Apple today unveiled the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus at its special event in Flint Center, in Cupertino, California. The introduction of the iPhone 6 Plus further diversifies the iPhone lineup, making it even more important to know the differences between iPhone models.
In this post, we compare the tech specs, features and pricing of Apple’s new iPhone product lineup. The key differences between the iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 are of course the screen size and battery life, but there are a few more minor differences between the two models. (Click on the image for a larger version).
Please note that there are still some unknowns about the iPhone 6 like the number of cores in the A8 chip and the RAM. We’ll likely know these once the devices undergo a teardown or are benchmarked.
If you’re thinking of upgrading from the iPhone 5s, both the iPhone 6 as well as the iPhone 6 Plus will give you huge performance improvements thanks to the faster and more power efficient A8 chip, improved front and rear facing cameras, better cellular and wireless capabilities, and improvements to battery life. Apple’s NFC-based payment solution, Apple Pay, will only work with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, unless you buy the Apple Watch, in which case it’ll work with iPhone 5s too. Another factor to consider is that if you end up taking a lot of photos or installing a lot of heavy games on your iPhone, you’ll find the new iPhone 6 128GB configuration very useful.
Let us know what you think about Apple’s new iPhone line up in the comments below. Do you plan to upgrade to iPhone 6 from your iPhone 5s?