The day has come which we all are waiting for. Apple yesterday launched the much-awaited new iPhone 6 in two variants, with the 4.7-inch variant called iPhone 6 and the bigger 5.5-inch variant called iPhone 6 Plus. Apple’s biggest iPhone yet will focus on an audience who like their big smartphones and until now only had an Android phablet to choose from.
Apple will make its new smartphones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus available in India from October 17, according to the tech giant's India website. The launch will come bang in the middle of festive season, and is a departure from Apple's earlier India strategy, when the new versions of their iPhones were made available around November. Apple plans to make the new smartphones available in 115 countries by the end of this year.
The smaller of the two new iPhone 6 models has a 4.7-inch display, which is still notably bigger than 4-inch screen on the iPhone 5 and 5S that preceded it. It has a new design that echoes the design of the iPad Air and iPad mini, with rounded sides. The glass front curves around the sides of the phone and Apple says the new screen has Retina HD resolution, with 1334 x 750 pixels providing 326 pixels per inch and a wider angle of view. The glass on the new display is "ion strengthened," which doesn't sound like it is sapphire, as rumored. The iPhone 6 measures 6.9mm thick, making it the thinnest device Apple has ever made.
Inside, the iPhone 6 has a new A8 processor, which is 25 percent faster than the A7 that preceded it. It also has a 50 percent faster graphics chip. The iPhone 6 supports LTE advanced, with speeds up to 150Mbps (for US Version)
The camera in the iPhone 6 maintains the 8 megapixel resolution. Apple says it uses an all-new sensor with even larger pixels than before. It's paired with an f/2.2 aperture lens and dual-LED flash, like the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 6 uses digital image stabilization, though its larger sibling, the iPhone 6 Plus, has optical stabilization. It's said to be twice as fast as the iPhone 5S when it comes to autofocus. Face detection is said to be faster and blink and smile detection is improved. The front-facing camera has a new sensor and brighter f/2.2 aperture. Apple says it lets in 81 percent more light than before.
Apple says the iPhone 6 will offer 14 hours of talk time, a 40 percent increase over the iPhone 5S. But web browsing time over 3G and LTE is still rated at 10 hours, and video playback time is 11 hours, only one hour longer than the 5S.
The iPhone 6 will come in three colors, gold, silver, and space grey, and will be available September 19th, with preorders starting on September 12th. It will start at $199 on-contract for a 16GB model, while 64GB and 128GB versions will be available for $299 and $399, respectively. Apple says the iPhone 6 will be available in 115 countries by the end of the year
iPhone 6 Plus
The star of the show here is the spacious 5.5-inch 1080p Retina HD display riding up front -- to hear Apple's Phil Schiller tell it, it's sRGB-accurate, has an ultrathin backlight, photo-aligned IPS liquid crystals, an improved polarizer and ion-strengthened glass. More importantly (and at long last!), the screen runs at 1080p. 5.5-inch iPhone 6 plus with Retina HD LCD LED-backlit display with 1920 x 1080 resolution (401ppi) with ion-strengthened glass and 88 percent more pixels than iPhone 5s
It is powered by 4-bit 20-nanometer Apple A8 processor (20 percent faster CPU, 50 percent faster graphics) Second-generation M8 motion coprocessor with 16/64/128GB of storage. Apple iPhone 6 Plus is built using the 20nm manufacturing process. Thanks to this it's more power efficient, while still offering 25% more CPU power and 50% GPU boost.
At the back, the iPhone 6 Plus uses a 8MP iSight camera with a True Tone dual LED flash. The pixel size is the same as on the iPhone 5s at 1.5μ and the aperture is unchanged at f/2.2. However the iPhone 6 Plus has an optical image stabilization - a first for the company. There's also phase-detection autofocus that should improve focusing speed twice. It is enabled by the A8 chip, which also includes powerful image signal processor designed by Apple. The front-facing camera has been updated with new 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD camera with a sensor that's even greedier for photons, perfect for all
Further on, the iPhone 6 Plus packs NFC, another first for the company. Thanks to it, you'll be able to make payments by using Apple Pay - Apple's own NFC payment system. Both the devices Runs on Latest iOS 8. It also Support Touch ID fingerprint sensor embedded in the Home button. Battery life (80 hours of audio, 14 hours of video, 12 hours of Wi-Fi browsing, 12 days of standby)
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