Apart from its large size, iPhone 6 plus features hardware and software improvements to enhance its performance and user experience. Take a look at iPhone 6 plus specs and features to see how this phone is equipped to counter Samsung Note 4 and other Android phones which dominate the market for phablets.
iPhone 6 Plus Specs
|Specs||iPhone 6 Plus|
|Launch Date||September 2014|
|Size (L x W)||158.1 x 77.8 mm (6.22 x 3.06 inches)|
|Thickness||7.1mm (0.28 inches)|
|Screen||IPS LCD Touchscreen|
|Display||5.5 inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)|
|Protection||Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating|
|OS||iOS 8, upgradable to iOS 8.1.3|
|Storage||16, 64, 128 GB|
|Processor||Dual Core 1.4 GHZ Apple A8|
|Front Camera||1.2 MP, 720p@30fps (1280 x 960)|
|Rear Camera||8 MP, 1,080P@60fps, 720P@240fps|
|Battery||2,915 mAh, Non Removable|
|Talk Time||24 hours 3G|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, barometer, Ambient light|
|Others||Bluetooth, LTE, Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS, GLONASS|
|Price||From $299 on a 2 year contract|
iPhone 6 Plus Features
As with iPhone 6, the most noticeable feature in iPhone 6 plus is its surprisingly large 5.5 inch display, designed to capture the untapped market for phablets. There are of course certain features like true HD display and Optical Image Optimization that are coming to an iPhone for the first time.
True HD Display: iPhone 6 plus is the first iPhone to feature true 1080 x 1920 HD display at 401 ppi. The display is protected by shatterproof glass with fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating.
Faster Processor: iPhone 6 is equipped with a faster 1.4 GHZ Apple A8 processor built on a 64-bit architecture. Apple’s efficient software makes good use of this hardware enhancement to offer pleasing performance.
Call Quality: iPhone 6 plus features WiFi calling support, faster 802.11ac WiFi, and support for Voice over LTE.
Apple Siri: Siri is your intelligent assistant on iPhone 6. You can ask Siri to send messages, set reminders, place phone calls and schedule meetings and more.
Touch ID: You can use your finger print to sign in to third-party apps, without the need to enter passwords. Fingerprint identity sensor is built right into the home button.
Rear Camera: 8 MP rear camera features Optical Image Stabilization for the first time in an iPhone along with other enhancements like Auto image stabilization, Auto HDR, Improved face detection and 1080p HD quality video recording at 30 and 60fps.
Front Camera: 1.2 MP front camera features improved face detection, wider aperture (f2.2) to help capture decent quality face time interaction and selfies in low light conditions.
Apple Pay: You can go shopping using your iPhone, Apple Pay is certified by VISA, MasterCard and AMEX
Battery: iPhone 6 plus has the largest battery found in any iPhone to light up its large true HD display. The battery is rated to provide 24 hours of talk time, 12 hours of internet use and 14 hours of video playback.
iCloud Storage : 10GB of free storage on iCloud, you can pay and go up to 1TB storage in case you need more
Health App: This is a new addition in iOS 8 designed to provide all your health and fitness data in a single place. The health app has a dashboard where you can view steps taken, stairs climbed and other activity details.
iPhone 6 Plus Price and Availability
iPhone 6 Plus is available at Apple store in 16GB version for $749, 64GB version for $849 and in 128GB version for $949.
The 16GB version is available with most carriers with a 2 year contract for $299 or less.