Should You Buy The New iPhone?

Apple Reveals TV Subscription Service Launch Date and Price

While Apple Oman has not given an exact price yet, Apple's region map claims that the iPhone 11 will be available in Oman on 27 September. Prices start at $699, down from last year's new iPhone that started at $749.

The most expensive model is the 6.5-Inch OLED iPhone 11 Pro Max with 512GB storage, which is priced at NT$52,400, NT$500 cheaper than the iPhone XS Max with the same storage a year ago. All three phones will be available from carriers and retailers on September 20th, but if you want to save some money when you upgrade, Walmart might be the place to go for your new phone.

Apple also gave more details on its Apple TV Plus streaming service, announcing its $4.99-per-month price tag and November 1 launch and showing off trailers for upcoming shows, including the Jason Momoa-led "See".

"The roll-out of new subscription-based services by Apple paves the way for the introduction of new business models akin to the all-you-can-eat bundles like Amazon Prime", said Paolo Pescatore, analyst with PP Foresight.

Apple is using all its available tools to convince consumers at least to try one more streaming service and fit it into their viewing rotation along with streaming leaders Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu.

Apple, however, spent a large chunk of its presentation touting its new Apple Arcade platform - a Netflix-like subscription service that will allow users to play a curated collection of high-end iOS games.

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Apple has revealed details of its latest iPhone 11 range, along with its Apple TV+ streaming service and Apple Arcade. As it already does with its Apple Music service, Apple also is offering a one-month free trial before committing customers to subscribe.

While they didn't get into specifics (other than a news release that says "all-day battery life") an Apple exec announced at the event that the iPhone 11's battery will last an hour more than the XR model's. Apple TV+ will launch November 1 in over 100 countries and regions via the Apple TV App Worldwide on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac and other platforms, including tv.apple.com and other non-Apple platforms.

CEO Tim Cook announced the company's new streaming services Tuesday at the Apple Event at the company headquarters in Cupertino, California.

We've had a look at the key takeaways from the launch.

To be perfectly blunt there's nothing there that would motivate me to subscribe to this service.

Software and services are the most important areas in Apple's next era of growth and we will see it get more aggressive on these fronts.

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