The iPhone 6 has just been officially announced, and it came along with the iPhone 6 Plus.
So, they had two versions instead of one -the larger version and a smaller one. However, iPhone 6 is the main version, and is the flagship phone and has no doubt been compared to other flagship phones that have been released around the same time.
The Phablet’s Size
Apple needed to catch up on the latest trend considering most, if not all, Android devices are being released with a 5 inch screen or higher. As rumor had it, the iPhone 6 comes with a 4.7 inch, LED backlit IPS display and the iPhone 6 Plus version comes with a 5.5 inch screen. The iPhone 6 Plus is supposed to be a direct competitor to Android phablets by other manufacturers. This goes to prove that Apple will always find a way to create great phones that compete well with other flagship mobile devices released by its competitors.
Its Appearance and Weight
The iPhone 6 has one of the best screens out there and comes with a 1334 x 750 resolution. While this is a weird resolution, it does come to 326 ppi pixel density. Now, they have kept the pixel density the same as the iPhone 5 and the 5S, but have changed the resolution. So it is slightly higher than the 720p.
The iPhone 6 weighs 120g, with a metal uni-body. Apple has continued with the metal body from previous models, but you have got a slightly different design – it has a curved back so it is should be comfortable to hold. It also comes in three different colors – space grey, gold and silver.
The iPhone 6 has the Apple A8 processor and it has a 64 Bit chip as you had with the iPhone 5S. They have not specified what the exact clock speed of this chip is. It also has the M8 coprocessor which is going to measure motion data without having to wake up the main processor for that information.
It is expected to have about 1GB RAM, but this is not 100% confirmed. In terms of the different storage options available, iPhone 6 has the 16GB, 64GB and 128GB versions. So Apple has ditched the 32GB version and unfortunately does not have expandable storage space.
IPhone 6 camera has an 8-megapixel camera, so they have not increased the resolution. You also have the TrueTone flash that flies off two different flashes in two different colors (white and amber). This is what gives you better skin tones. You also have a phase detection auto focus which Apple is calling Focus Pixels.
As for video, the iPhone 6 comes with 1080p at 60 frames per second, and you also have a 720p at 240 frames per second that is awesome. In terms of the front-facing camera, this device has 1.2 megapixels at 720p.
The Operating System and Battery
The iPhone 6 comes with iOS 8 so you will be getting the latest version of iOS, and the updates will also be coming through easily. This device has a Li-Ion 1800 mAh non-removable battery.
The iPhone 6 is priced as follows – 16GB version costs $649 or £539; the 64GB version has a price tag of $749 or £619, and the 128GB version has an $849 or £699 pricing, off contract.