Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Apple announces iPhone 6 and 6 Plus! Specs explained #Live

Apple has officially announces it's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Both iPhones have an aluminum casing with a larger screen. The iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch screen and the iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch screen.

Apple announces iPhone 6 and 6 Plus!

iPhone 6 Specs

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have a new, sharper screen and is called the Apple Retina HD. The iPhone 6 has a resolution of 1337 by 750 pixels, while the iPhone 6 Plus has a Full HD resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels. According to Apple, the iPhone 6 has about 38 percent more pixels than the iPhone 5s, while the iPhone 6 Plus whopping 185 percent more pixels. The screen does not seem to consist of sapphire: Apple speaks of a screen made ​​of specially reinforced glass.

Both new iPhones are thinner than the iPhone 5s. The iPhone 6 is 6.8 millimeters thin and the iPhone 6 Plus is slightly thicker and is 7.1 millimeters. In comparison, the iPhone 5s is 7.6 millimeters thin.

A8 chip

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus use both a new A8 chip, Apple's second 64-bit processor for iOS devices. In the A8 are two billion transistors. Despite this large number of the chip, it is 13 percent smaller than the A7 chip of the iPhone 5s, iPad Air and iPad mini. The A8 is 20 percent faster than its predecessor. This faster chip is also amazing for games: graphics in games for example load 50 percent faster.

A8 chip iPhone 6

M8 motion coprocessor

Apple has also introduced the M8 coprocessor in the iPhone 6, the successor to the M7-coprocessor in the iPhone 5s. The M8 uses the motion sensors of your iPhone to keep an eye on your activities, but has just gotten smarter. So for example, your iPhone now is able to see when you run or cycle, and calculate your distance. A new barometer helps with determining height, making the iPhone for example, knows when you climb a mountain.

Improved battery life

According to Apple, these new iPhones has a better battery life. For example, with the iPhone 5s it was possible to watch for 10 hours to videos, but with the iPhone 6 it is possible to watch 11 hours. The iPhone 6 Plus is the big hitter, where it is possible to watch 14 hours.

iPhone 6 Improved battery life

8-megapixel camera 

Both new iPhone 6 models have an 8-megapixel camera, as present in the iPhone 5s. Both cameras also support the true-tone flash. According to Apple, the camera supports 1.5 micro pixels and has an aperture of f/2.2. The biggest innovation is the new iSight sensor. This new sensor, will ensure that the iPhone 6 will be twice as fast to focus on a subject and faces. Panoramic photos on the iPhone 6 have a higher resolution of 43 megapixels.

The iPhone 6 can just like the iPhone 5s film in slow-motion, but with a lower speed: you can now capture images at 240 frames per second. It is also possible to shoot videos with 60 frames per second

Voice over LTE

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus both contain enhanced LTE antennas that enable 4G speeds up to 150Mbps. In addition, the iPhones now support Voice over LTE (circle), which makes it possible to call using LTE.

Release date

The iPhone 6 release date is set to September 19 with preorders starting this Friday. 115 countries will have access to them by the end of 2014.


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