iPhone 6 Plus Becomes Apple's First Phablet with 5.5 inches Display: 10 Rival Handsets to Consider

    After months of rumors, leaks and speculations, Apple has finally delivered the new generation iPhones. And although the announcement of the new handsets isn't the only thing to take from the recently conducted Apple event, it still forms the major part of the new release.

    Going through the specs of the handset once more, the new iPhone 6 Plus from Apple offers a 5.5-inch display with an Retina HD display ( 1920 x 1080). The pixel density is 400 ppi and iOS 8 has been tweaked accordingly to take advantage of the large screen.

     

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    Furthermore, the rear back of the iPhone 6 Plus is made out of anodized aluminum back and the stainless steel frame around the phone gives toughness.The iPhone 6 Plus , a rival smartphone to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, is measures at 7.1mm but the phone is not the thinnest in the market.

    As expected, Apple's new iPhone 6 Plus is powered by the new 64-bit A8 chipset, which the company claims is up to 50% more power efficient than the original A7 processor. Notably, the user interface has been modified to take the advantage of the large screen and offers split screen mode. Yes indeed, the iPhone 6 Plus supports landscape mode.

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    The iPhone 6 Plus also supports 20 LTE bands, VoLTE and Wi-Fi 802.11ac, which promises 3x faster Wi-Fi compared to the iPhone 5s. In the camera department, the latest iPhone 6 Plus has an 8-megapixel iSight rear-facing camera with a True Tone dual-LED Flash. Interestingly, the iPhone 6 Plus has an optical image stabilization feature, too.

    Thanks to the integration of the new A8 chipset, there's a face detection autofocus to make images even better. The rear-facing camera is also capable of shooting slow motion videos at 240fps.

    Being a premium device, you have to pay a little more, as the iPhone 6 Plus will start at $299 or Rs. 17,940 for the 16GB version, while the 64GB and 128GB will retail for $399 or Rs. 24,000 and $499 or Rs. 29,940 , respectively. There's no word as when Apple is going to launch the iPhone 6 Plus in India.

    But while the new Apple phablet is creating a bit of a stir all around, it isn't the only one in the market offering such specs. Hence we take a look at the 10 most potential phablet rivals it will have to consider in the long run.

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    LG G3

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    Key Features

    5.5 Inch, 1440x2560 px display, IPS LCD
    Android v4.4.2 (KitKat)
    Quad core 2500 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 2.1 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi, NFC
    16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 128 GB
    2 GB RAM
    3000 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

    HTC Desire 816

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    Key Features

    5.5 Inch, 720x1280 px display, S-LCD 2
    Android v4.4.2 (KitKat)
    Quad core 1600 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 5 MP Secondary
    Dual SIM, 3G, WiFi, DLNA
    8 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 128 GB
    1.5 GB RAM
    2600 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

    Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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    Key Features

    5.7 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, Super AMOLED
    Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
    Quad core 1900 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 2 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi
    32 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 64 GB
    3 GB RAM
    3200 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Sony Xperia C3

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    Key Features

    5.5 Inch, 720x1280 px display, LCD
    Android v4.4.2 (KitKat)
    Quad core 1200 MHz processor
    8 MP Primary Camera, 5 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
    8 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
    1 GB RAM
    2500 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Sony Xperia T2 Ultra Dual

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    Key Features

    6.0 Inch, 720x1280 px display, IPS LCD
    Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
    Quad core 1400 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 1.1 MP Secondary
    Dual SIM, 3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
    8 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
    1 GB RAM
    3000 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Oppo Find 7

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    Key Features

    5.5 Inch, 1440x2560 px display, IPS LCD
    Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
    Quad core 2500 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 5 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
    32 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 128 GB
    3 GB RAM
    3000 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

    Nokia Lumia 1520

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    Key Features

    6.0 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, IPS LCD
    Windows v8
    Quad core 2200 MHz processor
    20 MP Primary Camera, 1.2 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
    32 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 64 GB
    2 GB RAM
    3400 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Lenovo K900

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    Key Features

    5.5 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, IPS LCD
    Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
    Dual core 2000 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 2 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi
    16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
    2 GB RAM
    2500 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

    Lenovo Vibe Z

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    Key Features

    5.5 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, IPS LCD
    Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
    Quad core 2200 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 5 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi
    16 GB Internal Memory
    2 GB RAM
    3000 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

    Oppo N1

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    Key Features

    5.9 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, IPS LCD
    Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
    Quad core 1700 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 13 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
    16 GB Internal Memory
    2 GB RAM
    3160 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    LG G Flex

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    Key Features

    6.0 Inch, 1280x720 px display, OLED
    Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
    Quad core 2260 MHz processor
    13 MP Primary Camera, 2.1 MP Secondary
    3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
    32 GB Internal Memory
    2 GB RAM
    3500 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

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