Apple is set to release it’s eighth generation iPhone i.e. iPhone6 in September 19 (That’s Friday). Finally, the wait is over. All the gadget freak who are eagerly wait to have their hands one of the sleekest phone have to wait till Friday. At a special event held at Cupertino in September 10, Apple revealed the first look of iPhone6 in front of of the great bunch of tech crowds. Tim Cook, Apple’s business executive also revealed iPhone 6 Plus and iWatch at the iPhone6 curtain-raiser event.
iPhone6 is the thinnest and sleekest iPhone ever made. The competition has never been hard for new iPhone with Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, LG G3 and Sony Xperia Z3. It even outran iPhone 5S in terms of size, performance and specification. iPhone6 makes iPhone 5S look a big fat phone. Talking about the overall look of the iPhone6, the metallic body is really nice and slender. It is very much thin and very lightweight. iPhone6 is the considerable revised version of the iPhone including the entire design. With iPhone6, the squared off design is out which has been with us since iPhone4. iPhone6 is now round with slimmer body. As a matter of fact, it is just 6.9mm thin making the thinnest smartphones of the market. We can see the influence of small iPad Air in this phone. Another simple but major change on iPhone6 from the previous iPhones is the power key has been moved from the top of the handset to the right hand side. You get a separate volume keys just below the mute toggle switch on the left hand side.
iPhone6 Features & Price:
Lets get down to the business now which probably is the most-awaited one i.e. specifications and price. I hope all will be thrilled about the iPhone operating system. iOS 8, Apple’s latest platform is on the iPhone6 and iPhone6 Plus. For connectivity purpose, the iPhone 6 (and 6 Plus) sports CAT 4 LTE, which offers data speed of up to 150 Mbps & it supports LTE coverage of 20 bands. It covers 200+ networks worldwide. The one and only iPhone6 is powered by A8, 64-bit second gen processor and a next-generation M8 motion co-processor too.
iPhone6 has a brand new “Retina HD” offering for great display. It has a 4.7 inch LED back-lit display with a 1334 x 750 resolution. The pixel density of iPhone6 is as same as that of the iPhone 5S (326 ppi). iPhone6 starts at $199 for the 16GB model, $299 for 64GB and $399 for 128GB. You will have to pay extra money if you are planning to get a SIM-free iPhone6.
The most unique feature of iPhone6 is that it has integrated mobile wallet NFC payment system. Tim Cook said “We’re gonna start by focusing on payments. Payments is a huge business. Every day between credit and debit we spend 12 billion dollars. That’s over 4 trillion dollars a year, and that’s just in the United States … 200 million transactions a day. That’s 200 million times we scramble for our credit cards and go through what is a fairly antiquated process.”