All there is to know about the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus


Oh boy, it's really true that we nerds never stop dreaming about that next big thing in technology, but there are these rare moments where we just stop and let the present sink in, because the moment is totally worth it.

Well, right now appears to be one such moment, because Apple has just released what could be considered the biggest and boldest new step in the history of the iPhone line. Ladies and gents, please meet the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus - two sleek, big new iPhones that come with bigger screens, faster processors, better cameras, and a whole host of other neat features in order to make you want to put your old iPhone for sale immediately, and let Apple take your hard-earned cash right this instant.

But enough of the intro, let's cut right to the chase! Apple has unveiled a lot of new things along with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and we know you're dying to start exploring the tons of iPhone 6 info we have on the site, which is why we'd like to invite you to browse through the following content and read our iPhone 6-centric posts to your heart's content! So, what would you like to know about?

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus specs, price, release date and features




iPhone 6 and 6 Plus vs the world (specs comparisons against rivals)



In-depth one-on-one comparisons



Related phones

iPhone 6
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1810 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPhone 6 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2915 mAh(24h 3G talk time)

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35 Comments

1. hassoups

Posts: 473; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

i love the black wallpaper that hides the bezels. whoaaaa edge to edge screen...

2. John.v2

Posts: 35; Member since: Sep 08, 2014

bang for buck ...least....!! and still millions of these are gonna be sold during the first weekend.

3. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

anyone knows the price of the unlocked one in the US?

22. ViewFromTheTop

Posts: 28; Member since: Sep 08, 2014

Starts from $649 for the 16GB base version of the iPhone 6. The 64GB version of the iPhone 6 will cost $749 and the top 128GB version will cost $849. The iPhone 6 Plus will be available for $749 for the 16GB variant, $849 for the 64GB variant and the 128GB variant would cost $949. These prices don’t include taxes so your final bill might be close to 10% more.

4. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Dude I must say the world's best smart phone right now is the Sony Xperia Z3. Totally kills the iPhone 6 in every way you can possibly look at it. If this were 2011 then the iPhone 6 would be a perfect... sadly it's 2014 & Sony did it right!

6. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

I dont know... We have to take a look of Note 4

10. phreezerburn

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

I'm a fan of the Sony Z2 (wife has one) and the Z3 looks sweet as candy with specs to match but the Note 4 is without exception the beast to beat. There's an Asus whitepaper a few years old on a mobile with widi & bluetooth fulfilling the roll of handset, tab, laptop or powering a full desktop setup. Far as I can see, Samsung will be the first to realize this.

26. raza972area

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 02, 2014

I would like to say that the Z3 is a killer phone. But again the camera department is ok compared to Iphone 6

5. cse.vicky unregistered

Should not have sold my 5s :(

13. phreezerburn

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

I definately would not have. The extra coin could have gone to a set of Beyerdynamic MMX 101 iE and audio bliss.

7. neoahmed75

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

I don't get why so many people are bummed, this has been apples strategy for quite some time, which is real life performance instead of a bunch of fake numbers! And I say fake because of the reality that the iPhone 5s still outperforms top notch android phones like z2 and s5.. iPhone 5s proves there's not a single number that can measure the speed of a processor or the quality of a camera, you can call me an apple fanboy or whatever.. Hell maybe I am a little biased, but I just had to say my mind.. Btw your androids are just simply inferior, like in real life.. Not on paper But considering the iPhone 6 hasn't been released..androids are better..temporarily Basically you idiots have one week, then it's crushing time!!

11. phreezerburn

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

You obviously are. The iPhone 5/5s hasn't been top of its class since release and even the fanboys at The Verge and BGR admitted such openly. Its their business to discuss such and their bias to lure readers away from the darkside of Android to the shining glory of all things Apple. That they had to abandon such spoke volumes.

35. arthurkc

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Android did fail in its software mitigation for architecture. iPhone 5s did slightly better on chart the nexus 5 and cyanogen one +1 but those are half the price for not a large margin in benchmarks. Now its rebuilding its software to hardware architecture, which even in its buggy beta Dev build, had nearly double the benchmarks on each device tested. It also uses Open gl 3.0 for graphics, but it was not functioning to potential. They are aiming at open gl 4.0 as well, a massive feat for mobile devices. Android is no longer gunning "catch up", it is gunning marginal lead in performance... For half the price. Damn, for this price, I can get a laptop that can play cod and elder scrolls near or on max. My friend got one for $680 with a 1080p screen 1 tb HDD running almost all his high end games on max.

8. DaMaster

Posts: 33; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

This is the worlds best smart phone in the sense that its gota be super smart to take every dime from customers with the same old hardware.

12. phreezerburn

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

That's why their share prices went up. The iWatch to investors was a disappointment but the iPhone 6 is showing them increased margins per unit. Apple has padded its back end with the ability to sustain profits from decreased sales. The more the fanboys spazz over such, the greater confidence the investor has in seeing those profits. Even Apple's own have said the nixxed sapphire was due to cost per unit which itself is hilarious as that same sapphire (in an 8"x12" piece laminated to mineral glass) is found on the scanning bed of every 1st world grocery store on the planet.

9. kopkiwi

Posts: 97; Member since: May 31, 2013

Whoa, time travel. I woke up to the tech news of 2011.

14. Alex123

Posts: 241; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

I am not into Apple's product but i am here to say that i don't like some die-hard fans of Apple who keep saying that Samsung is sh*t and iOS can do a lot of things that Android cant lol... they are just clueless to me. Note that everybody has their own choice so don't try offend someone.

15. phreezerburn

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

Its human nature. For them to feel better about their decisions, they must knock those who decided otherwise. 'I think my Blue one is better because its not Red or Green. Oh you bought Green... poor thing... well at least its not Red!'

27. warswics

Posts: 19; Member since: May 27, 2014

It's not just "apple fans" who do this, it's people in general. If you think the androidbots don't do this then you are sadly mistaken.

30. phreezerburn

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

Fandroids are just as rabid, certainly, but about differences between nearly identical hardware. Apple's sycophants will pitch that Apple invented things like digital payment system in a handset whenever Japan has had duch for 10 years, yeah a decade. Apple's sycophants will pitch a lower resolution screen being for energy saving without realizing a cheaper low capacity battery needs such to go a day without dying under moderate use. I expect Apple sycophants to be pitching the 2012 hardware as being all about recycling rather than maximizing profits on discount hardware. Sure Fandroids are bad but not in the same way at all.

16. droidmanX

Posts: 43; Member since: Jan 25, 2014

I used Apple iphone 3g for 3 years before changing to Android for good. Since 2010 it was all Android for me and never been happier. I don't hate people who own apple products. I just feel pity on them for spending such a huge amount of their hard earned money on below par products which are in no way proportionate to the price. In India iphone 5s is priced at 60k to 70k which is utterly ridiculous. Some rich people can afford sure but is it justified to pay 60k to 70k ( 1000$ and above) ? Sure the phone looks good, nice built, yes there are some good things about apple but NO WAY this phone is worth 1000$ or even 600$. What apple has done is giving a wrong illusion to other companies that high priced phones mean better phones. This virus caught samsung, LG, HTC and other companies who started pricing their products insanely high well beyond 600$ mark. I really feel sorry for people buying iphones because it is THEIR hard earned money. They have to think really hard if they are doing the right thing. As long as they think paying such ridiculous amount is justified Apple will continue to make overhyped below par products with limited features stuck to itunes making fool of the entire world

17. warswics

Posts: 19; Member since: May 27, 2014

Why is it that only Apple fans are "fanboys?" Plenty of Samsung/Android customers act just as "fan boyish" as the Apple fans. Having owned both (Galaxy s4 currently and 3gs and 4s previously) there isn't a whole lot of difference anymore. I'll be switching back with the 6+ as my Galaxy s4 is no where near as seamless as my wife's 5s. On my unit the battery is crap (already had to replace it once in less than a year of ownership) and apps crash way more often than they ever did with the iPhone. If you don't like Apple or the iPhone, don't buy it. Pretty simple. I do find it interesting that so many Android fangirls come on and post on articles about iPhone. Obsessed any?

18. refillable

Posts: 1071; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

Lol, after the iOS 8 revealing I was pretty much sure that the iPhone 6 is just going to be some boring stuff and indeed it is. They have (and only) surely catch up with 2013's Droids. All I see are things that were readily available on Android. Plus that it is not quite a full HD screen, only 8MP camera that doesn't take 4K videos and would probably be ridiculously expensive, probably 1.5x the price of the S5.

19. aho13

Posts: 97; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

A Super great Device for unfair Price . Before you think to buy one, Know that ,with its Price you can buy two Super Phones, so it will not be fair to compare it with one Device only , It should go this way > should I have Iphone 6 or two other Smartphones ? You can get Iphone 6 plus with Full HD >> OR You can get LG G3 and a Sony Z2 one is QHD and the Other is Water Resistant the two at the price of 64Gb Iphone 6 Plus !!! so the comparsion should be like this LG G3 and Note 4 Or Iphone 6 Sony Z3 and Note 4 Or Iphone 6 HTC One and Samsung S5 OR Iphone 6 Nokia Lumia 930 and Lumia 1520 Or Iphone 6 Iphone 6 is a great Device for the People who can afford to have it , knowing in Perspective its price more than doubled as any other Smartphone in the Market hitting 1000 Euro in Europe for the Iphone 6 Plus 128 GB model .. with the 16 Gb Model 700 Euro . so as an Advice , wait two to three Months (for other devices pricedrop ) and get yourself , HTC one ( to have the Metal build quality ) and a note 4 ( to have a QHD and Stylus and FingerPrint and all GEEky stuff ) and you will save 200 Dollars maybe to get a nokia Lumia so you wont be missing something .

28. warswics

Posts: 19; Member since: May 27, 2014

Or I could just purchase what I want to purchase (and I can afford) and which works best for me, which in my case is the iPhone. Pretty easy.

20. phreezerburn

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

The iPhone 6... it's BEZELICIOUS!!!

21. mssaleh

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

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23. Krog398

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

Let me preface this by saying I am an android owner (SGH i717.) Only tech nerds care about specs. You panned the moto x when it came out, and you pan any phone that doesn't have the latest 8 core blah blah blah... People choose apple because it just works. My wife has an iphone 5 that has had zero problems since the day she bought it with the exception of running out of space and having to delete videos. The 3 android phones I've owned worked great out of the gate and for a few months afterwards, but slow to a crawl a few months in. I have to do factory re-sets on my Note every 3 monhts or so to keep it from freezing up or randomly shutting down and re-starting. Apple fanbois are annoying and they do worship anything coming from cupertino...I get it. IOS works better than android for what it was designed to do PERIOD. My wife's iphone doesn't shut down randomly, apps all open quickly, the camera takes great pics in rapid succession, and the phone and icloud play very nicely together (whether or not it's secure is a completely different discussion.) All apple phones will be updated to ios8 which is more than you can say for Android phones - and don't talk to me about flashing ROMs. 90+% of people have no interest in that crap and never will. The average person has no business flashing anyway. Android has a hell of a lot more you can do with it from customization, to added storage (the main reason I own an Android) to the wide array of phones avaialble from inexpensive up to flagship devices. There are more features available on android phones partially because there are so many more phones out there, partially because they are built upon an open source platform which lets manufacturers do whatever they want , but mainly because the competition is twofold - between android manufacturers and between android and apple. If you make an android phone, you need to be better than all android manufacturers and Apple. All that said, I am torn between a 6+ and a Note 4 when they both are available.

24. phreezerburn

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

My HTC M7 never shuts down randomly and I have one of the first run for Canadian distro. Backup is a breeze and it too snaps pictures in rapid fire succession. In fact I have been using Zoe all along as not to miss a shot of my grandsons doing their thing and I haven't. My daughter's 5c is slow as hell to focus and shoot indoors and she's gone back to keeping an old Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3 handy as not to miss those moments. The real kicker is that I've enjoyed a vastly superior multimedia experience on my handset than any of my iPhone toting daughters (4s, 2x 5, 5s and a 5c). Its great to not have to stick in earbuds just to listen to podcasts and the display does lend itself nicely to catching a little The Killing while waiting for the Mrs to finish her shopping. As for your lauding iPhones for accepting iOS updates? Duh.... Tell me how the 4s runs on 8 when you get the chance. Oh and don't forget to mention the dropping of the SMS bug, the erasing of the contacts bug, the piss poor battery performance, the maps, the copying of 3rd party apps by Apple itself etc... As for Android features, the word you are looking for is "competition". Android isn't a walled garden so there is competiton among those using it as an OS for their devices. You remember when Apple opened up the gate to allow white boxes to be using Apple OS? Remember what they did when less expensive hardware was running their nix just as good and their sales dropped?

25. HamzAmin

Posts: 81; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

Apple is sh*t. Bottom line. NOTE 4.....Can't wait

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