- Announcement Date: September 9, 2014
- Operating System: iOS 8 (upgradable to later versions)
- Finish: Gold, Silver, Space Gray
- Height: 5.44 inches (138.1 mm)
- Width: 2.64 inches (67.0 mm)
- Depth: 0.27 inch (6.9 mm)
- Weight: 4.55 ounces (129 grams)
- Type: Retina HD display
- Size: 4.7-inch LED-backlit widescreen Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
- Resolution: 1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
- Other Features: Dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles, higher contrast for deeper blacks, and dual-domain pixels for more accurate colors at wider viewing angles.
- Chipset: A8 chip with second-generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture
- Motion Coprocessor: M8 motion coprocessor that gathers motion data from the accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, and the new barometer.
- Primary (Rear) Camera: 8 MP iSight camera with features like autofocus, True Tone flash, and panorama.
- Video Recording: 1080p HD video recording with faster frame rates up to 60fps, Slo-mo video (up to 240 fps), and time-lapse video.
- Front Camera: 1.2 MP FaceTime HD camera with a larger f/2.2 aperture and advanced features like burst mode and HDR video.
Connectivity: LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC
Battery: Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Apple Pay: An easy way to securely pay for physical goods and services in stores or apps with just the touch of a finger.
- The iPhone 6 was a significant departure from its predecessors in terms of design, featuring rounded edges and a slimmer profile.
- It introduced Apple Pay, a mobile payment, and digital wallet service.
- The device was designed to provide a larger screen size while still ensuring comfortable one-handed use.
- The iPhone 6 faced the “Bendgate” controversy, where some users reported that the device would bend under pressure.
Pricing & Availability:
- iPhone 6 (16GB): $199 (US) on-contract
- iPhone 6 (64GB): $299 (US) on-contract
- iPhone 6 (128GB): $399 (US) on-contract
- Off-contract prices started at $649 for the 16GB model.
The iPhone 6 was a landmark release for Apple, marking a shift in design philosophy and introducing new features that would set the stage for future iPhone models. The larger screen size catered to a growing demand for bigger displays, and the introduction of Apple Pay showcased Apple’s vision for the future of digital payments. The design was also a departure from previous models, offering a more rounded and sleek appearance. The focus on environmental responsibility showcased Apple’s commitment to sustainability, ma