Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Announced:
Sep 9, 2014
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 19, 2014

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

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Display size:

5.5 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

401 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

67.91 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm

Flash:

Dual LED

Software Features:

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Recording format:

H.264, MOV

Features:

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

1.2 megapixels

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches (158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm)

Weight:

6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Apple A8

Processor:

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit

GPU:

PowerVR GX6450

RAM:

1 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

128 GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)

Battery

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Capacity:

2915 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable, Li - Ion

Stand-by time:

16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Talk time (3G):

24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use:

3G:

12 hours

LTE:

12 hours

Wi-Fi:

12 hours

Music playback:

80.00 hours

Video playback:

14.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

Safari

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload)

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA:

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Global Roaming:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.2

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Battery Service, Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Current Time Service, Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Time Profile

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

Mobile hotspot:

Yes

USB:

Yes

Connector:

Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device

Charging connector:

Lightning

Mobile Payment:

Apple Pay

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID, Video ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Wallet, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes, Memo

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Yes

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T4

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, MOV

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 09, 2014

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2817A link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.19 W/kg

Body:

0.49 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.49 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 09, 2014

Shopping information

In The Box:

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price:

$ 949
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This device is also known as Apple A1549, Apple A1522

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

A1524, A1586

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

with 16 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

MSRP price:

$ 749

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

MSRP price:

$ 849

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Pros

  • Large camera sensor pixel size (1.5 μm)

Cons

No Cons

Description

The iPhone 6 Plus is Apple's largest smartphone ever, with a 5.5-inch display and a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels -- good for a pixel density of 401 ppi. The rest of the highlights of Apple's first phablet include a 64-bit dual-core A8 processor with an M8 co-processor, an 8-megapixel iSight camera with optical image stabilization and a two-tone LED flash, and, for the first time for an Apple device -- an NFC chip that facilitates mobile payments through the company's Apple Pay service.

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