There were a bunch of new products announced including Apple’s new iPads, too. Here’s what you need to know.
1. Leica M6
Leica has announced that they’re going to start producing their iconic M6 film camera again. The 2022 edition of this classic 35mm rangefinder will be identical virtually just like the one discontinued 20 years ago! The real difference between the new model and the current one is its brighter viewfinder and top-plate coating. You can purchase this all-new Leica M6 (2022 Edition) iconic camera on 3rd November.
2. Victrola Music Edition 1 and Music Edition 2
Price: $100 (Music Edition 1) and $200 (Music Edition 2)
Victrola company is known for its budget-friendly turntables. The new Music Edition 1 and Music Edition 2 speakers by Victrola are the first portable Bluetooth devices with stunning designs made out of metal. Both of these devices have an IP67 water resistance rating and can be charged via USB C. While the size difference between these two speakers is noticeable. The Music Edition 2 size is a little larger compared to Music Edition 1 and comes with a built-in wireless charging pad on top!
3. Xbox Elite Series 2 (Now Fully Customizable)
The Xbox Design Lab is an exciting new addition to the world of customizing your controller. It’s been three years since Microsoft released Elite Series 2 which is considered to be one of the best Xbox controllers, but this time around they’re letting you fully customize its components like the colour of its body, D-pad, back case, bumpers, thumbstick, triggers and buttons via Xbox Design Lab!
4. Horizon MagSafe 3-in-1 Wireless Charger
The MagSafe charger is a 3-in1 wireless device for your iPhone and Apple Watch. It’s unique because of its innovative design which allows you to fold up or down in many different ways as well as shape-shift between various forms! It has a really premium design made out of recycled aluminium. This charger is fully compatible with MagSafe and charges the newest iPhones at their fastest possible speed so you can get your phone charged in no time!
5. 10.9 inch iPad
The 10th-generation iPad 10.9-inch has a completely new design to its 9th-generation predecessor. The new iPad takes many of the same design features from its predecessor 10.2-inch entry-level iPad, such as flat sides, a larger display, no Home button, USB-C charging port and Touch ID integrated into the side power button as the current iPad Mini and iPad Air. The new iPad 10.9 inch 10th generation has a front-facing camera that’s now on top and supports Center Stage. It comes in many different colours and perfectly works with first-generation Apple Pencils as well!
6. Magic Keyboard Folio
The Magic Keyboard Folio is a brand-new, folio-style keyboard that’s designed for the 10.9-inch iPad. It brings over Apple’s popular first keyboard folio with scissor keys from their latest MacBook Air and Macbook Pros for Apple’s entry-level iPads! The new Apple folio keyboard is the first of its kind to break into two separate parts. You can just take off the keyboard and use it as a kickstand if needed.
7. M2 iPad Pro
Price: $799+ (11-inch) and $1,099+ (12.9-inch)
The sixth-generation iPad Pro is available in two sizes: 11 inches and 12.9″. Like before, only the larger model has a fancy Mini LED display. It has the same design as its predecessor. The new 2022 models have been upgraded with Apple’s latest M2 chip and support Wi-Fi 6E connectivity as well! The M2 iPad Pro are the only iPad to support the new hover feature with the Apple Pencil. It interacts as if you are almost touching the screen with a stylus and apps react similarly as if you were hovering over them with your mouse. It will also preview the colour, thickness and opacity of what’s about to be drawn.
8. Apple TV 4K (2022 Model)
Apple has announced an updated Apple TV 4K. The new model is identical to the previous one, but it now features a more powerful A15 Bionic chip and support for HDR10+ which means users can enjoy better and faster performance. The Siri Remote is now even more powerful with an updated design that also charges using USB-C. The base storage has been increased to 64GB at a considerably lower price.
9. Logitech Crayon for iPad
The new 10.9-inch iPad is compatible with the first-generation Apple Pencil but you can’t charge it! The new iPad makes the switch to USB-C, so you can charge your Pencil using Lighting. To solve this problem, instead of buying the new Apple Pencil and Apple’s new dongle, you can just buy this updated Logitech stylus that charges via USB-C.