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Apple October Event 2021 arrived with New MacBook, Airpods 3, HomePod Mini and more!

Apple October Event 2021
Apple October Event 2021

Apple’s “Unleashed” event was a virtual media event hung on Monday, October 18, 2021, where the company unveiled updated MacBook Pro models, third-generation AirPods, and new colours for the HomePod mini. Other news fused a minor update for the AirPods Pro to add MagSafe closeness to the charging case, release date affirmations for macOS Monterey, iOS 15.1, and watchOS 8.1, and an extraordinary low-cost “Voice Plan” for Apple Music.

Apple made a few new product declarations, most eminently new MacBook Pro laptops with M1 Pro and M1 Max processors, updated designs, and a huge load of ports. Apple October event 2021 helped Apple showcase its capacity to control its top-of-the-line, proficient-grade computers running its processors rather than Intel processors. Since last year, Apple has been supplanting Intel processors inside its Macs with its processors. The tech giant additionally revealed third-generation AirPods that have an AirPods Pro-style update however exclude Active noise cancellation (ANC).

M1 Pro and M1 Max chips

Apple declared new MacBook Pro laptops controlled by its M1 Pro and M1 Max chips. This comes in two sizes, 14 and 16 inches. The new models have ProMotion 120Hz Liquid Retina XDR displays including the new mini LED technology, an HDMI port, and an SD card opening. It utilizes a MagSafe magnetic connector, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports. The Touch Bar is gone, supplanted by function keys.

For the initial time, Apple is bringing a notch cutout at the top point of the screen for its cameras. Talking about the web camera, the new MacBook Pros have a 1080p FaceTime camera with a bigger image sensor for 2x low light execution. They likewise have 6 speakers, including two new tweeters that are twice bigger. The new 14-inch MacBook Pro beginnings at $1,999, while the 16-inch is $2,499. They are accessible in both silver and space grey colour choices.

Apple Event 18 October 2021

The new MacBook Pro appears in 16-inch and 14-inch sizes with ProMotion screens.

Apple is making noteworthy and eye-catching claims about the exhibition of its new M1 Pro and ‌M1‌ Max chips, and on paper, the best quality ‌M1‌ Max chip has more raw GPU execution.

Apple Event 18 October 2021
Apple Event 18 October 2021

On paper, the ‌M1‌ Max chip maximized with 32-cores of GPU can handle a larger number of teraflops of graphics than Sony’s PlayStation 5, which maximizes at 10.28 teraflops. The M1‌ Max chip can moreover read up to 7.4GB each second, higher than the PlayStation 5’s 5.5GB read speed.

Apple revealed completely updated 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models that on account of the 16-inch model are obviously thicker and heavier than the past gen.

Apple Event 18 October 2021

Apple announced another 14-inch model that replaced the very good quality Intel 13-inch MacBook Pros. Given the bigger screen, it’s not fair to look at the two models. What is fair game, be that as it may, is to take the new 16-inch MacBook Pro contrasted with the past generation. We have put one near the following the weight, height, and significant differences for the new 16-inch MacBook Pro differentiated and the last-gen.

2021 16-inch MacBook Pro

  • Weight: 4.7 pounds (2.1 kg)
  • Height: 0.66 inches (1.68 cm)
  • Depth: 9.77 inches (24.81 cm)
  • Width: 14.01 inches (35.37 cm)

2019 16-inch MacBook Pro

  • Weight: 4.3 pounds (2.0 kg)
  • Height: 0.64 inches (1.62 cm)
  • Depth: 9.68 inches (24.59 cm)
  • Width: 14.09 inches (35.79 cm)

As you can see from a higher spot, the new 16-inch MacBook Pro is practically 9% heavier than the last-gen and is furthermore fairly thicker. The new MacBook Pros highlight an updated designed body, that isn’t likewise thicker and heavier, yet additionally incorporates more I/O ports and new elements.

Third-Generation AirPods

As reputed previously, Apple in its October Event 2021 lavished the third-generation AirPods. The new AirPods are nearer to outstanding quality AirPods Pro in design language however lack the in-ear tip. They support spatial sound and charge magnetically utilizing Apple’s magnetic charger MagSafe. Apple says it’s AirPods 3 has more impressive bass than past models. The new AirPods have six hours of battery life, in addition to highlighting another Force sensor for further developed touch control. The new ‌AirPods‌ likewise incorporate Adaptive EQ. Adaptive EQ adjusts frequencies in real-time depending on the thing a user is listening to convey even improved sound quality. The AirPods 3 is likewise sweat and water-resistant. The new AirPods cost $179.

Considering everything, ‌AirPods Pro‌ can in like way be pushed to five hours of listening time by winding down Active Noise Cancelation and Transparency mode.

The new ‌AirPods‌, as supposed, include a design like the ‌AirPods Pro‌ yet without silicone eartips or Active Noise Cancelation.

The third-generation AirPods don’t support the iPhone 6, ‌iPhone‌ 6 Plus, because they require iOS 13 to work. They likewise drop support for the iPad mini 2 and ‌iPad mini‌ 3 close by the 6th generation iPod touch.

The new third-generation AirPods are being offered alongside the second-generation AirPods, just as the better quality ‌AirPods Pro‌.

HomePod Mini

Apple in its October Event 2021 announced the HomePod mini in new colours. HomePod mini conveys incredible sound, features the knowledge of Siri, and is the foundation for any smart home.

This offers an extraordinary music-listening experience, the knowledge of Siri, and smart home abilities, with privacy and security built-in.

Probably not what anybody was expecting on the HomePod front. However since the mini is Apple’s essential smart home device, the company has quite recently declared a small bunch of extra colours for the line.

The HomePod mini will presently be accessible in an assortment of new colours. Apple’s famous HomePod mini will be accessible in a splash of fun colours. It currently comes in orange, yellow, and blue, white, and dark grey colour choices.

Apple announced Apple Music Voice Plan

The new Apple Music Voice plan that Apple declared at its “Unleashed” October event on Monday is creating some confusion.

The Apple Music Voice plan is a voice control-only access to the assistance’s list of 90 million songs. It appears in the near future, and with it, you can play everything — full collections, individual songs, Apple’s playlists; it’s everything you can eat Apple Music. The warning is you have to utilize your voice to control it, and you truly needed to play it through a Siri-enabled device, like a HomePod Mini, AirPods, or an iPhone.

Apple Music Voice appears to be generally appropriate to casual listeners who don’t go through hours cautiously curating playlists and need to pay attention to some music on the fly. While you can demand specific songs and assortments, you can in the like way say, “Hi, Siri plays several ’90s Britpop”, Or on the other hand “Hey Siri, play something cool.” There’s besides acceptance to Apple Radio.

The main difference between the two plans — prices. One is $4.99, and one is $9.99. With the Voice plan, you can’t open the Apple Music app, look for an artist or song, and select a track. All things being equal, you need to request that Siri play the song you need.


Many great devices were launched at Apple October Event 2021/ “Hi-Speed” Event 2021 conclusively. To conclude, we have found how they are extremely creative and early connectors. It enriches our lives and by doing so, it has become the profitable retailer on the planet.

Apple made a huge number of declarations at its press event, touching everything from the M1 Pro and M1 Max processors to the new MacBook Pros and AirPods 3.

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