LIST: 4 new Apple revamps good for Arizonans

Posted at 12:40 PM, Mar 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-21 19:35:15-04

Apple revamped some of its most popular products, announcing the newest changes at a press event Monday.  So what's in it for us? Here are four products with new features great for the desert dweller:

1. Take better pictures of our landscapes and sunsets
The iPhone 5 SE is 4 inches. Smaller than the iPhone 6 S, but with the same internal capabilities. It's light and compact to carry around, making it easy to take sightseeing in our beautiful state. You can also capture live photos and 4K video. The iPhone SE starts at $399 for 16 GB, but if you take a lot of pictures, you better get the 64 GB model for $499.

2. Better screen visibility in the Arizona sun
How many times has the scorching hot Valley sun made you squint at your handheld device? The new iPad Pro with its 9.7-inch retina display has the lowest reflectivity of any iPad. Plus, it comes in rose gold for the first time. The price starts at $599 for 32 GB.  Plus, Apple now has a 256 GB iPad Pro for first time for $899. These are available March 31.

3. New Apple Watch bands for the outdoorsy-type
You don't want to wear your leather watchband while hiking Camelback! Apple announced new sport bands, plus new a band made from woven nylon. Several new colors are available. Apple Watch starts at $299.4

4. Just want to relax? Apple TV has been upgraded
Since you'll surely be tired from all those outdoor activities, you can now go home and dictate what you want to watch. You can even use the new feature for usernames and passwords. Apple has also added more content and folders so you can organize apps on the home screen. However, shouting "Hey Siri, I want a cold one" probably won't get you a beverage.

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