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Apple’s spring product event is always something of a mystery box. We know we’re almost guaranteed to see iPhones in the fall, but this is the time of year when Apple often releases new laptops, tablets, Apple TVs and more. And this year? At the recent Spring Loaded event, Apple gave us all the things. From an M1-powered iMac to an iPad Pro that stole the Pro Display XDR’s Liquid Retina XDR display, there’s no shortage of new products hitting the streets.
A few of Apple’s newest gadgets are already available — namely the long-rumored AirTags and the new purple iPhone 12 — but for everything else, preorders are open right now, with availability slated for mid-to-late May. We’ve rounded up everything in one place for you here.
Apple has finally breathed new life in the venerable iMac with a sleek new design, powerful M1 processor, bold color scheme, improved camera and speakers and a larger 24-inch screen. You’ll have to wait until the second half of May to take it home. Read more about the all-new Apple iMac.
The flagship Apple tablet has a brilliant new mini-LED Liquid Retina XDR display, M1 processor, Thunderbolt port and more. This is Apple’s strongest case yet that a tablet can be a laptop replacement. Read more about the fifth-gen iPad Pro.
Apple’s other iPad Pro might lack the stunning Liquid Retina XDR screen of its 12.9-inch brother, but it has everything else, including the M1 processor, Magic Keyboard support and (in higher-end models) 5G connectivity. You can read more about the iPad Pro in CNET’s overview of the new tablet.
It took a while, but Apple has finally released an update to the Apple TV. The new Apple TV 4K has a faster processor, a cool color calibration tool and a radically redesigned remote control. Read more about the new Apple TV 4K.
The new Apple TV 4K comes with an impressive new remote control. And guess what? You can buy the remote separately as well. It’s compatible with the first- and second-gen Apple TV 4K models as well as the Apple TV HD. Read more about the new Siri Remote to see why we think it’s one of the best parts of the new Apple TV.
Perhaps one of the worst-kept secrets in modern times: We all knew this Bluetooth-powered tracking device was coming. Tile might not be happy that AirTags are here, but you can buy them for $29 each or four for $99. This product is currently available for preorder and it’s available in stores on Friday, April 30. Read more about Apple AirTags.
It’s the iPhone 12. In purple. You can get the iPhone 12 Mini for $729 or the iPhone 12 for $829 unlocked, or subtract $30 for each from your choice of carrier (with additional discounts for trade-ins). It’s a spiffy new color, but it’s otherwise the same iPhone 12 that’s been around since last fall — read CNET’s review of the iPhone 12 for more details.
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