The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus received positive reviews, with reviews of the redesign, specs, camera, and battery life improvements over previous iPhone models.
However, some aspects of the iPhone 6 design have also been criticized, including the plastic straps on the back of the device for the antenna, which distracted the metallic exterior, and the device’s screen resolution.
The standard size of the device is smaller than other devices in its class. The Apple Phone has sold very well, making it the best-selling iPhone model and one of the most successful phones today.
The iPhone6 and 6 Plus have been the subject of several hardware problems, the most important of which is bending under heavy pressure (nicknamed “Bendgate”).
As a by-product of this lack of rigidity, the touchscreen’s internal hardware is likely to lose connection with the motherboard of the phone (known as “touch sickness”). Additionally, some iPhone 6 Plus models have been prone to camera issues, including poor optical image stabilization or flaws in the rear cameras.
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What is the iPhone 6a all About?
The phone is one of two flagship smartphones that were released by Apple in 2014. It’s the smaller of the two, though it’s still bigger than its predecessor, the iPhone 5S.
The iPhone 6 offers the usual high-quality artistry with a newer and faster processor, iOS 8 as the operating system, improved camera optics, and NFC, with Apple revolutionizing mobile payment.
Main Features and Functions
- 4.7-inch IPS touchscreen with 750 x 1334 pixels (326 PPI)
- Apple A8 chipset
- 1 GB RAM
- iOS 8, upgradable to iOS 12
- Built-in memory of 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB or 128 GB
- 8 MP rear camera
- 1.2MP front camera
- 4G LTE (download up to 150 Mbit / s)
- Fingerprint sensor (front)
- Non-removable Li-Po 1810 mAh battery
iPhone 6: What’s New?
The device is slightly thinner at 6.9mm, which is still thinner than the iPhone 5S’s 7.6mm.
The device has the usual rounded-edge design. The home button contains the TouchID fingerprint sensor and a back made of anodized aluminum. However, the sides are now curved instead of being flat.
The standard Apple logo consists of stainless steel inlays. iPhone 6 is available in three different colors: silver, gold, and space gray. Apple also pushed the top power button aside.
The smartphone has a new processor, the Apple A8 chip. The A8 is a 64-bit chip like the A7, but it promises 50% faster graphics and a 25% faster processor, making the iPhone 6 perform better on iOS 8.
The latest iPhone 7s and iPhone 7 Plus features the A10 Fusion chip, which Apple says is twice as fast as the A8 chip.
Camera and Display
The device has a bigger screen, starting with the 4.0-inch screen. It has a 4.7-inch IPS display but maintains the retina resolution of 326 pixels per inch at 750 x 1334 pixels.
The iPhone 6 has the same 8-megapixel rear camera, but with apparent improvements for better, faster photos. The camera is equipped with a dual-LED HDR flash with 1080p HD video recording. The device has a 1.2-megapixel camera with 720p HD recording.
Apple is now offering a 4-inch iPhone SE if you prefer a more compact design.
Apple Pay via NFC
Aside from the larger screen, the other major theme of the device is the NFC support and the addition of the mobile payment service Apple Pay, which allows you to make payments in local shops and services with a touch.
- Apple Pay is currently limited to the United States as there are already more than 220,000 merchants on board.
- You can save Visa, MasterCard, and AMEX cards on your iPhone 6 and easily make one-touch payments in local stores without sharing the details.
- iPhone 6 does not support wireless charging.
Pricing and availability
The price for the iPhone 6 in Nigeria is between 43,000 and 150,000 Naira, depending on the location, construction conditions, and integrated storage. Prices start at $ 110.99 in major online stores.
The iPhone was launched in eight countries (UK, US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Puerto Rico, Japan, and Singapore) on September 19, 2014, although pre-orders opened prior. September 12.
The iPhone 6 is available in 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB models. The introductory price starts at $ 649.
Replacing the battery gives your smartphone a new life. If you buy a new battery and find a certified technician to install the battery, your iPhone will last longer.
Is the iPhone 6 Waterproof?
Apple may have beaten the competition when it comes to sales, but the iPhone 6 doesn’t do much. One of the most sought-after features of most smartphone buyers is its water and dust resistance.
We want our electronics to survive in less than ideal environments. Sony and Samsung advocated the versatility of the Xperia Z3 and the Galaxy S5, respectively. However, Apple’s hardware is even more vulnerable to the elements.
Although the device is not IP68 certified, it has been found that the device can survive for at least a short time when wholly submerged.
After 10 seconds underwater, the phone was removed. Apart from the temporarily interrupted audio, there was no visible damage to the phone.
It’s not a guarantee that your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus will survive a dip to the bottom of the pool, but splashes and drops may be less of a problem with this generation.