Tim Cook has wasted little time and has unveiled two new iPhones at the ongoing event. The 4.7-inch variant is called the iPhone 6, while the bigger 5.5-inch variant is called iPhone 6 Plus. Also Read - macOS Monterey releases today: Check compatible Apple devices, top features, more
The new iPhones look the same as what has constantly leaked in the past couple of months. They are really thin, boasting a thickness of only 6.8mm for the iPhone 6 and 7.1mm for the iPhone 6 Plus. In comparison, the iPhone 5S is 7.6mm thick. Also Read - Apple's November launch event delayed to 2022: Report
As for specifications, the iPhone 6 features a 4.7-inch display with a pixel resolution of 1334×750, and the iPhone 6 Plus features a 5.5-inch display with a pixel resolution of 1920×1080. Apple calls the displays Retina HD displays and claims they have 185 percent more pixels than the iPhone 5S. Also Read - iPhone SE 3 likely to bring some interesting specs at a budget, release timeline out
The new iPhones are powered by a next-generation 64-bit A8 processor. It has been built using a 20nm process, and according to Apple is 13 percent smaller than the A7 processor. As for power, Apple says the new A8 processor is 20 percent faster, while the GPU is 50 percent faster. As expected, the A8 processor is accompanied by an M8 coprocessor, built specifically for fitness apps.
Owing to the bigger size, Apple has been able to fit bigger batteries. The company claims the iPhone 6 Plus’ battery can last more than 24 hours on a single charge. The iPhone 6’s battery, on the other hand, is good enough for 14 hours of talktime. On the connectivity front, the new iPhones support up to 20 LTE bands, and Wi-Fi is 802.11ac that is said to be 3-times faster than before, Bluetooth 4.0, and NFC.