Silicon Valley Auditorium appears to be the Cupertino, California-based technology giant – Apple’s favorite launching marquee, where 30 years ago, Steve Jobs unveiled the Macintosh computer that changed the face of personal computing. Tuesday (9 September 2014) saw, Apple unveil the next generation of its iPhone: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus, that is sure to catch up with its competitor models. With a promise of – ‘iPhone at its largest. And thinnest.
Here are a few highlights about Apple’s wonder device:
- Retina HD Display
Apple’s latest technology boasts of larger and more advanced Retina HD display that could steer consumers who have a liking to playing games and enjoying videos on their mobile phones. Mesmerize your senses that see the world around with the new retina HD display.
The screen is characterized with a bigger multi touch display with exuberant colors and superior contrast at wider viewing angles. It also supports the landscape mode. While in this mode, the iOS onscreen keyboard gains extra buttons along the left and right edges, featuring shortcuts.
- Powerful iOS 8
With the most advanced mobile operating system – iOS 8, the iPhone 6 is certainly going to give you the larger than life feeling.
- Bigger Screen
The iPhone 6 will feature a 4.7 inch screen and 6.9 mm thickness while the iPhone 6 plus features a 5.5 inch screen and 7.1 mm thickness; a modification from the 4 inch screen and 7.6 mm thickness model released previously.
- Advanced Sensors
The new release is designed to be faster resourcefully gathering data from advanced sensors that have an enhanced battery life and also have a barometer to keep a tab on your walking, running and climbing of stairs. All thanks to the 64-bit desktop-class architecture, A8 chip and M8 motion coprocessor.
- Calls Over Wi-Fi
The added feature also boasts of the ability of the phone to make regular calls over wi-fi wherever there is poor cellular reception.
- iSight Camera
Its iSight camera is characterized with new sensors with Focus Pixels facilitating faster autofocus and has the most recent video features like slow-mo and time-lapse videos. If you love taking photos with your iPhone then its 43MP panorama photo feature is most certainly going to sweep you off your feet. Also, with the concept of selfies gaining much popularity in recent times, iPhone 6 new FaceTime camera has an all new sensor with f/2.2 aperture for some great selfies. The element of Touch ID technology allows for secure access using your fingerprint. It can’t really go wrong there! With the dawn of apps for even your fancy shopping needs,
- Apple Pay
Apple has come up with the Apple Pay feature that allows consumers to shop through their iPhone securely and complete the payment process without any hassle.All Apple zealots in India have to wait until October 17 to have their own iPhone 6 model to flaunt this season. Unless of course, you have your fairy godmothers living in the States where they will be available starting September 19. Available in Space Gray (dark gray with a black screen bezel), silver (with a white screen bezel), and gold (also with a white screen bezel—and some white trim on the back), the iPhone 6 seems to be the next prized possession. Also, don’t miss out on the official Apple iPhone cases that will be available both in silicone and leather models in multiple colors.
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