Apple Announces iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple has announced two new smartphones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Each comes with the faster A8 chip with 64-bit architecture, M8 motion coprocessor, an optional 128GB hard drive, and an identically upgraded iSight Camera.

This year's iSight boasts a new 8MP BSI CMOS image sensor capable of recording Full 1080p HD video at 60 frames-per-second (and slow motion video at up to 240fps at lower resolutions). The five-element lens has an f/2.2 aperture, Auto image stabilization, Auto HDR, Exposure Control, Burst Mode, time-lapse video capabilities, and the ability to take Panoramas as large as 43 megapixels [<-- not a typo].

What makes an iPhone 6 Plus different from the standard iPhone 6? 

AKA, why does the Plus cost $100 more?

Simple, the iPhone 6 Plus has a larger 5.5-inch (diagonal) LED widescreen display with a Full HD 1920x1080 resolution good for 401ppi (pixels per inch), a longer battery life, and optical image stabilization. The iPhone 6 also has a Retina HD display, but at 4.7-inches, its resolution is only 1334x750 (326ppi). 

So you have to ask yourself, is a higher resolution, pixel density, optical image stabilization, longer battery life, and a larger screen worth $100?

Pre-order your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus starting September 12. 

For more information, including pricing, please check out our iPhone 6 Preview and/or our iPhone 6 Plus Preview.