iPhone 6 Release date, News, Features and Specs

iPhone 6

Everything you need to know about Apple’s new 5.5-inch iPhone 6

Apple unveiled the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus at a special event on September 9th.

iPhone 6 comes with a 4.7-inch Retina HD Display with 1334 x 750 resolution and pixel density of 326 pixels-per-inch (ppi). iPhone 6 also sports an all-new ultra thin design with rounded edges. It is powered by Apple’s new A8 chip which is 25% faster and 50% more power efficient than the A7 chip used in the iPhone 5s, and also includes the next generation M8 motion coprocessor.

iPhone 6’s  iSight camera has a new sensor with Focus Pixels and new video features like 1080p HD at 60fps, slo-mo at 240 fps, and time lapse mode introduced in iOS 8.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on sale in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK next Friday, September 19, and customers will be able to pre-order both the models beginning on Friday, September 12.

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iPhone 6 Plus vs. iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 5s: Speed test

iPhone 6 Plus vs. iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 5s: Speed test

With the iPhone 6 being released, we wanted to put both iPhone 6 models head to head and throw in the iPhone 5s for good measure. So we tested the boot up speed, network, opening stock applications, graphically demanding game loading times, and Geekbench scores. Let’s dive in.

iPhone 6 Teardown reveals A8 chip, 1GB RAM and 1,810 mAh battery

iPhone 6 Teardown reveals A8 chip, 1GB RAM and 1,810 mAh battery

The team at iFixit, a website that is best known for providing in-depth hardware teardowns of various products, was on hand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch in Melbourne, Australia. The team quickly posted a detailed iPhone 6 Plus teardown, and it has now followed up with an iPhone 6 teardown as well.

Watch this iPhone 6 Slo-Mo Video of Wine Pouring at 240 FPS

Watch this iPhone 6 Slo-Mo Video of Wine Pouring at 240 FPS

Apple made a number of improvements to the 8-megapixel iSight camera on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, including an option of recording slow-motion video at 240 frames per second. The results are simply fantastic, and we’ve shared a demonstration video of slow-mo wine pouring ahead that you should watch.

How to use Reachability for easier one-handed use on iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6

How to use Reachability for easier one-handed use on iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6

One of the nice things about the previous generation iPhones was that they were great for one-handed use.

When Apple launched the iPhone 5 with a taller 4-inch display, it acknowledged that the need for extra screen real estate, was genuine, but the only thing prevented them from moving towards that was one-handed navigation.

Gold iPhone 6 units selling for upwards of $3,600 on Chinese black market

Gold iPhone 6 units selling for upwards of $3,600 on Chinese black market

While the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now available in the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and a number of other countries as of this weekend, the smartphones have yet to make their debut in China due to regulatory approval delays. The result is a lucrative black market in which gold iPhone 6 units are selling for as much as $3,600 in the world’s most populous country.

iPhone 6 tidbits: 1.36 GHz A8 chip with 1GB RAM confirmed, Display Zoom and more

iPhone 6 tidbits: 1.36 GHz A8 chip with 1GB RAM confirmed, Display Zoom and more

As a followup to my iPhone 6 Plus post, here are some of the interesting tidbits about the iPhone 6 I thought were worth mentioning.

Our iPhone 6 unboxing photos

Our iPhone 6 unboxing photos

Here are our first photos of the space grey iPhone 6, to go with yesterday’s iPhone 6 Plus unboxing photos. I have tried to capture various aspects of the device in addition to the unboxing, so let me know what you think.

Verizon iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 customers can finally surf the web while calling, also make HD Voice calls

Verizon iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 customers can finally surf the web while calling, also make HD Voice calls

If you’re a Verizon customer, then your surfing and calling experience on your shiny new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus would be even better.

This is because, Verizon has started rolling out its Advanced Calling service earlier in the week, which includes the VoLTE (Voice over LTE) feature.

iPhone 6 lineup out-of-warranty costs now listed on Apple’s website

iPhone 6 lineup out-of-warranty costs now listed on Apple’s website

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been on sale for barely a blink of an eye, but Apple has gone ahead and updated their “Other Repair” section of the website to reflect out-of-warranty pricing if you need a repair.

At Palo Alto Retail Store, Tim Cook joined in on the iPhone 6 lineup launch fun

At Palo Alto Retail Store, Tim Cook joined in on the iPhone 6 lineup launch fun

As Apple Stores, wireless retail shops, and other big box retailers opened their doors on September 19, they were more often than not greeted with lines of individuals hoping to get their hands on a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. For those at the Palo Alto Apple Retail location, a special guest made a welcomed appearance.