Apple puts an end to all the rumors and speculations by finally lifting the wraps off its latest iPhone during Apple’s California event on Tuesday. Here are the detailed specifications of the much awaited device.
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Specifications:
The device features a 4.7-inch screen with 750 x 1334 pixels screen resolution and a pixel density of 326 ppi. The screen size is quite bigger as compared to iPhone 5s, whereas the iPhone 6 plus comes with an even bigger screen of 5.5 inches powered by screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and a pixel density of 401 ppi. Apple has termed it the “Retina HD” screen.
The bigger version of the iPhone 6 functions somewhat similar to an iPad, with its big screen allowing room for greater content. This time, an iPhone can be fully utilized in landscape with an advanced keyboard function to enable cut, copy and paste.
These latest iPhone’s come with a Touch ID sensor which can be held to authorize a payment, although payment authorization is still protected with traditional passwords. It houses a new barometer with the help of which your movements can be tracked and also an altitude detection sensor.
The camera remains the same as in earlier iPhones- 8 MP, however the Company claims it houses a new sensor and the camera can now quickly lock focus. Apple assures enhanced color accuracy and lesser noise in iPhone 6 as compared to its predecessors. Hardware is specially allocated for image processing.
The iPhone 6 Plus carries optical image stabilization to help produce sharper images in cases of sudden movements. The front camera features burst mode and panorama effect.
Battery life and dimensions:
The iPhone 6 has a battery which is rated to deliver up to 14 hours of 3G usage whereas the iPhone 6 plus promises 24 hours of talk time. Idle time would remain 10 days for iPhone 6 and up to 16 days for iPhone 6 plus. Apple has achieved ample amount of power saving due to the latest A8 SoC and M8 motion co-processor. The Company assures 25% greater CPU power and 50% faster graphic browsing coupled with great power savings.
Apple has decreased the thickness of both the iPhones, with the iPhone 6 being 6.9 mm thick whereas the iPhone 6 plus reduced to 7.1 mm.
Price and availability:
As per Apple’s India website, the iPhone 6 would be available after October 17th. The initial pricing for 16 GB models is $199 for iPhone 6 and $299 for iPhone 6 Plus. For each addition in capacity, you would be required to pay $100 extra.