iPhone 6 smartphone whose spot as an entry level smartphone has since been taken by the release of iPhone SE, released on September 2014.
The touchscreen smartphone iPhone 6 is a one SIM phone with a aluminum design measuring 138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm or 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches (height – width – thickness) which weigh 129 grams.
The iPhone 6 is available in various colors which are Silver, Gold, Gray while there are 3 available models or trims of the iPhone 6 which are the 16GB model, 32GB model and 64GB model.
The device runs on iOS v 10 operating system and is powered by a dual core, 1.4GHz ,cyclone processor paired. The device was taken over by iPhone SE which has more powerful hard ware.
The Apple mobile device is uncomfortable to hold and harder to grip in comparison to other smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and LG G3.
Apple iPhone 6 Key Specs
|Resolution||750 by 1334 pixel|
Price: How much does Apple iPhone 6 cost?
You can get the iPhone 6 in the US for $423 while the price on Canada starts at $545 depending on online retailer you choose from below.
In Australia, the price starts at $564 but the price of iPhone 6 in UK is £314 while the EU countries can buy iPhone 6 for €360.
In Africa, you can buy the iPhone 6 in Nigeria for ₦152,000 and Kenya for KSh 42,566 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of iPhone 6 is RS 28,567.
*Prices here don’t reflect latest prices. Go to your favorite ecommerce website to check latest prices or ongoing deals. You can never tell what you might find especially with our top picks below!
The iPhone 6 LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display occupies approximately 65.8% of the smartphone body, setting the screen display size at 4.7 inches with screen resolution at 750 pixel by 1334 pixel and screen density, PPI at 326 pixel per inch.
The most appealing changes to the device are its display as it is branded as Retina HD display and ion strengthened. The LCD panel uses a dubbed dual domain pixel; the RGB pixels themselves are skewed pattern, so every pixel is seen from different angle.
The design of iPhone 6 was influenced by that of iPad air with a front glass that is curved around the edges of the display, and an aluminum rear that contains two plastic strips for antenna.
Both models of the device comes in gold, silver and space gray finishes. The device has a thickness of 6.9mm and thinner than iPhone 5s.
To accommodate its larger physical size, the power button was moved to the side of the phone instead of the top to improve accessibility.
iPhone 6 runs on iOS 8 operating system with performance backed by a 1GB RAM and Dual – Core processing unit clocking at speeds of 1.4GHz.
The Internal storage size of the iPhone 6 is available at 16GB, 32GB and 128GB.The Apple A8 system on chip has an M8 co-processor which is the updated version of the M7 found in iPhone 5s.
The difference in this processors is that the M8 has a barometer to measure altitude charge.
The Apple device had many performance issues when it was released one of such issues was the error 53, in this case the device fail some security checks related to touch ID as the component had not been re-validated for security reasons, failing this test disabled all features related to touch ID.
This issue was resolved with the release of iOS 9.2.1 patch through iTunes.
iPhone 6 has both a rear or primary camera and a front or secondary camera.
The Apple smartphone comes with 8-megapixels for the rear or primary camera with f/2.2 aperture while an 1.2-megapixel front or secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture is stationed for additional camera support.
A smaller aperture on smartphones creates much better natural pictures than a wider aperture because it lets in more light.
When the Apple iPhone 6 was released initially it experienced problems with its optical image stabilizer, as it failed to properly stabilize when the phone is held perfectly still leading to a blurry photo and wary looking video;
Although the issue was resolved so iPhone 6 can give a partially good image.
The rear facing camera now have the ability to shoot 1080p video at either 30 or 60 frames per second and slow motion video at either 120 or 240 frames per second.
Battery Capacity and Sensors
iPhone 6 packs a non-removable Li-Polymer 1810mAh to power all the above features and more, like the connectivity options which includes Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and sensors which includes finger print sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass, barometer and light sensor.
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Apple iPhone 6 Full Specifications
|Device Name||Apple iPhone 6|
|Released Date||Released September 2014|
|Dimensions and Size||138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches)|
|Weight (in grams)||129 g|
|Colors||Silver, Gold, Gray|
|Number of SIM||One|
|Battery Capacity||1810 mAh battery|
|Stand-by||250 hours (3G)|
|Talk time||14 hours (3G)|
|Screen Type||LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen|
|Screen Size (inches)||4.7 inches|
|Resolution||750 x 1334 pixels|
|Pixels Per Inch (PPI)||326 ppi pixel density|
|Colors||16 million colors|
|Screen Protection||Oleophobic coating, Ion-strengthened glass|
|Operating System||iOS 8 but can be upgraded to iOS 11.0.2|
|Processor Type or Chipset||Apple A8|
|Processor||Dual-core 1.4 GHz Typhoon|
|Internal Storage||16GB, 32GB and 128GB|
|Expandable Storage Type||–|
|Maximum Expandable Storage||–|
|Front or Secondary||1.2 MP, f/2.2 aperture|
|Rear or Primary||8 MP, f/2.2 aperture|
|Features||1/3″ sensor size, 1.5 µm pixel size, touch focus, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, geo-tagging, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)|
|Wifi or Wi-Fi||Yes|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|USB||2.0 reversible connector|
|Fingerprint||Yes – Front mounted|
|Compass or Magnetometer||Yes|
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