Apple iPhone 6 is now widely available nationwide, starting upwards of Rs. 53,000. The new handset packs a vibrant 4.7-inch display, fast processor and long battery life into its metallic body. Despite being priced a relatively high in India, well-known critics have praised Apple's efforts.
If you're going to spend a cool Rs. 53,000 on a new iPhone 6, you might want to how to use the device fully. The Apple iPhone 6 has a lot of features that make it worth using, though some are more known than others.
With so many things introduced (hardware and software wise) it is important to know some important features of the handset. So today, we've rounded up at least 10 hidden features you should know about the iPhone 6. Let us know if we've missed any.
Siri is Improved
Siri is listening. Yes. Now you don't have to press the home button to call up the voice assistant - all you need to say 'Hey Siri' and it pops up.
The latest iPhone 6 can now record slow-motion video at 240 frames-per-second, and manage 1080p at 60fps. The new device also supports Timelapse feature.
Metal" is a new game performance engine designed to build console-quality games on an iPhone. The new game engine for iOS puts the processor closer to the game itself, removing a lot of the OpenGL, which is the software between the actual app and the processor.
‘Retina HD’ Display
The iPhone 6 comes with a 4.7-inch display. Apple says the 'Retina HD' screen has better contrast and wider viewing angles compared to previous generation iPhone models.
Display Zoom is a newly introduced feature for the iPhone 6. Turning on Display Zoom makes your phone's screen display the same amount of data as the next smallest iPhone. For instance, using it on an iPhone 6 makes the display resemble an iPhone 5s.
Apple introduced a new feature called Focus Pixels, which means the iPhone 6 has an ability to capture better low-light images.
The iPhone 6 is 4G LTE enabled. In simple language, it means that the device can now achieve 4G download speeds up to 150mbps. In India, however, select network providers, including Airtel offers 4G LTE connection.
The iPhone 6 has a built-in barometer. Basically, it means that the device can measure elevation using an inbuilt barometer. It works by analyzing relative air pressure. All of this information will appear in the iPhone's Health app.
The new iPhone 6 Plus has a landscape more for its homescreen. This acts a lot like an iPad and it is only available on the iPhone 6 Plus. In fact, some key apps like Mail have also been redesigned to take full advantage of this mode.
Mirror iPhone 6 To Your HDTV
If you want to mirror your iPhone 6 screen on a larger TV screen. Yes you can use the iPhone 6 and an Apple TV to mirror the display. But you need to purchase an Apple TV for Rs. 7,990.