Apple iPhone 6 is now Official! During Apple special event at the Flint center, CEO Tim Cook officially unveiled the new iPhone 6 with all its features and specifications. iPhone 6 has two variants. The iPhone 6 with 4.7 inch screen and iPhone 6 Plus with 5.5 inch screen. The latest version of iPhone comes with many special features such as bigger display, new version of iOS, new A8 processor, NFC and much more.
Features of Apple iPhone 6
It’s a good news that Apple has increased the screen size of iPhone 6(4.7″) and iPhone 6 Plus(5.5″) compared to its 4 inch and below 4 inch predecessors. While the major competitor Samsung released larger sized smart phones and note series, Apple was unable to fulfill the needs of all the customers. With this release, there will be a huge competition between Apple iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Sony Xperia Z3 and HTC One M8 .
HD Retina Display
iPhone 6 has HD retina display and widescreen LED backlit. The multi touch screen uses IPS technology. iPhone 6 is 1334*750 pixels at 326ppi and iPhone 6 Plus is 1920*1080 pixels at 401 ppi. The screen uses oleo phobic coating to resist fingerprints.
New Processor and OS
It has the latest 64 bit A8 processor and M8 motion coprocessor. The operating system is iOS 8, the latest of this kind. iOS 8 has features like Air Drop, Air play, Car play, Control center, Family sharing, icloud drive, Multi tasking, Siri, Spotlight search, etc.
Powerful iSight Camera
With the new 8-megapixel iSight camera, it becomes easy to capture your precious moments in High Quality. The iPhone 6 camera features ƒ/2.2 aperture, Autofocus with Focus Pixels, true tone flash, sapphire crystal lens cover, auto image stabilisation, improved face detection, auto HDR, tap to focus, Photo geotagging and burst mode. Optical image stabilisation is available only in iPhone 6 Plus. The face time camera is 1.2 megapixels(1280*960) with 720p HD video recording.
1080p HD Video Recording
The 1080p HD video recording is at 30 fps or 60 fps. The video camera features true tone flash, cinematic video stabilisation, continuous autofocus video, 3x zoom, Slo-mo video and video geotagging. The video calling facility utilizes face time camera to Initiate video calls over Wi‑Fi or cellular to any FaceTime-enabled device.
Finger print scanner
iPhone 6 has a Touch ID finger print sensor built into the Home button. This will increase the security and can be used to authenticate mobile transactions.
TV and Video
AirPlay Mirroring, photos, audio, and video out (2nd generation or later). Video mirroring and video out support up to 1080p. Upto 1080p at 60fps H.264 video supported. Stereo audio supports .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats.
The battery in iPhone 6 is rechargeable Li-ion which charges via USB or power adapter.
For iPhone 6, Talk time up to 14 hours on 3G, Standby time up to 10 days, up to 10 hours on 3G browse or LTE, up to 11 hours on Wi-Fi and
Video playback of up to 11 hours, Audio playback up to 50 hours.
For iPhone 6 Plus, Talk time up to 24 hours on 3G, Standby time up to 16 days, up to 12 hours on 3G browse or LTE, up to 12 hours on Wi-Fi and Video playback of up to 14 hours, Audio playback up to 80 hours.
Apple Pay, is a service that works with Passbook app on your phone and lets you buy goods and services in a single touch. This service is currently available for US customers only. Starting in US with Visa, MasterCard, and American Express, Apple Pay is backed by six major banks, with more to come.
Siri and inbuilt apps
The intelligent assistant Siri gives the capability to use your voice to send messages, make calls, set reminders, and more. iPhone 6 has 29 inbuilt apps which include face time, siri, ibooks and newsstand. Free apps that can be downloaded from App store include iMovie, pages, keynote, numbers, iTunes U, Garageband, apple store, trailers, remote, Find my iPhone and Find my friends.
Pricing and Availability
iPhone 6 starts from $199 and iPhone 6 Plus from $299. Preorder starts from 12th September and sale from September 19.