Let me start with a question, Is it worth the money today? Progressive technology-wise, Is it competitive still up to this day? Now, let me go in depth, the worth and usability of these phones considering its been released 2014.
So you got yourself an iPhone, brand new old stock, or probably cheaper, used one. No matter how its condition, I still found some facts, pros and cons of these marvelous products from Apple, so Check us out!
Here they are:
With the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus last 2014, Apple has to some extent conceded to popular consensus that there is room for a larger iPhone in this world. With the original 2007 model, there was little competition for a smartphone of its ilk. In fact there was no competition. Apple’s release, by necessity of limited initial market size, claimed “this is the only smartphone you need, so we don’t make any other” and it was apt for the era dominated by a thousand Nokia, Sony Ericsson and BlackBerry mainstays.
But that’s apt no longer. Android dominates market share in a thousand configurations. BlackBerry has a bleak market share; Nokia was swallowed by Microsoft; and Sony, well, it’s not looking great. So Apple jumps in to offer a choice: an affordable, fun
iPhone 5c; a iPhone 5s for a smarter appearance; an iPhone 6, bringing cutting-edge tech to the masses and giving defectors a reason to return to iOS; and the iPhone 6 Plus, a step above cutting-edge with the added bonus of it appealing more strongly to markets that prefer larger phones, such as China and South Korea.
Apple wraps its new models in designs that feel thinner than they are. The iPhone 6 measures 6.9mm deep; the iPhone 6 Plus measures 7.1mm. Both make the iPhone 5s feel bulky and overly industrial in comparison. That additional thin-feel to the new models owe a debt to the shape of their glass faces, which bend down around all edges of the iPhone to meet a smooth aluminium rear chassis, itself bending from the back to meet the glass edge-to-edge. The result is a smooth rounded texture that hides a tiny but perceptible bit of thickness; the edges are just slightly thinner than the main body, and since it’s the edges your fingers will mostly feel it’s this thinness you appreciate most.
The iPhone 6, with its 4.7-inch screen, is 18mm larger than the iPhone 5s’s and the additional screen real estate is immediately effective. Unlike the iPhone 6 Plus, which offers so much more screen it can offer a split-screen view for emails and messages etc, the 4.7-inch model offers no additional viewing options over the 5s other than fitting a few extra words on screen or making video- and photo-playback more comfortable. Its resolution offers the same pixel density as the iPhone 5s — 326 pixels per inch — and so appears equally as sharp when browsing the web and viewing photos.
But actually there is a difference to the screen: the number of those dense pixels has increased to 1,334×750 from 1,136×640. As such, almost all apps not developed by Apple need their developers to tweak their designs to take advantage of the additional pixels.
Until they do, iOS will ever so slightly stretch the layouts built for the lower resolution up to fit the new one. This causes some text, icons and logos to appear just a tiny bit less sharp. Some apps have already had this fixed, such as Evernote, Bejewelled Blitz, CNN, Instagram’s Hyperlapse and Clear at the time of writing, and most should follow over the coming weeks or months.
These are fast phones that offer consistently fantastic performance whether you’re browsing the web, cropping photos or playing games.
The average consumer need know only that for the majority of uses both new iPhones stand at the top of their league, offering as much power as is required for everything physically possible to be done with an iPhone in 2014 and 2015. Once developers start taking advantage of the faster graphics processor on board, high-end 3D games may run better on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus than the iPhone 5s; at launch, those upgrading from an iPhone 5c or iPhone 5 and older will immediately notice a difference to their favourite apps.
Battery life for the iPhone 6 anecdotally showed a slight improvement over the iPhone 5s, giving about a day of use comfortably. The iPhone 6 Plus manages a day of heavier use, but went two days comfortably with only low to moderate use.
Those readers with an iPhone 4s and older will, naturally, notice an even more profound improvement to their visuals. We can confidently say an upgrade from an iPhone 4s is a great step. The same is true for iPhone 5 and 5c users who like 3D games and use lots of apps. For iPhone 5 and 5c users who don’t use many apps and only play casual puzzle games such as Candy Crush or
Bejewelled, the difference you notice at first will largely be screen size and the physical design of the new phone.
The hardware, while dramatically improved, will not benefit you as much as, say, the improved camera, which we will come to soon.
So as an upgrade it’s wise to base your decision on other factors. (For readers satisfied with the above performance explanation, skip to the next section of this review — Photography and video. For readers looking for more granular explanations of hardware, continue this section for technical comparisons.)
Technical performance and graphical power in-depth
Inside both new iPhones is Apple’s latest A8 processor, which is designed in-house specifically for iOS and the devices on which it runs. This is an important fact to bear in mind, because on paper the specifications may seem sub-par compared to Android: dual-core CPU running at 1.4GHz with 1GB of RAM. Let’s look at Samsung, Sony and HTC’s rivalling Android models: quad-core running at 2.5GHz with 2GB of RAM; quad-core 2.5GHz with 3GB of RAM; and quad-core 2.3GHz with 2GB of RAM respectively.
The iPhone 6 scored 2,903 — all but identical. (For anecdotal comparison, the Galaxy S5 scored 2,736 in the same test.) The iPhone 5s scored 2,577 (Apple’s 1.4GHz A8 CPU is just 100MHz faster than the iPhone 5s CPU, which ran at 1.3GHz, hence the similar figure — Apple’s improvements to processing efficiency lay deeper than this top-level score).
Continuing our tests, the iPhone 5c scored 1,282. And because we know you care, the older iPhone 4s scored a low 412; and older still, the iPhone 4, scored a mere 206. Poor little mite.
It’s with graphics performance the differences between the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus become clear. The iPhone 6 Plus, with its 5.5-inch screen and Full HD 1080p display, has the same horsepower to drive it as the iPhone 6 has to power its 4.7-inch screen. So how does that make a difference, one might wonder?
Photography and video
Both iPhone 6 models offer significantly improved anti-shake and image-stabilising technologies compared to the iPhone 5s and other older models. The iPhone 6 Plus incorporates an optical image stabilising system not typically found outside the realms of dedicated digital cameras. The difference these systems have on photography (fewer blurred pictures in low light settings) and HD video (far reduced image shake) is astounding. Rather than write about this for 100 words, we produced a very raw video to demonstrate. In the short clip, we strapped the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to our hand and took a short walk in London. The only editing applied here was to stitch all three videos side-by-side. All videos were captured at the same time at 30 frames per second and with all default settings in tact — notice the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are much smoother than the iPhone 5s on the left-hand side of the frame.
Still images on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are almost certainly class-leading, but particularly in low-light settings.
Apple’s image processing technology manages to reduce noise (a grainy appearance) on darker scenes with excellent results.
In good light, Apple’s 8-megapixel photographs from the rear camera are sharp, highly detailed and with excellent colour reproduction. The automatic high-dynamic range mode, paired with the fast processor, allows for HDR photographs to be captured without any lag (on older models, it took a few seconds for an HDR image to “develop” in the software. It is now effectively instant).
To plagiarise our own introduction to this review, the new iPhones are Apple’s finest achievement as a smartphone maker, elegantly proving less really can be so much more in a cramped room of clones.
However, Apple has set itself a new benchmark for exquisite industrial design, choosing only the most important part of the cutting-edge blade to use for making mincemeat out of most rivals, and it has once again blended significant usability improvements to its core operating system without adding clutter, confusion or drawbacks to performance.
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