Apple officially unveiled its next-gen iPhone, alongside the Watch on Tuesday, September 9. There’re two iPhones, namely the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Both runs iOS 8 featuring identical software features, but the hardware sector differs. Let’s see what is the “Plus” difference?
It’s not just a question of sizes, but there’re different elements that make the iPhone 6 Plus more powerful phone than the iPhone 6. For example, the 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels at 401 ppi and 1300:2 contrast ratio compared to 1334 x 750 pixels at 326ppi and 1400:1 of the iPhone 6.
However, both models have slimmer profile than the iPhone 5S, but the phablet model is 7.1mm while 4.7-inch is, a bit more, thinner with 6.9mm of depth. Additionally, the Plus is also 43g heavier than the iPhone 6.
In camera section, the duo has the same sensor and the number of pixels, but the big brother has an important extra i.e. Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) technology. This means that those who buy an iPhone 6 Plus will able to take more stable and higher quality pictures.
The last differentiation is the battery though the capacity is not specified, but undoubtedly, the iPhone 6 Plus has some plus mAh that delivers 10 hours of more talk time on 3G and six days of additional standby time. For music lovers, the phablet will deliver up to 80 hours of music play compared to 50 hours of the iPhone 6.
Quick Tech Specs Rundown:
|Features||iPhone 6||iPhone 6 Plus|
|Processor||A8 chip with 64-bit architecture, M8 motion coprocessor||A8 chip with 64-bit architecture, M8 motion coprocessor|
|Main Memory||1GB of RAM||1GB of RAM|
|Display||4.7-inch Retina HD with IPS technology (1334 x 750 pixels at 326 ppi)||5.5-inch Retina HD with IPS technology (1920 x 1980 pixels at 401 ppi)|
|Storage||16GB, 64GB and 128 GB||16GB, 64GB and 128 GB|
|Camera||8MP iSight camera with Focus Pixels and True Tone flash, and 1.2MP front-facing sensor||8MP iSight camera with Focus Pixels, True Tone flash and OIS, and 1.2MP front-facing sensor|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, 3G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC||Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, 3G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0 GPS, NFC|
|Dimensions||138.1 mm x 67.0 mm x 6.9 mm||158.1 mm x 77.8 mm x 7.1 mm|
|Weight||129 grams||172 grams|
|OS||iOS 8||iOS 8|
|Colors||Silver, Gold, and Space Gray||Silver, Gold, and Space Gray|