iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be the first iPhones with 128 GB of storage

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be the first iPhones with 128 GB of storage
The new iPhone 6 series has finally been announced, and while there are tons of things to research and enjoy right now, one of the new things for Apple and its new iPhones kind of stood out. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will actually be the first iPhones ever to arrive with a maximum storage capacity of 128 GB!

So, that's obviously quite a lot of space (and it'll also cost quite a bit), but it's good to see Apple out its new iPhones with a 128 GB option, because microSD card support is still a no go. Additionally, Apple is getting rid of the 32 GB option, so at the end of the day, the new storage space options for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are the following:

  • 16 GB ($199 for iPhone 6 | $299 for iPhone 6 Plus)
  • 64 GB ($299 for iPhone 6 | $399 for iPhone 6 Plus)
  • 128 GB ($399 for iPhone 6 | $499 for iPhone 6 Plus)
As usual each higher iteration will add $100 to the retail price of the model you're eyeing. By the way, the iPhone 6 starts at $199 with two-year contract, and the iPhone 6 Plus starts at $299 with two-year contract. Pre-orders for both will begin on September 12, with release date being set for September 19.

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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39 Comments

1. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

Something to smile about... Aaaaii ray?

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

$499 on contract price is probably the biggest turn off I've seen in years for phones.

3. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Agree completely. No chance

16. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

For a 128 GB phablet? It's not that out of reach. The Note 3 was $300 for the 32 GB version on contract when it first came out, and it has less expensive materials, not sure about the cost of the components. Almost no one will buy it, but still. I'm just glad the 64 GB version is the same price as the 32 GB was on previous models. $100 extra for the jump to 16 to 32 was ridiculous, and from 32 to 64 was still bad. Overall, I'm happy with the iPhones. The watch was a complete failure though.

18. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

There's a difference of $200 on contract between the two. Note 4 has 32GB in storage, and can support SD cards up to 128 for less than $100. 32+124=156GB (theoretically) total.

20. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

But SD cards are slower and less reliable than built in storage, that's why they're cheaper. I'm sure if Apple used crappy memory the price would go down.

25. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Less expensive materials? Lollll this has to be the joke of the day, actually best 2nd joke because the 1st one goes for the iP6 buddy, if aluminum was that expensive, you would ve already seen Coca-Cola plastic cans, not aluminum ones.

29. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

There's a HUGE difference between the aluminum used in cans and the aluminum used in phones. The HTC One M8 is $600 unlocked, but the One E8, which is the same thing but plastic, is just a little bit over $400. You can crush an aluminum can without even really trying, but it would take a great amount of force to bend, not even crush, the aluminum body of the One M8 or iPhone 6.

30. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Don't you dare to compare the HTC's aluminum with the iToy's one. We all whitenessed what a scuffs, scratches, and dent magnet the iPhone can be. you must be really high to compare them both!

32. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

HTC's aluminum isn't any better than Apple's. You just don't hear as much about HTC's phones being damaged because there's a lot less of them out there. More people owning the phone = more people who can drop the phone = more people who can complain about the phone being damaged. Except for the iPhone 5, the aluminum on that was pretty bad. Specifically the anodized coating on the grey version, it chipped off very easily, but they fixed it in the 5S.

4. Flippyphone

Posts: 67; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

Getting rid of the 32GB option is stupid. That is many people's sweet spot.

17. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

The 64 GB version is the same price as the 32 GB version was, I'm sure users won't complain.

27. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Then why not go with 32, 64 and 128gb?

31. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Because of profit margins. The profits in the jump to 16 to 64 were huge, so they could be cut down, not so much for 32 to 64. If the 32 GB version was the same price as the 16 GB, their margins would decrease across the board. This way their margins only suffer if people buy the 64 GB version or higher, and since the 16 GB version is the most popular, it won't be that much of a difference.

5. metalspy101

Posts: 105; Member since: Dec 15, 2012

first phone ..i though gs5 allowed 128 gb first.??? and yes micro sd card counts aaaaaaaahhhh just cause iphone has it pre installed dont mean its first ..lets be realistic.. decent apple.. might buy one for my wife..

21. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

"...be the first iPhones..." Iphone being the important word in that sentence.

22. theBankRobber

Posts: 682; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Actually the LG G3 was 1st to use a 128gb card.

26. theBankRobber

Posts: 682; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Sorry ment The G3 was ALSO one of the 1st phones to use 128gb. Both SGS5 and G3 have combined 160gbs with built in 32gb and 128gb card. So Apple is still 32gbs less.

24. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Does she need a new door stop?

6. blackberry_Boy

Posts: 213; Member since: May 27, 2014

$499 I agree that's almost rent money going into a phone

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31659; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

5.5 gold 128 for me. 4.7 gold 64 for her. Camping out, and can't wait.

10. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You're dropping nearly $1000 on a phone. Bruh....

13. darkkjedii

Posts: 31659; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I can afford it yo. I'll be using At&t next plan too

19. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I can afford four of the 128GB 6+ right now lol. IMHO, Apple is playing catch up and the keynote proved it all. Definitely disappointed. Now down the road I MIGHT get the 5.5 just for hell's sake but N4 is my #1 choice right now.

34. darkkjedii

Posts: 31659; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Smurf, check the jealousy in post 28 lol. I love it, when they get so mad, their true colors come out. Seriously though Smurf, I don't really care about the playing catch up stuff, it is what it is. I just want what I want. Post 28 maherk. I can't wait to camp out on the 19th, At&t next installment plan fool :D

28. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I don't think someone who can affors both phones will go out and camp for 10 days for a piece of phone, instead they pay the extra buck and get it from Craigslist, Amazon or Ebay. But yeah, keep selling us this story that you're buying those iToys, because trust me, only few of us buy your crap, just like the fake story about you being married, I don't think people forgot your fantasies about underaged asian girls comments, Pervert!

33. darkkjedii

Posts: 31659; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

To be honest, I really don't GAF what you believe. You're not my wife, employer, parent, son, or friend. You're nothing but a nameless faceless POS on a tech site. Have a good day sir, and I have a smoking hot wife to be a pervert with :D

35. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Hot my ass.Keep telling that to yourself, seems that you believe in your own fantasy.

36. darkkjedii

Posts: 31659; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You mad bro? You jealous bro? Lol, so what!!! This is hilarious, you've got yourself all worked up over my life lol. Weak ass!!!

37. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Jealous? Lmaooo you do realize that Harry Potter's movies are more credible and believable than your comments and hyped up stories? But one thing I can complement you on, is that the level of your imagination is finally improving.

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