Apple unveiled two new iPhones: the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Needlessly to say, both new models sport much bigger screens than previous versions. The conventional iPhone 6 now sports a 4.7-inch display, even though the iPhone 6 Plus has a massive 5.5-inch screen, putting it squarely in phablet territory.
Apple has also bumped the storage up to 128GB for both models, and dropped the 32GB option altogether. The iPhone 6 will come in 16GB, 64GB and 128GB models for $199, $299 and $399, respectively, while the iPhone 6 Plus comes in 16GB, 64GB and 128GB models for $299, $399 and $499. Both designs include been available since September 19th.
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are thinner compared to the 5s, weighing 6.9mm and seven.1mm thick, respectively, compared to the 7.6mm iPhone 5s. The glass front from the iPhone 6 curves round the side, each model features an anodized aluminum back. As a number of the leaks we had ahead of the event indicated, the digital camera includes a ring that protrudes somewhat from the back with the device, however it doesnt really remove in the incredible thinness from the iPhone 6.
With the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple has upgraded the displays to what theyre calling Retina HD. Several.7-inch iPhone 6 has a resolution of 1334 by 750, using a pixel-density of 326 pixels per inch (ppi); the five.5-inch 6 Plus goes full HD having a 1920 by 1080 display and a whopping 401 ppi. Apple says both versions are covered with ion-strengthened glass, to really make the iPhone 6 less vunerable to drops and scratches.
Youll definitely have more to check out on models, and Apple has produced new views into its iOS apps to make use of the bigger displays. For instance, the iPhone 6 plus will show your contacts profile picture close to their messages within the Messages app. Third-party developers will have the chance to update their apps as well.
Both phones include a new generation 64-bit Apple A8 chip, that is 13 percent smaller and as much as 25 % faster than the previous-generation A7. Graphics on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is deserving of a lift too, using the A8 chip carrying a graphics processing unit that Apple claims is 50 % faster. And the A8 is 50 percent more energy-efficient than the A7, which should mean better battery life for your 6 and 6 Plus.
While we're talking about battery, the iPhone 6 promises across the same life of the battery since the 5s, coming in better yet compared to 5s in a few categories; the iPhone 6 Plus offers more life of the battery still, thanks to a greater battery.
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus boast heightened wireless capabilities, offering as much as 150 Mbps LTE (when compared with 100Mbps on previous models), and also support 802.11ac Wi-Fi. And both models support Wi-Fi phone-calls, with seamless call hand-offs between WiFi and LTE/4G on supporting carriers.
Both phones sport an 8 megapixel iSight camera on the back with True Tone flash, 1.5 micron pixels, f/2.2 aperture and an all-new sensor. The result needs to be crisper details and performance in low-light. The camera has phase-detection autofocus, that ought to offer even faster automatic focus for pictures and videos. Although the iPhone 6 has digital image stabilization, the iPhone 6 Plus addsoptical image stabilization.