Apple iPhone 6 Vs 15 Top-Notch Smartphones Launched in IFA 2014

By Harish Kumar

    Since Apple iPhone 6 has been announced, most of the top-tier smartphone manufacturers have already started taking precautions regarding their phablet business. Apple's foray into the bigger sized smartphone market, in fact makes a loud entry.

    Moreover, smartphone makers like Nokia, Samsung and HTC has already started mocking the new design of Apple iPhone 6.

    Anyways, today, GizBot has come up with the top 15 rivals that Apple iPhone 6 will meet in the market. Moreover, all these are the latest phone that were launched at the IFA 2014 tech show held a week ago in Berlin, Germany. But before you head on to the rival devices, you might want to check out the specs of the newly launched iPhone 6.

    The iPhone 6 comes with a 4.7-inches IPS display offering a resolution of 1134 x 750 pixels. The design language of the new iPhone with a larger display, in fact marks the advent of the new form-factor of the iPhone.

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    Talking about the processor, it is powered by an A8 chipset which is based on 64-bit architecture and is built on a power efficient 20nm process. According to Apple it is 13% smaller with up to 25% faster CPU performance and up to 50% faster graphics than the previous generation. It is however, a dual-core CPU clocked at 2GHz.

    The new camera module on the Apple iPhone 6 has a wider f/2.0 aperture as opposed to f/2.2 on the previous model and a 1.5 micron pixel sensor. However, it is still an 8 megapixel sensor. Apple calls it the iSight camera. The front-facing camera also includes a new sensor and a larger ƒ/2.2 aperture, according to Apple. Obviously, the camera will be accompanied by a dual LED flash which contains two LEDs with different color temperature making the camera reproduce accurate color tone.

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    The iPhone 6 also comes with a new set of connectivity options. These includes VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) and Wi-Fi calling for T-Mobile in the United States and EE in the United Kingdom. Apple has enhanced its LTE radios in its newest chip and it now supports up to 150Mbps downlink along with 20 bands. And other connectivity options include: Wi-Fi 802.11ac and NFC.

    Apple will be offering the device in three storage variants viz. 16GB, 64GB and the 128GB model. Although it just packs a 1,810mAh battery, according to Apple, it will provide the 4.7-inch newbie 14 hours of 3G talk time, up to 240 hours of standby and up to 50 hours of music playback.

    Apple iPhone 6 In Pictures

    Key Features
    5.7 Inch, 1440x2560 px display, Quad HD Super AMOLED
    Android v4.4.4 (KitKat)
    Quad core 2700 MHz processor
    16 MP Primary Camera, 3.7 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
    32 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 64 GB
    3 GB RAM
    3220 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Key Features
    5.2 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, LCD
    Android v4.4 (KitKat)
    Quad core 2500 MHz processor
    20.7 MP Primary Camera, 2.2 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi
    16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 128 GB
    3 GB RAM
    3100 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Key Features
    4.6 Inch, 720x1280 px display, IPS LCD
    Android v4.4 (KitKat)
    Quad core 2500 MHz processor
    20.7 MP Primary Camera, 2.2 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
    16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 128 GB
    2 GB RAM
    2600 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Key Features
    5.5-inchHD capacitive touch screen in-cell touch-sensitive screen
    1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor with Adreno 306 GPU
    2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory
    Android 4.4 KitKat with Huawei Emotion UI 3.0
    13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.4 aperture, Sony sensor
    5MP front-facing camera with 88-degree wide angle lens, 5P lens, Blue-glass filter
    7.6mm thick and weighs 165 grams
    4G LTE Cat.4 /3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS
    3000 mAh battery

    Key Features
    5.0 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, IPS LCD
    Android v4.4.2 (KitKat)
    Quad core 1800 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 8 MP Secondary
    Dual SIM, 3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
    16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 64 GB
    2 GB RAM
    2500 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

    Key Features
    6-inch in-cell LTPS display, 1500:1 contrast ratio
    Octa-Core (4×1.8GHz Cortex A15  4×1.3GHz Cortex A7) Hisilicon Kirin 925 processor with Mali T-628 GPU
    2GB RAM with 16GB internal memory
    3GB RAM with 32GB internal memory
    Android 4.4 (KitKat) with Emotion UI 3.0
    13MP camera with, F2.0 aperture, Sony Sensor, 5-element lens LED flash
    5MP front-facing camera
    4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
    Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS
    4100 mAh battery

    Key Features
    5.0 Inch, 720x1280 px display, IPS LCD
    Windows Phone v8.1
    Quad core 1200 MHz processor
    10 MP Primary Camera, 1 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi
    16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 128 GB
    1 GB RAM
    2200 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Key Features
    5.5 Inch, 720x1280 px display, LCD
    Android v4.4 (KitKat)
    Octa core 1500 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 8 MP Secondary
    Dual SIM, 3G, WiFi, DLNA
    16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 128 GB
    2 GB RAM
    2600 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

    Key Features
    5.6 Inch, 1440x2560 px display, Quad HD Super AMOLED
    Android v4.4 (KitKat)
    Quad core 2700 MHz processor
    16 MP Primary Camera, 3.7 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi
    32 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 64 GB
    3 GB RAM
    3000 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Key Features
    4.5 Inch, 480x854 px display, IPS LCD
    Android v4.4 (KitKat)
    Quad core 1200 MHz processor
    5 MP Primary Camera, 0.3 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi
    4 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
    1 GB RAM
    2330 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Key Features
    4.7 Inch, 720x1280 px display, LCD
    Windows Phone v8.1
    Quad core 1200 MHz processor
    6.7 MP Primary Camera, 5 MP Secondary
    Dual SIM, 3G, WiFi
    8 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 128 GB
    1 GB RAM
    2220 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Key Features
    4.7 Inch, 720x1280 px display, OLED
    Windows Phone v8.1
    Quad core 1200 MHz processor
    6.7 MP Primary Camera, 5 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi, NFC
    8 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 128 GB
    1 GB RAM
    2220 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Key Features
    5.0 Inch, 720x1280 px display, IPS LCD
    Android v4.4 (KitKat)
    Quad core 1200 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 8 MP Secondary
    Dual SIM, 3G, WiFi
    32 GB Internal Memory
    2 GB RAM
    3000 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

    Key Features
    5.0 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, IPS LCD
    Android v4.4.2 (KitKat)
    Octa core 2000 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 5 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi
    32 GB Internal Memory
    2 GB RAM
    2300 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

    Key Features
    6 inch TFT LCD display of 1080p resolution
    MediaTek MT6592 chipset with an octa-core 2GHz Cortex-A7 CPU
    2G of RAM
    Internal storage is 16GB
    Expandable by up to 32GB via the microSD card slot
    Wi-Fi 802.11n Bluetooth 2.0 NFC and LTE
    The battery of the Hero 2 is 3,100mAh

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