Apple never ceases to amaze at their signature keynote events and Tuesday was not an exception. CEO, Tom Cook wooed audience members with the unbelievable Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the Apple Watch. This new line up is bigger and faster then ever.
Dimensions wise Apple has upgraded from the 5s screen size of 4 inches to 4.7 inches for the iPhone 6 and 5.5 inches for the iPhone 6 Plus. With the size increase, this means easier handling of the phone and much larger displays. They have also knocked down their widths from 7.6mm to 6.9 for the iPhone 6 and 7.1 for the 6 Plus.
A bigger phone means bigger battery. These devices are guaranteed to be 50 percent more energy efficient. Overall, the battery allows for 11 hours of video watching for the 6 and 14 on the Plus. Apple also has created the new A8 chip. The new innovation allows this generation of iPhone to be 50 times faster than the original.
Other then the appearance of the iPhone it also comes loaded with new features. The front 8 megapixel camera is now fitted
with burst so multiple selfies can be taken at one time. They also have added iOS 8, which includes HealthKit. The app monitors the users heart rate, sleep, and weight amongst a plethora of other health related things. Apple has also made your cellphone your wallet. ApplePay has taken on the ability to be your credit card and is making paying with your phone a reality.
There are so many new upgrades it’s hard to keep track of them all! The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be available for purchase Sept.19 for multiple prices. iPhone stays user friendly by making different styles for every need. The 16 GB iPhone 6 will be available for $199. The 64 GB will cost $299 and the 128 GB comes in at $399. The iPhone 6 Plus will start at $299. All come in gold, silver, and space gray.
The Apple Watch is a completely different story. “The most personal device we have ever created” according to CEO Tom Cook. Its precise with time just like your phone and is the first wearable computer. It requires an iPhone to use and will start at $349. Its arrival date has yet to be released but Apple has revealed some awesome features.
The screen comes to life as it senses you turning your wrist towards your face. It has a whole new array of apps, one able to unlock doors. It too includes the ability to use ApplePay and will simply allow payment with your wrist. The knob on the size acts as your ability to scroll through apps and once clicked returns to the home screen.
It comes in two different styles, three different collections, and has six different strap options. The basic version is made of stainless steel, a sportier option with an aluminum casing, and a high-end edition made of 18-karat gold.
These new products are completely customizable for each individual user. Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch seem to be made for everybody.