its much-anticipated Watch line will ship and how much all the new models will cost. But what other new products might Apple unveil?
With Apple sending out invites for its time-themed ‘Spring Forward’ event on March 9 in San Francisco, it’s a certainty that the company will fill in the missing details on its new Watch line, which it unveiled back in September.
We know the Watch will start shipping in April and will start at $349 in the US for the aluminum-and-glass Apple Watch Sport, with prices elsewhere yet to be announced (a rough conversion would be £220 or AU$380). However, we don’t know what higher-end tiers of the watch will cost, or what accessories will be priced at. The midlevel stainless-steel Apple Watch — with its sapphire crystal-covered display — is bound to cost significantly more, while the 18-karat-gold Apple Watch Edition could climb to price levels associated with fine jewelry. Brace yourself.
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We should also get a sneak peek at new Watch apps that will be available at launch — or close to launch — and perhaps get a firmer commitment from Apple on the Watch’s battery life.
But the big question is whether Apple will reveal anything else new besides the Watch, which in some ways is old news. At most of its events, it usually launches more than one new product and sometimes several, and we expect it will do the same this time. Here’s a look at some of the possibilities:
Source: David Carnoy
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