The top three takeaways from Apple's overnight event.

1. No 5G

Apple's new handset comes in three variants - the iPhone 11 (from $1349), iPhone Pro (from $1949) and iPhone Pro Max ($2149), with some tasty camera upgrades. But none support 5G or faster fifth-generation mobile networks.

Right now, that's no big deal, because none of our telcos support 5G.

But Vodafone NZ is due to upgrade 100 cellsites around Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown to 5G in December as it begins its upgrade, while Spark says it will offer its first 5G service from July 1 next year (2degrees


2. No e-sim version of the Series 5 Apple Watch for NZ


3. Globalised entertainment