Review of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

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The iPhone is one of the most iconic. Apple products this year has changed a lot. A single, special, original suddenly ceased to be so. Now two models, in which, you have to choose whether to buy the iPhone 6 or 6 plus. I will say at once, is not a simple and if you think that will take both new items and all at once understand, you are setting yourself for a disappointment you. On the one hand – iPhone perfectly proportioned, on the other – iPhone for the perfect content consumption. Try to choose either getting the iPhone 6 or 6 plus is not an easy task. However, the iPhone 6 review should not be much different between both Apple products.

The appearance of the last two generations of iPhone became boring. Yes, iPhone 5s looks like a jewel , but it needed some upgrade. And we know that was not the case when it was introduced, so iPhone 6 in the hands of so strongly resembles the first Apple smartphone.

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Rounded edges, a piece of aluminum and a comfortable fit in the hand. I’m talking about both models of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, since they are identical in design, the only difference is in the size.

 

The new iPhone 6 could be a real eye-opener for because some users always want a futuristic smart phone, a stylish, but no-frills plastic aluminum and glass. This would have turned out a novelty, if someone in Apple design department came up with the design of the antenna module for the iPhone 6. And the example of thin and neat slips on the back cover of the Taiwanenese flagship HTC One M8 is even something as sloppy and it’s weird. Nevertheless, this particular (controversial, among other things is a matter of taste) can be used.

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After two days of using the iPhone 6, it already seems familiar. Eyes are refusing to look at the 4-inch display, hands stretched to thin body and fingers want to hold back on the glass of the new smartphone. Its edges are slightly rounded.

The only downside for me is that it is slippery, therefore please recommend to think about buying an iPhone 6 or 6 plus case.

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Among other notable external changes is the volume control buttons, which are now recessed into the body and the buttons are incredibly clear. The same goes for the Power button moved to the upper bound on the right side. Right on her own lies right thumb or left index finger. The first few hours, of course, continue to be rummaged for the upper bound in the search button, but eventually everything falls into place – it’s the only place where you can comfortably reach the finger and lock / unlock the device.

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Regarding the speaker of the camera module. He did not embarrass me. Yes, it is noticeable, but the iPhone on the table is straight and does not falter when click on it with one hand. Maybe minimal, almost imperceptible movement still there, but the usual way of using this you do not notice.

Screens: Steve was wrong

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Immediately after the release of the iPhone 4 (3.5-inch screen) Steve Jobs said at a press conference situation with smartphones equipped with large screens:

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Screens new iPhone were strongly increased in size compared to the previous models. This is evident when you take into the hands of iPhone 6, and probably shocking when the iPhone 6 Plus shovel rests on the fingers. The quality of the display and the pictures on them a head taller than the iPhone 5s.

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The display is ideal displaying colors, they are natural – not dull and dead burned fiercely as in the screen Super Amoled, who actively promoted by Samsung smartphones Galaxy. Viewing angles, I think, the highest possible. Just imagine that you turn the iPhone to his end, and the text on the screen is perfectly readable. Yes, thanks to a new film-polarizer in iPhone 6 or 6 Plus display is much better under the sun than iPhone 5s.

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With the iPhone 6 Plus, the situation is exactly the same as with the iPhone 6. If you do not take into consideration that the dimensions for the user “five” will seem extremely large. iPhone seems very unfamiliar with the screen, and it seems to me, and conceived to Apple. It’s almost a new device that can be a part of iPad mini and start the process of converting, like many predicted an iPad in full-fledged computer with touch screens.

  • iPhone 6: 4.7-inch, 1334 × 750 pixels
    iPhone 6 Plus: 5,5-inch, 1980 × 1020 pixels

Do you have sufficient permission in 1980 to 1,020 points for the 5.5-inch screen? With a head. And do not believe those who recommends an urgent move to QuadHD-displays, which already exist in some Android-smartphone – LG G3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4. human eye can distinguish pixels only for the index to 300 ppi, while the iPhone 6 Plus it is as much as 401 pixels per inch. Race characteristics to anything good has not resulted. iPhone on a background of the top Android-gadget – a vivid example.

Iron: simply the best

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Talk about the technical characteristics of the world’s mobile Apple devices is not accepted. Where did you hear that people of different generations of iPhones talked about the processors, memory, and I’m sorry, acceleration? But you want it, right? Then here’s a comparison of the two smartphones in the iOS-app Geekbench to calculate CPU speed:

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Yes, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is currently the most powerful Apple smartphones, which has ever been created so far. They work on the same processor, the new generation of Apple A8 clocked at all (as in today’s world of smart phones) 1.4 GHz. This also feel free to add a coprocessor M8, which helps to accurately count the number of steps you’ve walked and burns calories. RAM – 1 GB, as in the iPhone 5s. But does it once was not enough? This is not a Mac.

What is the result? For general impressions,  the iPhone 6/6 Plus runs on iOs 8 a little faster than iPhone 5s. The difference is quite small, just the minimum, but it is. This is the traditional magic from Apple, as soon as you use the new iPhone, you don’t want to go back to the “old” one.

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Yes, the game is loaded for a moment faster multitasking menu with thumbnails appear in the second, but it is not the main feature of the new iPhone. Oh, and if you are confused work iOS 5.5-inch display with a resolution of Full HD, I will say that there are no problems. Both smartphones run almost identical, if not to take into account the small troll just a few games (Real Racing, he is). It is a matter of optimization, which must be set to the developers. I played Asphalt 8, updated to work with the technology, direct access to the GPU Metal, Modern Combat 5 and graphics, I confess, was impressed.

Battery: powerful, but without innovation

Frankly, understand two days, the behavior of the battery in the new smartphones, Apple’s easy. Not even impossible. I can say one thing is certain – my iPhone 5s, which I use for about 8 months, it’s time to keep the charge at times worse than the two new items that were lying around. Yes, the battery in the iPhone 5s could “tired” during this period of work, but the fact remains – the evening my smartphone lay down to rest with 0% charge, while on the iPhone 6 had 30%, and Plus, it seems, was ready to work before lunch the next day. It was about a 55% charge. Worthy.

Figures that can be found at Apple.com, speak for themselves. iPhone 6 can hold in standby mode 250 hours, whereas the iPhone 6 Plus will work in a locked state 384 hours. The junior model is able to show you about five medium-length films, the elder – all seven. Indicators are good, but not revolutionary. And so I would like to innovations in mobile batteries, but not this year, unfortunately. Now in vogue mobile photography and here you’ll like exactly.

Camera: where my megapixels?

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They are not. More precisely, they are not the same as in last year’s model. It’s getting better every time there is a new release.

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Indeed, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus installed 8-megapixel camera with an aperture ƒ / 2.2, but with the new lenses. One of the most impressive technologies in these cells – Focus Pixels. This is the phase of focusing which seriously reduces the focus when moving the camera. Its principle of operation is as follows: you pulled out his iPhone, open the app “Camera” and begin frantically to photograph several items around you, dramatically changing the position of your smartphone. No additional focus does not happen, it seems that the camera reads the image around you as soon as you got the phone. Forget about the function of “tapnut to focus” – now the iPhone does it for you.

The quality of images at a high level, a minimum of soap scenes when shooting indoors, it’s really impressive. Especially it concerns the iPhone 6 Plus with its optical stabilization system that can do great photos. In the presence of a direct hand, you can create real masterpieces, print them out and hang on the wall.

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The quality of the video to Apple also worked. Camera able to shoot two updates FUllHD video to 60 frames per second, the rollers in the slow-mo now can be done in two formats – 120 and 240 frames per second. Together with cinematic stabilization while shooting video get the most coveted mobile camera present

Features of iPhone 6 Plus:  iPad mini

No wonder I mentioned earlier that the iPhone 6 Plus does not seem to simply be a new smartphone or a second model of the year. This is something new that may soon affect other devices from Apple. For example, on the iPad mini. I honestly do not understand why the user a small tablet with a screen of 7.9 inches, when there is iOS-smartphone with 5.5-inch display, which is always in your pocket. Just created for  devouring huge amounts of content when  you want to watch movies, play action games and arcade stick on the Internet via Safari, or, for example, engage in video editing application through iMovie. This is the ultimate gadget for the active user who is “on the brink”. That is, it is really great as for the phone, but the one-and-a-Which comfortable during use. In addition, Apple’s taken care of the pioneers and contributed to the iOS 8 some of the changes that are only available on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Firstly, it is landscape mode, as on iPad. Desktop, icons, content – everything is in a horizontal position. This function is activated in the Preferences -> Display and brightness -> View. Choose here the normal mode, where the default is available for work in a horizontal position.

If “Image” is selected, all the icons and the text will be a little bit more. Promising, but need the support of developers who optimize their software to work in this mode.

Another point – the change in the location of some of the interface elements in standard applications. For example, in the mail and enabled dual-screen as on iPad. This may include a supposedly improved keyboard, which moved quick access to functions “Copy, cut, paste”, but they need to seriously get used to. Felt that the system is not finalized. That the iPhone 6 Plus released ahead of schedule, or simply overlooked.

 

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Unlike other large manufacturers of smartphones in Apple did a fine job with the task to make them more comfortable. While competitors are implementing interfaces in complex control circuit large screens in Cupertino just add one, but useful function. Double tap (not click) on the Home button down the entire interface of any application so that you have reached one finger to the status bar. Easy and convenient.

There is also a problem with the display of some applications. Although I did not notice the pixels, but the software that normally appeared on the iPhone 5s screen, now looks strange on a 5.5-inch. Space on the screen a lot, but the interface elements are stretched and look like something awkward or even sloppy. I think developers are already aware of this nuance and interfaces already revising their programs.

Note the changes in the appearance of boxes of new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Now they are all white without any images except the model name on the side edge. On the lid of the box is stamped silhouette smartphone. Looks unusual and strange. With a set of all a lot easier – everything inside the box is the same as it was with the iPhone 5s: headphones EarPods, cable Lightning, charger and a bunch of paper-based materials with a “paper clip” to open the SIM-slot inside.

What to choose instead ?

iPhone 6 has changed a lot compared to previous models, and was certainly better. The most popular (and therefore the best, right?) Smartphone on the planet just got even better, it has disperse the shelves, buy it, recommend, and driven to the country, where there is no Apple Store. It is definitely a hit at the nearest 12 months. The screen is finally something more, but the smartphone is still easy to use, better camera, NFC-receiver with Apple Pay service (not operational yet) and a new design. I do not have to have a single word against buying the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.

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