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New iPad, Apple TV and iPhone models revealed

Apple has announced new models of its iPad, iPhone and Apple TV at an event in the US:

• The iPad Pro comes with a larger 12.9-inch screen as well as a bigger keyboard.

• The new version of Apple TV has a touch sensitive remote control, voice search and an App Store.

• The latest iPhone models - the 6S and 6S Plus - have a feature called 3D Touch which allows the phone to provide different functions based on how lightly or firmly the screen is pressed.

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New iPad Pro revealed at Apple launch

Apple CEO Tim Cook with the new iPad Pro Credit: Reuters

Apple has launched a new version of its best-selling iPad tablet - the iPad Pro.

The iPad Pro comes with a larger 12.9-inch screen - a third bigger than the previous iteration - as well as a bigger keyboard.

Apple senior VP of marketing Phil Schiller said the Pro was designed for business users as an alternative to laptops.

"[It] lets you do things you can't do with a notebook," Schiller said. "With a bigger screen iPad, your TV shows and movies are more cinematic. Games we play are more immersive and powerful."

The US pricing of the iPad Pro is announced Credit: Reuters

The tablet will have 10 hours of battery life and is equipped with four speakers.

The basic model will cost $799 in the US, with UK pricing to be announced.

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