Apple’s iPhone 6 features certain hardware and software improvements over iPhone 5 which will bring a cheer to iPhone fans, especially those who wanted to see a larger display in an iPhone. Take a look at iPhone 6 specs and features below to learn more.
iPhone 6 Specs
The specs below are easily matched by low cost Android phones and will be blown away by Samsung’s latest Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones. However, an iPhone is different, it looks bright, feels fast and breezes through, even with these not so extraordinary specs.
|Launch Date||September 2014|
|Dimensions (L x W)||138.1 x 67 mm (5.44 x 2.64 inches)|
|Thickness||6.9mm (0.27 inches)|
|Screen||4.7 inch, IPS LCD Touchscreen|
|Display||1334 x 750 pixels (326 ppi)|
|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, [email protected] (1280 x 960)|
|Rear Camera||8 MP, 1,[email protected], [email protected]|
|Battery||1,810mAh, Non Removable|
|Talk Time||14 hours 3G|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, barometer, Ambient light|
|Others||Bluetooth, LTE, Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS, GLONASS|
|Price||From $199 on a 2 year contract|
iPhone 6 Features
The biggest feature of iPhone 5 is its big 4.7 inch display which is a departure from 3.5 inch and 4 inch screen sizes of previous iPhone versions.
Retina HD Display: IPS liquid crystal display with fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating. iPhone 6 uses ion-strengthened glass with an improved polarizer for better outdoor viewing.
Faster Processor: iPhone 6 is equipped with a faster 1.4 GHZ Apple A8 processor built on a laptop grade 64-bit architecture.
Improved Antenna: Allows faster browsing on both Wi-Fi and LTE networks.
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.
Air Play: Apple’s Airplay mirroring technology lets you view photos and videos on Apple TV (needs to be 2nd generation or later)
Touch ID: Fingerprint identity sensor is built right into the home button. You can use Touch ID to sign in to third-party apps, without the need to enter passwords.
Rear Camera: 8 MP rear camera features Auto image stabilization, Auto HDR, Improved face detection and 1080p HD quality video recording at 30 and 60 fps.
Front Camera: 1.2 MP front camera features improved face detection, wider aperture (f2.2) to help you capture decent selfies even in low lighting conditions.
Apple Pay: You can use your iPhone to go shopping. Apple Pay is certified by VISA, MasterCard and AMEX
Battery: iPhone 6 battery is rated to last up to 14 hours of talk time, 10 hours of internet use and 11 hours of video playback.
iCloud Storage: You get 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 first time addition to iPhones, the Heath app provides information about your activity -Steps taken, stairs climbed, distance covered and more.
iPhone 6 Price and Availability
iPhone 6 is available in 3 colors – Silver, Gold and Gray. You can buy unlocked iPhone 6 at Apple store in 16GB version for $649, 64GB version for $749 and in 128GB version for $849.
The 16GB version is available with most carriers on a 2 year contract for $199.