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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus – Finally Detailed

After a rocky start where Chinese dubbing went over the audio on the live stream, we finally heard the features that would make it onto the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus – a larger model with a bigger screen. Here’s a list of the features, straight to the point.

The new landscape home screen.

The iPhone 6 at its regular size will feature a 1334 x 750px screen, whilst the iPhone 6 Plus is going to include full 1080p. Apps will get a new set of screen options for layouts, whilst the home screen should now work in landscape. User interfaces should now be more flexible too.

Size comparisons of the new and older iPhones.

The regular iPhone 6 measures in at 6.9mm thick, whilst the Plus comes in at 7.1mm thick, when compared to the 5S that’s around half a millimetre thinner, not much of a change but still. The power button is now located on the side of the device.

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New Features: Both phones include The A8 Processor and the M8 coprocessor, which continuously measures motion data from the accelerometer, gyroscope, and compass. There’s also now a barometer which measures elevation, and sensors can tell the difference between cycling and running.

Both phones include new worldwide LTE, up to 150mbps speed and also has a voice over LTE ‘VoLTE’ feature which is supported by some of the world’s top carriers. The new 802.11ac wifi is also included, and allows wifi calling for making high-quality calls when cell conditions are poor.

The camera on both includes faster autofocus which reduces noise reduction, the familiar dual tone flash, software image enhancements, a new focus sensor, burst shooting which detects smiles and blinks, then recommends the best picture, this mode available on front and rear cameras.

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The iPhone 6 has an 8MP iSight camera, a moving image sensor, as well as steadycam-like optical image stabilization for video. It can record slow motion video in 120fps or 240fps and also in HDR. The FaceTime front camera has an all-new sensor and larger ƒ/2.2 aperture that lets in over 80% more light.

As for pricing, the regular size iPhone 6 goes for $199 for 16GB of storage. $299 for 64GB and $399 for 128GB on a 2 year contract

The iPhone 6 Plus goes for $299 for 16GB, $399 for 64GB and $499 for 128GB on a 2 year contract. Pre-orders for iPhone 6 start on September 12th. There you have it, the wait is over.

Source: Apple Live Blog

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