iphone 6

Two new 8th generation models are the iphone 6 and iphone 6 plus. This time, Apple announced larger iPhone screens, entirely new designs as well as upgraded features such as:

  • Connecting to the Apple Watch
  • Making payments using Apple pay

On September 22, 2014, Apple Inc. sold over 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 plus units in just three days after its launch – a new record for iPhone launches. When buying an iPhone, go for these two devices as they are top notch and fairly new as well. Let’s look into why the iPhone 6 and 6 plus are such amazing devices.

iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 has these features:

  • 7-inch display
  • 1334 x 750 resolution
  • 326 pixels per inch

iPhone 6 Plus

On the other hand, iPhone 6 Plus has these:

  • 5 inch display
  • 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 401 pixels per inch

Both gadgets have these features:

New A8 processor

Inside the gadgets, Apple packs this processor which:

  • Provides speed enhancements
  • Combined with an Apple A8 co-processor helps in track movement.

Device Sensors

These include:

  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Accelerometer

iOs 8 enables mobile app and game developers to create better looking apps and games.

Battery Life

Compared to its predecessor, Apple significantly improved its iPhone 6 battery.

VoLTE Support

Apple also included this support which:

  • Delivers better sounding calls
  • Allows data and iPhone call use at the same time on Verizon.

Both the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 plus also support 802.11ac WiFi as well as WiFi Calling.

Apply Pay

As mentioned earlier, Apple pay is a new NFC enabled wallet allowing people to make payments straight from the iPhone at these stores, among others:

  • McDonalds
  • Macy’s

Additionally, this app can also be used to make online payments which is  pretty convenient.


8mp Camera Sensor

The updated camera uses larger pixels in addition to software enhancements to deliver pretty good looking pictures. The iPhone 6 camera can do these:

  • Produce good looking photos;
  • Even with shaking hands;

All thanks to its image signal processing feature. The phone’s slow motion capture is 120 and 240 frames per second.


With a two-year contract, prices for iPhone 6 start at $200 for the 16GB version. Other versions include:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB

Prices also vary according to their versions.