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iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus – Differences Made Clear

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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have various things in common, these two devices have the Touch ID element, NFC, an A8 and M8 chipset and they also have the 16/64/128 storage options available. But, the differences are also notable and users will definitely focus on them when deciding which iPhone device to choose, Let’s take a look at these differences down below:

Display & Design

The most distinguishable difference is the display. The iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch display with a 1334×750-pixel resolution (326 ppi) while the iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch display with a 1920×1080-pixel resolution (401 ppi). Even if the iPhone 6 Plus has a much better display, its contrast ratio is only 1300:1 compared to 1400:1 that is found in the iPhone 6. Design wise, both handsets rock an aluminum chassis. The iPhone 6 weighs 129 grams while the other device tips the scale at 172 grams.

Battery Duration 

Another distinguishable difference between these two is the battery life duration. Because the iPhone 6 Plus has a larger screen, so is the battery, as far as chat time is concerned, the iPhone 6 will last 14 hours on 3G while the iPhone 6 Plus is expected to last 24 straight hours.

Surfing the internet, means that your iPhone 6 will last up to 10 hours if you’re on 3G/4G LTE and 11 hours on Wi‑Fi. As for the iPhone 6 Plus, if you are on 3G/4G or Wi-Fi,  the battery lasts 12 hours.

Audio & Video: the audio playback on the iPhone 6 means you get to listen up to 50 hours while for the iPhone 6 Plus handset you have up to 80 hours. As far as video playback, the iPhone 6 can handle up to 11 hours whereas the Plus device lasts 14 hours.

Camera Units and prices

An 8 MP iSight snapper is included in both devices, however the 6 Plus packs the OIS element while the iPhone 6 does not, both of these devices come in space grey, gold and silver shades and as for the costs, here is the detailed list for each storage option:

The iPhone 6 retails for: the 16GB version costs £539, £619 for the 64GB version and the 128GB one is available for £699.

The iPhone 6 Plus will end up costing you: the 16GB version costs £619, £699 for the 64GB version and the 128GB one is priced at £789.