Apple's September 15 event: Everything Apple announced

Apple Event September 2020
Apple Event September 2020 (Image credit: iMore)

The build-up is over and Apple's September 15 event has now started. Refresh this page often for the latest news from Cupertino, California. You can stream the event from the Apple website.

Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE announced

Apple Watch Series 6 Red

Apple Watch Series 6 Red (Image credit: Apple)

Apple introduced two new Apple Watches for 2020, the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE. It's the first time two new Watches were announced at the same time.

The Apple Watch Series 6 is considered the most colorful Watch to date since it's offered in blue and PRODUCT (RED) for the first time. It also comes with a built-in Blood Oxygen app, improved always-on display, and more. It starts at $399.

watchOS 7 also includes a number of new Watches that weren't previously announced. New bands are also set to arriving, including the all-new Solo Loop made of silicone. There's also the new Braided Solo Loop. The Leather Link is also available.

Family Setup allows younger members to set-up Watches, even if they don't own an iPhone. It even includes a School Time mode.

Apple Fitness Plus

Apple Fitness Plus (Image credit: Apple)

Apple's also introducing a new workout trainer feature called Apple Fitness+, which ties video workouts with your Apple Watch. The workouts work with any type of equipment, at home or the gym, or outside. A new Fitness app will be available on iPhone and iPad. There are 10 different workout types and music is included. It's $9.99 per month or $79.99 per year, family included. New Apple Watch owners receive a free three-month subscription.

The Apple Watch SE include the "features customers love," but at a lower price. It starts at $279.

Finally, the Apple Watch Series 3 remains on the market, starting at $199.

The new Apple Watches go on sale today, September 15 and arrive on Friday, September 18.

Apple One officially announced

Apple One Icons Apple

Apple One Icons Apple (Image credit: Apple)

Bundling has come to Apple services. The new service, Apple One, includes Apple TV+, iCloud backup, Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Apple News+, and recently announced Apple Fitness+.

The plans are:

  • Individual – includes Apple Music, Apple Arcade, Apple TV+, and iCloud at $14.95 per month.
  • Family – includes the same services for the whole family at $19.95 per month.
  • Premium – includes everything the other bundles do, plus News+ and Fitness+ at $29.95 per month.

All of this goes live this fall with a 30-day trial available.

iPad 2020 and iPad Air 4 announced

On Tuesday, Apple revealed the eight-generation regular iPad. It goes on sale this Friday, September 18, beginning at $329.

The fourth-generation iPad Air was also announced. This tablet is completely redesigned for 2020 that comes in all-new colors. It's a 10.9-inch edge-to-edge display. The iPad Air 4 includes Touch ID in a new button. It comes with an A14 Bionic, which is the best chip to date on an Apple mobile device. It starts at $599 and arrives in October.

Software releases

Apple will release the first publish versions of iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, and tvOS 14, tomorrow, September 16.

Bryan M Wolfe
Staff Writer

Bryan M. Wolfe has written about technology for over a decade on various websites, including TechRadar, AppAdvice, and many more. Before this, he worked in the technology field across different industries, including healthcare and education. He’s currently iMore’s lead on all things Mac and macOS, although he also loves covering iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Bryan enjoys watching his favorite sports teams, traveling, and driving around his teenage daughter to her latest stage show, audition, or school event in his spare time. He also keeps busy walking his black and white cocker spaniel, Izzy, and trying new coffees and liquid grapes.