Apple iPhone 6 Plus: all the new features

Apple iPhone 6 Plus: all the new features
Apple just outed a ginormous iPhone, the kind that would make Steve Jobs choke if someone told him that the modest 3.5" screen device he conceived in 2007 will grow up to be a big 5.5" boy seven years later. Now we know that is why Apple rented the larger hall of Flint Center in its home town of Cupertino, instead of the usual Yerba Buena casa. The Flint Center is an iconic location for Apple: it’s the place where the company unveiled the iconic Macintosh 30 years ago in 1984, and that’s also where the colorful iMac started Apple's revival in 1998.

This new iPhone 6 Plus fits its name perfectly, as it calls all the new features of the 4.7" iPhone 6, and raises higher screen resolution, larger battery, and optical image stabilization for the camera. The interface has also been remodeled for the new realities of a phablet chassis size, so let's recap all the new features of the new iPhone 6 Plus.

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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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25 Comments

1. hellonerds

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Wow thats a plus that the plus has ois ios

11. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

No info regarding whether oIS is two or three axis, though. L1020 and L1520 are three axis OIS. Anything less than three axis OIS is really not OIS.

2. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Don't u mean features from 2011?

3. Industriality

Posts: 131; Member since: Sep 08, 2014

Ho don't be silly, 2012 !

13. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Actually, Apple now seems to be taking a page out of BB's playbook - release phones that are 1-2 years behind the power curve to keep the margins up. Only problem is that at some point, the users get wise to the scam and abandon the brand. Apple has been lucky so far, they have been able to confuse their fan base to keep buying their iToys. I wonder how much longer the fan base stays confused? There are real alternatives from competitors.

4. gregoryyy3 unregistered

What more do you android losers want? Apple released a great phone and all you are still doing is complaining.

7. S.M.Talha

Posts: 70; Member since: Aug 27, 2014

A great phone for unreachable price? Iphone 6 is for $900 approximately.If you want a great phone like this then every brand can make a great phone for you at that price.

16. palmguy

Posts: 979; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

I can see Vz reps say the new iPhone is a terrible phone. Stores not wanting to subsidize that price. Cuts from the shareholders pocket. Paying reps more for Androids and even Windows phone & BB's. :)

8. Carlitos

Posts: 664; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

I mean it would mean one thing if they actually caught up to this year of Android phones. But the thing is dude, this is like seeing sh*it from 2013 or 2012. And plus we just find it funny and hypocritical how apple is now going with bigger iphones. And in my personal opinion the 6L is the bigger fail, due to the fact that it brings nothing to compete against the Note line. Which unlike Samsung who makes the extra screen space useful to the last inch.

5. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

While most of the new features are new for an apple device they are quite old in industry terms, i.e 1080p screen,two years ago android, ois 2 years ago nokia. Landscape launcher,pretty much ancient in android terms

6. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Pretty disappointed in the design aspect of the new devices, but all the new features of iOS 8 are interesting and will be a breath of fresh air for Apple users.

9. jove39

Posts: 2145; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

I like iPhone6 plus...for just one reason...It has optimized use of large screen in landscape mode...android apps lack that...oem just make large screen phones and in-efficient use of screen.

14. D.Lamore

Posts: 198; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

android apps lack what? landscape has been on android since 2012

15. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Ever tried a Note 2/3? Landscape mode has a number of apps (e-mail for one) that split the screen between left and right panels. The Note 2 had this function 2 years ago.

10. Switch00

Posts: 536; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Landscape mode is NEWs for you? My Nokia N8 had that 3 years ago... hahahaha... what will they promote next? Physical camera button on iphone 7 as a revolution in camera devices?

12. palmguy

Posts: 979; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

$500 big ones for that on contract phone please.

17. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

Interesting upgrade choice. I commend Apple for finally adapting to what Android flavored devices have been providing for awhile. The communication with my colleagues has rendered a mixed review. Out of the 23 people I've talked to over the last few days, the consensus os that only two of these people will be purchasing the new iphone. One for the 4.7 and the other for the 5.5. The others said they were switching to or remaining with Android. In their opinion, there really isn't much of an upgrade other than size to warrant the higher price that my circle of friends are willing to spend. It is a great offering for those that love Apple. But, those that gave Apple a second chance are second guessing the choice. In about a month from now, Android is going to leap frog this for a far cheaper price. That is what most of my colleagues are banking on. More for less. John B.

18. erikiksaz

Posts: 170; Member since: Apr 22, 2010

Hah, the camera sticks out from the back. That is quite 2012.

20. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

the entire phone is from 2012

19. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

this is quite a lame phone. 1.4 dual gig processor and a gig of ram. NFC. 1080p video. all these thing (and more) my mid range lumia 810 from 2012 that cost $300 can do. and my phone can do even more, like wireless charging and SD slot. it is really sad my lumia 810 compares and beats this phone in a couple of ways. and I am not even going to talk about modern day flagships

21. Furbal unregistered

If the battery life proves accurate, that will be the best feature. The rest should be standard fare for flagships nowadays

22. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Most of the features are either expected (i.e. boring) or unoriginal.

23. willard12 unregistered

I can imagine the comments from some people if Samsung introduced a phone with "one-handed mode" after Apple. The new features should get a lot iphone users upgrading. I'm not sure if many people will be switching from a large-screened Android device.

24. Josebr86

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 31, 2012

Finally NFC on the iphones..!! Now the world can move on, and adopt mobile payments.!! It took them forever..

25. awani1

Posts: 30; Member since: Sep 16, 2013

What iphone lovers don't undastand is we android users don't have a problem wid. Apple making underspeced phones(we. Accually love the face. Dat dey neva do)...our. Problem is wid the price they sell it for!....apple wid only start to upgrade wen costumers realize they deserve more value 4 their money!..

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