iPhone 6 Specifications and Features

iPhone 6 Specifications and Features

General Information:

  • Announcement Date: September 9, 2014
  • Operating System: iOS 8 (upgradable to later versions)


  • Finish: Gold, Silver, Space Gray
  • Dimensions:
    • 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