iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Officially Launched: 5 Interesting Things to Keep in Mind

By Prarthito

    Apple is currently in the thick of things, thanks to the launch of its brand new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The new handsets from Apple marks a brand new generation of iPhones that have arrived as improvements over its predecessors.

    Sure the company also unveiled its new Apple Watch wearable that would be connected to the devices, but it has to be said that most of the excitement generated was via the two new variants of the new iPhone. One in 4.4-inch and other in 5.7-inch.

    iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Officially Launched: 5 Interesting Things


    But while the launch has already happened, there are a few intricate details that you should keep in mind for the new iPhones. Here are the 5 most interesting among them.

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    As you may already know, both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus make use of a brand new, Apple-designed processor called the A8. Apple says it has 2 billion transistors inside. This makes it 25 percent faster for ordinary computing tasks and 50 percent faster for graphics, compared to its predecessors. Apple also says you can talk on the iPhone for 14 hours and a massive 24 hours with the iPhone 6 Plus.

    Both the iPhones have arrived with better camera support than the last ones. Both of them sport a new sensor that allows the camera to auto-focus twice as fast as previous iPhones. The new iPhones also support a new slow-motion video feature. With that you can take videos at 240 frames per second and later slow them down to see them at a fraction of the original speed.

    NFC (Near-field communications) allows you to swap data just by tapping devices together. Android already boasted the feature quite a while back, and now Apple has adopted the tech for its newest iPhones. Apple is partnering with major bank and credit card companies to build a platform that will rely mostly on how credit card payment system works.

    Apple unveiled the new iOS 8 back in June, at Apple's annual World Wide Developer Conference. And while the new OS will be released on September 17, it will anyway come pre-loaded on the new phones. The new update will offer a host of features where seamless integration will be possible for Mac and iPhone, improved on screen keyboard and more.

    The new iPhones come in two models: The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. For the sake of comparison, the original iPhone came with screen that was 3.5 inches (when measured diagonally). While Apple has maintained the same size for the handset over the years, this time it decided to take an alternate route.

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