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Apple’s ‘Peek Performance’ Event: By the Numbers

As usual, Apple sprinkled facts, figures, and statistics throughout its presentation today. Here are highlights of some of those metrics from the event that was held online from Apple Park in Cupertino, California.

iPhone SE

  • 5G connectivity
  • 64, 128, and 256GB storage capacities
  • 4 grams lighter than the iPhone SE it replaces
  • An A15 Bionic chip with a 6-core CPU consisting of 2 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores
  • A 4-core GPU
  • A 16-core Neural Engine
  • IP67 water resistance
  • Up to 2 hours more battery life when watching video
  • Support for Smart HDR 4 photography

iPad Air

  • M1 chip
  • 5G connectivity
  • 64 and 256GB storage capacities
  • The Wi-Fi-only model saves you 1 gram of weight for a total weight of 461 grams (1.02 pounds) compared to the Wi-Fi plus Cellular model
  • A USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 port that is 2x faster at 10Gbps than the one on the model it replaces
  • Ultra Wide 12MP camera that supports Center Stage

Mac Studio

  • 2 base configurations featuring the M1 Max and new M1 Ultra
  • Up to 20‑core CPU
  • Up to 64‑core GPU
  • Up to 128GB unified memory
  • Up to 800GB/s memory bandwidth
  • 4 Thunderbolt ports on the rear of the Mac Studio
  • 2 Thunderbolt ports on the front of the Mac Studio with the M1 Ultra and 2 USB-C ports on the front of the M1 Max model
  • 10Gb Ethernet
  • M1 Max:
    • Up to 9 streams of 8K ProRes video playback
    • 57 billion transistors
    • Up to 11 trillion operations per second
    • Supports 5 displays
  • M1 Ultra
    • Up to 18 streams of 8K ProRes video playback
    • 114 billion transistors
    • Up to 22 trillion operations per second
    • Supports 5 displays
    • Up to 8TB of storage with 7.4GB/s read times
  • Compared with a 27” iMac with a 10-core Intel Core i9 using a computational fluid dynamics test
    • Mac Studio with an M1 Max is 2.7x faster
    • Mac Studio with M1 Ultra is 5.3x faster
  • In an 8k render test using a 27” iMac with Radeon Pro 5700 XT graphics card
  • Mac Studio with an M1 Max is 3.5x faster
    • Mac Studio with M1 Ultra is 5x faster

Studio Display

  • 27” diagonally
  • 5K resolution
  • 218 pixels per inch
  • 600 nits of brightness
  • 1 billion colors
  • 12 MP Ultrawide camera with a 122-degree field of view
  • 3 USB-C and 1 Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • 6-speaker system

You can follow all of our ‘Peek Performance’ Apple event coverage through our event hub, or subscribe to the dedicated RSS feed.

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