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Apple 'Unleashed' new MacBook Pros, Airpods

Apple 'Unleashed' new MacBook Pros, Airpods
It has been rumored for months that Apple is planning to unveil a pair of new Macbooks and the third-generation AirPods.  File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Apple's 'Unleashed' event Monday unveiled new Macbooks and AirPods, among other products.

The tech giant announced two new Macbook Pros, available in 14-inch and 16-inch models. The new models house an improved 1080p FaceTime camera. In other changes, the touch bar has been replaced with a full-size function row and many ports are back, including MagSaf charger. They also have the HDMI port, three Thunderbolt ports, an SD card slot and a headphone jack.

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The MagSaf magnetic charger can charge up to 50% in 30 minutes, according to the company.

The 14-inch-model starts at $1,999 and the 16-inch model starts at $2,499.

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Apple also introduced more powerful custom chips, including the M1 Pro and the M1 Max.

Apple also released a its next-generation of Airpods with spatial audio and pro-like design.

The Airpods, which are also sweat-and-water resistant, are available for pre-order for $179 Monday, with wider availability next week.

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The second Apple event revealing new products in just over a month, also introduced a brand new subscription plan, which allows users to access Apple Music with Siri. It will cost $4.99 per month and will be available later this fall in 17 countries.

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The company also introduced three new colors for its HomePod Mini speakers, including yellow, orange and blue. The new colors will be available in November for a starting price of $99.

It had been rumored for months that Apple was planning to unveil the pair of new Macbooks and the new generation AirPods.

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A month ago, Apple unveiled its iPhone 13 and Watch Series 7 in a similar launch event.

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