On September 9th, Apple unveiled two different iPhone models at the same time for the first time. The company unveiled two different iPhone 6 models, both sporting different screen sizes. Apple unveiled its base model iPhone 6 and an extra iPhone 6 named ‘iPhone 6 Plus.’ The iPhone 6 base model features a 1334 ×750 4.7″ display while the iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5″ display with a 1920× 1080 resolution.
Like what Samsung did with the Galaxy Note, Apple has redesigned many functions and native apps of the OS to be compatible with landscape mode on the iPhone 6 Plus. The home screen and native apps will work on landscape mode on the 6 Plus, the iPhone 6 will not get this feature. Both phones are powered by an A8 chip, a 64-bit desktop architecture CPU. Both devices are also helped by an M8 motion co-processor to detect your motion without slowing down the main A8 chip.
Apple claims that their dramatically improved their iSight camera in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus by adding 1080p HD at 60 fps, 240-fps slo-mo, and time-lapse video. The camera’s sensor also received improvements to better detect faces, and exposure control.
After all the years of being on Android phones, Apple implemented Near Field Communication antenna (NFC) in iPhone 6 for users to make payment using their iPhone. This will be done through Apple’s payment system named Apple Pay. This feature will not be a launch feature, it will be available in October.
Apple will begin taking preorders for the new iPhone starting September 12. The base model iPhone 6 will be available for $200 and the iPhone 6 Plus will be sold for $300 with a two year contract. Both model will come in Space Grey, Gold, and Silver.