Apple launched their latest smartphone Apple iPhone 6 in India. The phone is packed with iOS 8 OS, 4.7 Inches display, 1.4 GHz Dual-core Processor, 1GB RAM, 16/32/64/128 GB Storage variants, 8MP rear camera and 1810mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery.
Apple iPhone 6 Review
Apple iPhone 6 is the much awaited and anticipated phone launched from Apple. It is priced competitively if you are planning to buy one in US based on contract. The OS of apple is said to be biggest release from Apple ever. Have a look on each aspects of this great phone in detail.
Dimensions and Weight
Apple iPhone 6 gets 4.55 ounces (129 grams) weight only. You can carry the phone easily in your pocket or bag. It measures 5.44 inches (138.1 mm) x 2.64 inches (67.0 mm) x 0.27 inch
(6.9 mm) dimensions.
Display and features
Apple iPhone 6 packed with Retina HD display for high clarity viewing .The display measures 4.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology. It offers you 1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi with 1400:1 contrast ratio (typical) too.
Display features500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical). It is Full sRGB standard with Dual-domain pixels for wider viewing angles. There is a special feature of Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front. Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously make the use easy. Other features are Display Zoom and Reachability.
Chipset and Operating System
The phone packed with a powerful A8 chip with 64-bit architecture and M8 motion coprocessor for high end performance.The OS of the phone is iOS 8. The phone comes with new OS and it gets amazing new capabilities and updates to features.
iOS 8 is said to be the biggest iOS release ever. iOS 8 includes:- AirDrop, Family Sharing, Notification Center, AirPlay, iCloud Drive, QuickType keyboard, CarPlay, iTunes Radio, Siri, Control Center, Multitasking and Spotlight Search.
iSight Camera and Features
Apple iPhone 6 comes with the New 8-megapixel iSight camera with 1.5µ pixels. The camera offers Autofocus with Focus Pixels and ƒ/2.2 aperture for obtaining high clarity images and videos. Other camera features are True Tone flash, Five-element lens, Hybrid IR filter, Backside illumination sensor etc.
The lens cover is made by Sapphire crystal. It features Auto image stabilization, Auto HDR for photos, Improved face detection, Exposure control and Panorama (up to 43 megapixels). Apple iPhone 6 packed with Burst mode, Tap to focus, Photo geotagging and gets Timer mode options.
Video and Features
The rear camera of Apple iPhone 6 is highly capable with 1080p HD video recording (30 fps or 60 fps). It features True Tone flash, Slo-mo video (120 fps or 240 fps), Time-lapse video and Cinematic video stabilization.
The camera also features Continuous autofocus video. It can Take still photos while recording video. Apple offers Improved face detection, 3x zoom and Video geo tagging in this phone.
Apple iPhone 6 gets a good front camera with 1.2-megapixel photos (1280 by 960) and offers ƒ/2.2 aperture, 720p HD video recording, Backside illumination sensor and Auto HDR for photos and videos. It also comes with Improved face detection, Burst mode, Exposure control etc.
Touch ID and Apple Pay
Touch ID and Apple Pay are the latest features in this phone. The phone offers option for Pay with your iPhone using Touch ID in stores and in apps for users easiness. Fingerprint identity sensor built into the Home button on this phone ensures security and safety of phone.
SIM, Cellular and Wireless Network
GSM and CDMA models of Apple iPhone 6 are also available. All models support LTE -G option. All models of Apple iPhone 6 can support 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi‑Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology and NFC connectivity options.
Location options in this phone includes, Assisted GPS and GLONASS, Digital compass, Wi‑Fi, Cellular and iBeacon micro location facilities. The phone gets a Nano-SIM only for working. The iPhone 6 is not compatible with existing micro-SIM cards.
Video Calling and Audio Calling
Apple iPhone 6 supports Video Calling and Audio Calling options. Video calling options includes FaceTime video. It can Initiate video calls over Wi‑Fi or cellular to any FaceTime-enabled device. The phone also gets FaceTime over cellular uses H.264/H.265.
Audio calling options are FaceTime audio. The iPhone 6 offers any FaceTime audio-enabled device over Wi‑Fi or cellular. It also gets Voice over LTE and Wi-Fi calling.
Audio Playback, TV, Audio
The phone supports User-configurable maximum volume limit and it can support various audio and video formats. It supports various TV and Audio features like AirPlay Mirroring, photos, audio, and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later). In terms of video, it gets features like Video mirroring and video out support Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately).
Intelligent Assistant Options
Apple iPhone 6 gets various brilliant options like, Siri – you can Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more. Use hands-free option and Listen and identify songs facility.
Price and Colors
Silver, Gold, Space Gray are the available color options of Apple iPhone 6. The Contract-free prices of this phone is highly impressive. It is available for $649 for the 16GB base version of the iPhone 6. The 64GB version of the iPhone 6 will cost $749 and the top end model with 128GB version will cost $849.
Power and Battery
Apple iPhone 6 powered by Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery. It is possible to carry out Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter. Apple offers Talk time: Up to 14 hours on 3G and Standby time: Up to 10 days (250 hours).
On internet usage, it offers Up to 10 hours on 3G, up to 10 hours on LTE, up to 11 hours on Wi‑Fi. There is also Video playback time: Up to 11 hours and Audio playback: Up to 50 hours is offered.
Sensors, Buttons and Connectors
The phone packed with various options like Touch ID, Barometer, Three-axis gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor etc. Apple iPhone 6 on external gets a Home/Touch ID sensor at the center – bottom of phone.
Along the side you can see Volume up/down and Ring/silent button. At the opposite side you can see On/off or Sleep/wake button. On the top side portion, it gets Microphone, Lightning connector, 3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack, Built-in speaker.
Apple iPhone 6 Features
- Apple iOS 8 OS
- 4.7 Inches capacitive touch screen
- 1.4 GHz Dual-core Processor
- 1GB RAM
- 16/64/128 GB Storage variants
- 8MP rear and 1.2MP front camera with LED flash
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- 1810 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery
Apple iPhone 6 Specifications
Apple iPhone 6
|Operating System (OS)||iOS 8|
|Processor||1.4 GHz Dual-core|
|Sensors||Proximity, accelerometer, gyro, compass, 500 dpi pixel density fingerprint sensor, barometer|
|Screen Size & Resolutions||4.7 Inches, 750 x 1334 pixels resolutions, 326 ppi|
|Display Technology||LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with Shatter proof glass and oleophobic coating|
|Rear camera||8 MP|
|Front camera||1.2 MP|
|Camera features||Dual LED flash, autofocus, simultaneous video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR panorama, HDR photo, 1080p@60fps video recording, f/2.0 aperture lens, 1.5µm pixel size|
|Inbuilt Capacity||16/64/128 GB Storage variants|
|Mobile Network Support||2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz (A1549 Model)|
|3G: WCDMA 850/900/1700/1900/2100 MHz|
|4G: LTE 700/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600/850 MHz (A1549 Model)|
|GPRS/EDGE (Class 12)|
|SIM Card Type||Nano SIM|
|Internet Speed||DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP Profile|
|3.5mm audio jack||Yes|
|GPS||A-GPS with GLONASS|
|Audio & Video|
|Audio Playback Formats||MP3, AMR, AAC, WMA|
|Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|Video Playback Formats||3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po battery|
|Talk Time: Up to 14 hours|
|Standby Time: Up to 250 hours|
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Dimensions||5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches|
Apple iPhone 6 Price in India On 17 April 2015: Rs. 53,500/- (16GB), 62,500/- (64GB), 71,500/- (128GB)
Apple launched big brother of this phone, named Apple iPhone 6 Plus. The phone has Apple iOS 8 OS, 5.5 Inches display, 1.4 GHz Dual-core Processor, 1GB RAM, 8MP rear camera, 16/64/128 GB Storage variants, NFC connectivity and Non-removable Li-Po battery