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Apple iPhone 6 sample pictures | Smartphone features

Published on: Thursday, September 25th 2014                   Written by: Ilse Jurrien - Photography by: Mark Peters

iPhone 6 smartphone

S ince one week the new iPhone 6 is available in two versions, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. Both models have a larger display than its predecessor, yet the new smartphones are a lot thinner. The Apple iPhone 6 has a metal housing and a new Retina HD display with multi-touch functionality. The display has a greater contrast, more vivid colors and a wider viewing angle. On the inside the Apple iPhone 6 boosts a new, faster and more energy-efficient chip, the A8 chip with 64-bits create an impressive fast and powerful performance. Also new is the M8 motion coprocessor that can measure your steps, distance and elevation changes, resulting in a accelerometer, compass, gyroscope and a new barometer.

Apple iPhone 6 smartphone

Apple iPhone 6 smartphone

 

Apple iPhone 6 mobile phone

Apple iPhone 6 mobile phone

Apple iOS 8 operating system

The iPhone 6 smartphone runs on the iOS 8 operating system. This new version is designed to make the most of the larger display. iOS 8 works faster, easier and is more intuitive. There are several new features available -like a Quick-Type keyboard- and the smartphone is better capable of communicating with other Apple products, to display your content on all your Apple devices. New features include a new way of sending messages -like a voice message or a video message-, the health- and fitness app are able to work together to get a better picture of your overall health and there is a new way to display notifications -you can directly respond to notifications, messages, emails and calender invitations-. Also new, you can share your iTunes purchases with six other family members for free.

Apple iPhone 6 camera

Apple iPhone 6 camera

Improved 8 megapixel iSight camera

The Apple iPhone 6 features an improved iSight camera, the new sensor still has 8 megapixels, but has larger pixels of 1.5 micron, to absorb more light. New Focus Pixel technology offers enhanced face detection and better exposure control. In addition, the camera of the iPhone 6 features a faster auto focus and an aperture of f/2.2. Furthermore, you can make impressive panoramic photos up to 43 megapixels. The iPhone 6 offers digital image stabilization, while the iPhone 6 Plus is equipped with an optical image stabilization. Also in the field of video there are a number of improvements made. Videos can be made with continuous autofocus in Full HD resolution at 60fps. You can record slow-motion videos at 240fps in HD resolution. And there is a spectacular time-lapse video mode available.

 

Apple iPhone 6 smartphone

Apple iPhone 6 smartphone

Touch ID & Apple Pay features

Just like on the iPhone 5s, the new smartphones are equipped with Touch ID, to unlock your phone with your fingerprint. This feature has been further enhanced on the iPhone 6 with the Apple Pay function. You can now pay products in a store or within an app with a single touch. Just put the iPhone 6 in front of the contactless reader and hold your finger on Touch ID and pay automatically in an easy, secure and private way. You don´t need to hand over your credit card or identity details anymore, all data keeps private and secured.

Apple iPhone 6 review

Apple iPhone 6 review

iPhone 6 price & availability

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are both available in the three colors: gold, silver and space gray. The manufacturers suggested retail price for the iPhone 6 is set at $650 USD / € 700 EUR / £540 GBP for the 16GB model, $750 USD / €800 EUR / £620 GBP for the 64GB model and $850 / €900 EUR / £700 GBP for the 128GB version. For the iPhone 6 Plus an additional $100 USD / €100 EUR / £80 GBP will be charged per memory version. Once we receive a iPhone 6 test sample, we will put this smartphone to the test and publish a full Apple iPhone 6 review.

 
 

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