The Apple Press Conference is about to start in less than 30 minutes and GEV.com is going to cover the event in Live Text.
We’re going to keep you updated with the latest events as they happen.
So, stay tuned to find out live details about the products Apple is releasing tonight. Most likely Apple will present the sixth iPhone, the iPhone 5, as well as the new iOS 6 mobile operating system.
Apple Press Conference Kick-Off
Tim Cook is currently on stage and he presents the audience with some data about the company’s success. He talks about Apple’s market share on the tablets market and provides different sales statistics.
It’s something typical for Apple to present such details during a press conference.
THE NEW iPhone 5 – Official Photo!
UPDATE 1: the iPhone 5 has 7.6 mm thickness, 18% thinner than the iPhone 4S and a weight of 112 g, 20% lighter than the iPhone 4S. The screen is Retina Display, 1135 x 640 pixels. iPhone 5 is created exclusively out of aluminum and glass.
UPDATE 2: Schiller says that because of the new dimensions of the iPhone 5 the phone can easily fit in your pocket and in your hand.
UPDATE 3: The iPhone 5 comes with the A6 processor which provides two times better performance. The wireless speed is faster and all apps were improved.
UPDATE 4: The autonomy of the iPhone 5 is 8 hours of talking time, 10 hours ( wi-fi ), 40 hours ( music ) and 240 hours ( in standby )
UPDATE 5: The photo camera packs a 8 MP sensor, 3264 x 2448 resolution.
UPDATE 6: The iPhone 5 comes with three microphones.
UPDATE 7: This is the new iPhone 5 Connector
UPDATE 8: Apple will sell adapters for the new iPhone 5 connector
UPDATE 9: The Turn-by-turn GPS Navigation of the new iPhone 5
UPDATE 10: New way of sharing photos – select and share
UPDATE 11: Siri was also improved. Now Siri does not answer to subjective questions like “which is the best movie” but it can provide you with better locations, recommendations, etc.
UPDATE 12: Phil Schiller talks about the new iOS 6 and says that iPhone 5 will be available in black and white.
UPDATE 13: Pre-Orders can be placed starting with September 14, 2012 and the iPhone 5 will be available in stores starting from September 21.
UPDATE 14: iPhone 5 Prices:
- 16 GB version – $199
- 32 GB version – $299
- 64 GB version – $399
UPDATE 15: Starting with September 19, all Apple users can upgrade to iOS 6
UPDATE 16: Tim Cook talks about a new product released today: the new iTunes, which comes with a new design.
This is the new iTunes
UPDATE 17: a comparison between the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S shows that there are no major differences between the two phones.
We have to mention the fact that the iPhone 4S will be $100 cheaper once the iPhone 5 hits the stores.
UPDATE 18: Tim Cook now talks about the new iPod Nano generation, which is thinner and faster, it is available in seven colors and will include a Home button just like the iPhone and the iPad.
UPDATE 19: Apple is also releasing a new iPod Touch today ( fifth generation ).
UPDATE 20: Prices of the new iPod
UPDATE 21: The Apple press conference ends with a Foo Fighters concert.
This is for the first time when a band performs during an Apple event.