Upgrade Your Camera and Battery Life With the iPhone 6
Released in 2014 as the 8th generation of Apple's flagship smartphone, the iPhone 6 features several key improvements over its predecessors. It also came in two sizes: the standard 6 with a 120mm Retina display and the 6 Plus with a 140mm Retina display. Shop for new and pre-owned versions of both models at affordable prices on eBay.What are the new features of the iPhone 6?
The most immediately noticeable improvement over the iPhone 5 is the larger display, increased from about 90mm. While the iPhone 6 has the same front and rear-facing cameras as its predecessor, the 6 Plus upgrades from an 8 megapixel to a 12 megapixel camera for the front-facing camera and from 1.2 to 5 megapixels for the rear-facing camera. It also has 1080p video recording compared to 720p for the iPhone 6. Both the 6 and 6 Plus phones have a more powerful processor than the previous generation for faster performance. While the iPhone 5 had a 1440mAh battery supporting up to 10 hours of talk time, 8 hours of video playback, and 10 hours of internet time, the 6 has a 1810mAh battery that provides up to 14 hours of talk time, 10 hours of video playback, and 11 hours browsing the web.What versions of the iPhone 6 are available?
This device was released in three colour options: space grey, gold, and silver. If you opt for the 6 Plus, you can also choose the stylish rose gold finish. Purchasers of the iPhone 6 can choose from versions in a range of storage capacity. The more storage you have, the more apps, games, songs, and videos you'll be able to store on your device. You can also take advantage of additional iCloud storage. Capacity options include:
The iPhone 6 was initially released with the Apple iOS 8 operating system but can support up to iOS 12. The larger screen size came with updates to many of the system's most frequently used apps, including Mail. Other pre-installed apps include Photos, Messages, Music, Siri, Maps, FaceTime, Safari, AirDrop, AirPlay, Health, News, CarPlay, iCloud Drive, iCloud Photo Library, Family Sharing, and Notes. Some of the cool features of the new operating system include:
- Reachability to make it easier to access items on the larger display
- Display zoom to enlarge text and images for easier reading
- Handoff, which allows you to seamlessly switch between iOS devices