Apple never fails to amaze us. Revolutionizing the way we see phones, it is always an anticipation to watch the keynote and hear about the latest gadgets. And being able to be so hush-hush about it, the official keynote that announces the features in details was made just yesterday. These guys always know how to make an entrance and impress. We peep at the Top 10 features of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and maybe you can decide if you still want to get it this September.
1) Back to their roots
2) Glass cover
3) Smile detection
4) Better camera
A new iPhone always lead to a better camera and for iPhone 6, other than the smiling and blinking detection, it comes with autofocus enhancing feature known as “pixel focus” which is usually found in high end DSLR cameras. It also comes with noise elimination, and better frames/second (for the tech-geeks: 30 or 60 frames per second; slo-mo video at both 120 and 240 frames per second)
5) Bigger screen and thinner phone
Suiting the demands, iPhone is up to 0.27inch for iPhone 6 and 0.28inch for iPhone 6 Plus. It is their thinnest iPhone yet and it sounds impressive except iPhone 5S is 0.30inch – unless you can discern between ~0.02inch it is not a significant difference.
6) Landscape lock
7) Intense processors at work
Apple announced the use of A8 chips, packing over 2 billion transistors – and thereby giving you up to 25% faster processing power and up to 50% faster graphics. Everything is moving like our pace of life – too fast too furious.
8) Larger battery life
iPhone 6 plus is said to have longer battery life, and we have done up a table for comparison: AudioVideoStand-byiPhone 6 Plus80 hrs14 hrs16 daysiPhone 660 hrs11 hrs10 daysiPhone 5S50 hrs10 hrs10 days
Don’t take the battery life too seriously though, we all know how long our current iPhones can last…
9) Value for money storage
10) Apple pay
Not exactly sure how that is going to work out, but once it happens, you can simply pay using your iPhone and Touch ID at a store, no longer requiring the need for cards. While the concept of digital wallets have been around for some time now, it might actually happen if apple helms the concept.
Apple has always been brilliant in their marketing. Will you be enticed to get a new iPhone this September at a pretty hefty price?
Writer: Leong Chee Sheng