Apple shifts production to build more Apple iPhone 6 Plus units

The Apple iPhone 6 Plus has been outsold by its smaller brother, the Apple Phone 6. Some of that might be due to the fact that many phone buyers can't handle such a large device. Some consumers just think that a phablet is too big to carry around. Additionally, Apple has originally skewed production in favor of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6...
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35. tedkord

Posts: 17189; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

They're all great phones. (Well, I don't know much about the Z3, so I'm going on what I've read with that one). But as to your point, the iPhone 6 is faster in some benchmarks, and slower in others. The same way it was with the A7 processor. It lost to the much older Snapdragon 800 in several benchmarks, particularly in overall performance benchmarks. People on both sides like to cherry pick data. But the simple fact is that any flagship today is fast enough to give a great experience.

36. darkkjedii

Posts: 30890; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Candidate for post of the day.

48. plumix

Posts: 75; Member since: Aug 28, 2014

Totally agree . but for a lot of users their dad are always stronger loll

56. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Slow at what? Be specific. They aren't slow. For what they do, they are as fast if not faster than the iPhone. What you fans never consider when it comes to the Note and the iPhone is this: 1) ios runs C+ a high performance language that communicates natively with the hardware, it's also more efficient than what android runs. Android was based on Java which requires it's own virtual machine (Dalvik Virtual Machine, DVM, will later become ART) that's an extra layer of work, the same virtual machine converts info into bytecode instead of the (native) machine language code ios runs (another layer). 2) Android is running a whole another virtual phone inside of your actual phone (an extra layer ios doesn't have) , that virtual phone tells your actual phone what to do, that eats a ton of processing power. As a result the Android OS requires a stronger processor to carry the "extra" load. 3) In ios almost everything graphics related is ran through the GPU in native code (not the Cpu), while for android a fair bit is still done through the Cpu (processor) in byte code (not the native code that runs directly on the hardware the iPhones has the advantage of using) this creates a significant bottleneck to the performance you can get out of the processors in Android phones. 4) Lastly ios is pretty "closed source", so every iphone is basically running a vanilla (unbloated) os, whereas in android, carriers (like verizon, etc), and companies like (Samsung) write their own custom software into the android code, adding yet again extra layers of work the android phone has to run that ios doesn't. 5) Case in point the Nexus is held back by all the extra processes Android has to perform at its very core, something the iPhone doesn't have to deal with. Ios doesn't have this problem because there are less layers for starters, and those layers are running directly in the os (Android has multiple layers separating these). The code in ios runs directly on the hardware in a lean fashion, while in android they are necessarily native. Instead of looking at it as a dual core processor at 1.4ghz beating a 2.3 ghz quad core, or vise versa look at it as the iphone using a lower clocked processor because the os is that light, and a lot easier to run there's no need to add a stronger one, and the android as needing a stronger processor because of the extra load it has that ios doesn't have. No offence but it's ignorant to say one processor is "better" without looking at the architecture each has to deal with. ? The Note is a true beast because for ALL it does it has a battery that last 2 days on a single charge where an IPhone which does only a 1/3 what the Note does last only a day if you're lucky.

49. Chuck007

Posts: 1410; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Real pity about the bend-gate issue and how the SOC is underpowered compared to the non-plus because of screen res. Maybe 7+ for me, though I am more interested in Windows 10 atm. For those saying about re-buying their media (music+videos), you do realize how easy it is to transfer iTunes purchases to other platforms right?

50. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

This thing is HUGE and gets crushed in benchmarks compared to the iPhone 6. I thought I fans like bringing that up? I guess not anymore since they finally joined the high res and large screen party. They now realize how retarded they were and tricked by App!e tactics with the small screen phones. Good times!

51. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

So where are those losers that said the 6 plus would handle 1080p without breaking a sweat because the A7 could handle the iPad air 2 resolution easily? Lol hiding?

53. hortizano

Posts: 294; Member since: May 22, 2013

"it also produces a lower profit margin for the company." Bu hu hu... poor company... ='( DonĀ“t they have enough to spare already?

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