Apple Inc. in what now seem to be its typical fashion has finally released not one, but two phones – the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch Apple iPhone 6 Plus bringing to an end months of rumours and speculations about the new iPhone .The company also set the release date for iOS 8, saying the new mobile iOS would be available free for all compatible devices on Sept. 17, two days before the phones start selling.The iPhone 6 is cased inside an anodized aluminum shell,and comes with much rounded sides replacing the sharp-edged, flat-sided iPhone 5S.
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A faster processor
The latest apple IOS8 powered iPhone is coming as a successor and an improvement to the to the iPhone 5s which was released sometimes in 2013.The iPhone 6 comes with a better and improved -bit A8 processor which according to apple is 25 percent faster than the A7 and offers 50 percent faster graphics performance and is 50 percent more energy efficient than previous iPhones.The iPhone 6 also comes with updated M8 coprocessor which pairs well with fitness apps.
The iPhone 6 comes with 1GB RAM with 16GB internal storage and also available is 64 and 128Gb
The 64-bit A8 processor powered iphone 6 features a 4.7-inch retina HD display with a 1334 x 750 pixel resolution (366 pixels per inch) and at 129g,the Iphone 6 measures just 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches (138.1 x 67 x 6.9mm) and for comparison sake,the iphone 6 is thinner and lighter than.
Improved Battery Life
Though the capacities of the Iphone Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery is not known ,but apple say last up to 14 hours of 3G talk time, Up to 10 days (250 hours) standby time, Up to 10 hours on 3G, up to 10 hours on LTE, up to 11 hours on Wi‑Fi, Up to 11 hours video playback,and up to Up to 50 hours audio playback
The iPhone 6 sports 8MP camera, which will include true-tone flash with 1.5 micron-pixels and a 2.2 aperture resulting to a high dynamic range pictures in a single shot ,digital image stabilisation and records 1080p video up to 60 frames per second.
The Iphone 6 features apple pay/ipay,a feature that can be likened to a mobile wallet.The Apple Pay uses NFC, a TouchID and a Secure Element chip to process paymentand supports both American Express, Visa, and MasterCard.
Now paying in stores happens in one natural motion — there’s no need to open an app or even wake your display thanks to the innovative Near Field Communication antenna in iPhone 6. To pay, just hold your iPhone near the contactless reader with your finger on Touch ID. You don’t even have to look at the screen to know your payment information was successfully sent. A subtle vibration and beep lets you know.
Other new features in the iPhone 6 include WiFi calling support, faster 802.11ac WiFi, and support for Voice over LTE (VoLTE).
Apple iPhone 6 Specs
- Weight: 129 grams
- Dimension: 1 X 67 X 6.9 mm
- Display: 7 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 750 X 1334 pixels
- Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating
- Finger print sensor (Touch ID)
- Operating system: iOS 8
- Processor: Apple A8
- Rear camera: 8MP, dual-LED flash, autofocus, 1080p HD video
- Front camera: 2MP, HDR, 720p HD
- Memory: 1GB RAM, 16/64/128GB, no memory card support
- Messaging: iMessage, SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email
- Battery capacity: up to 250 hours on standby (3G), 14 on talktime (3G), 50 on music play
- SIM: Nano SIM
- Network: 2G, 3G, 4G
- HSDPA: 42mbps, HSUPA: 5.76mbps, LTE: 150mbps
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
- Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
- USB 2.0
- A-GPS, GLONASS
- NO Radio
- Doesn’t support Java
- Safari browser
- Audio & Video player/editor
- Document viewer/editor
- Photo viewer & editor
- Airdrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- iBooks PDF reader
- Twitter & Facebook integration
- Colors: Gold, Silver, Space gray
The iPhone 6 will cost $199 for ,$299,$399 for 16GB,64Gb and 128GB version respectively (on contract). Off contract, the 16Gb model goes for $649, and the 64Gb and 128G models selling at $749 and $849 respectively.The iphone 6 will be available in Space Gray, Gold, and Silver.When available in Nigeria,the iPhone 6 is expected to cost between N100,000 to N130,000.