[Updated With Offical Images] Apple Launches The iPhone 6 With NFC – Both Variants To Ship From September 19th And Start From $199
The moment is here folks. The one that a lot of us have been waiting for. Apple has just launched the iPhone 6 and the device comes packing several impressive, albeit already expected features on board. Coming in two variants the iPhone 6 comes with Apple's latest A8
The 5.5 inch variant as expected is called the iPhone Plus. The display size was a decision made from the start according to Apple. The devices are to be 6.9 and 7.1 mm thick respectively, which is not that much of a difference keeping in mind the advanced requirements of the larger screen variants.
Apple Launches Two iPhone 6 Variants - 4.7 inch And 5.5 inch Versions Do Not See Much Difference In Thickness
Saying that the upgrade in screen size was planned from the start, the iPhone 6 has Retina HD display aimed towards giving developers more options when designing apps for the iOS 8 on board. Apple SVP of marketing Phil Schiller the two devices 1,334-by-750 at 326ppi for the 4.7-inch and 1,920-by-1080 pixels for the 5.5-inch version.
Extra keys have also been added to the soft keyboard and Apple has added new display modes on the 5.5 inch iPhone 6 variants. The Retina HD display touted for both the phones has an even higher resolution than before. The 5.5 Inch iPhone 6 Plus features a staggering 185 percent more pixels than it's predecessors.
The iPhone 6 is also being claimed to have better battery life than every previous iPhone. The iPhone 6 will have 50 hours of audio playback, 11 of video plus 10 hours of LTE and 3G. The iPhone 6 Plus takes things furtehr with 80 hours of audio, 14 hours of video and 12 hours of wi fi and 3G LTE.
Co-processor of the iPhone 6 is to be called M8 which will have several increased features over it's predecessors. The M8 will also have features to monitor distance covered over stairs and such. This will help with Health Kit on iOS 8.
The iPhone 6 will have a similar 8 Mp camera with f/2.2 aperature. Focus pixels is a feature that will also be on board the device. This will be supplemented by a new sensor on board. A8 also has a dedicated hardware block to carry out advanced face detection. We'll keep you update.
Debunking all price rumors of the iPhone 6, Apple announced that the iPhone 6 will start from $199 for the 16 GB variant. An all new 128 GB variant has also been introduced, which will cost $399. The iPhone Plus will start from $299 for the 16 GB version.
We'll keep you updated. So stay tuned!
Update: All the iPhone 6 pictures and images you could dream of.