Apple announce the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Apple announce the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

This afternoon Apple have staged an event in the US, where they showed us the latest aspirational products that people just have to own this year. Rumours have been flying around for months now surrounding the different size screens and of course the Apple SmartWatch. Now finally those rumours can be put to bed, both models will be available on September the 19th in select markets. Let’s have a look at what they’ve announced. Starting with the new iPhone.


Apple announce the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

iPhone 6 4.7″

Last year’s iPhone 5S has grown a little bit, it now has a 4.7″ display up from 4″ last year. Whether this will answer everyone’s prayers remains to be seen. The world is split, people who think the iPhone was too small and those who thinks it was just right. So making it a little bit bigger will no doubt adjust the ratio of what people want.  The display now has an increased resolution, it’s 750 x 1334 pixels which is an increase on last year. For reference it’s a bit higher than 720p but less than 1080p.

It’s not just the screen that has been improved this year either. The camera is a 8-megapixel camera with a f/2.2 aperture and an upgraded sensor. The processor is now a next-generation A8 chip.

  • Apple-designed A8 chip with second generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture.
  • 4.7-inch Retina HD LED backlit IPS display 1334×750 resolution at 326 ppi.
  • Oleophobic coating.
  • 8MP 1.5- micron pixel f/2.2 aperture rear camera.
  • Advanced iSight® and FaceTime® HD cameras.
  • iOS 8.
  • M8 motion coprocessor
  • LTE download speeds of up to 150 Mbps.
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi with speeds up to 433 Mbps and Bluetooth 4.0.
  • Touch ID.
  • Talk time up to 14 hours on 3G, standby up to 10 days.
  • 16, 64 and 128GB models.
  • Available in Silver, Gold or Space Grey.
  • Dimensions: 138.1mm x 67mm x 6.9mm.
  • Weight: 129g

Price wise the UK SIM free 4.7″ model is as follows:

  • 16GB £539
  • 64GB £619
  • 128GB £699

iPhone 6 Plus 5.5″

For years people have been wondering if Apple will ever make a bigger phone, whether they’d make a bigger iPod Touch with call capabilities. Or whether they’d just whole heartedly embrace the phablet phenomenon. Anyhow they’ve gone and announced the 5.5″ iPhone. The main thing about the iPhone 6 Plus us the large display it’s a 5.5 inch 401 ppi 1920 x 1080 Retina HD display. With that 5.5 inch screen and A8 processor, the latest iPhone 6 plus is perfect for accessing mobile bingo sites and many other popular smartphone games.

  • Apple-designed A8 chip with second generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture.
  • 5.5-inch Retina HD LED backlit IPS display with 1920 x 1080 resolution at 401 ppi.
  • Oleophobic coating.
  • 8MP 1.5- micron pixel f/2.2 aperture rear camera with Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS).
  • M8 motion coprocessor.
  • Advanced iSight® and FaceTime® HD cameras.
  • iOS 8.
  • LTE download speeds of up to 150 Mbps.
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi with speeds up to 433 Mbps and Bluetooth 4.0.
  • Touch ID.
  • Talk time up to 24 hours on 3G, standby up to 16 days
  • 16, 64 and 128GB models.
  • Available in Silver, Gold or Space Grey.
  • Dimensions: 158.1mm x 77.8mm x 7.1mm.
  • Weight: 172g

Price wise the UK SIM free Plus 5.5″ model is as follows:

  • 16GB £619
  • 64GB £699
  • 128GB £789

Apple pretty much sum everything up in this introduction video.

Introducing iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
http://youtu.be/FglqN1jd1tM

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