Posted Tue Sep 9, 2014 at 12:30 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
Apple's latest flagship smartphone features a 1080p Retina display.
Apple has announced the newest model in its iPhone series, the iPhone 6 Plus. The upcoming smartphone offers a Full HD 1080p screen. Likewise, the company is also releasing a standard iPhone 6 model with a 1334 x 750 HD screen.
"iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are the biggest advancements in iPhone history," said Tim Cook, Apple's CEO. "The iPhone is the most loved smartphone in the world with the highest customer satisfaction in the industry and we are making it much better in every way. Only Apple can combine the best hardware, software and services at this unprecedented level and we think customers are going to love it."
The iPhone 6 Plus features a 5.5-inch IPS 1080p Retina display with 401ppi and a 1300:1 contrast ratio. Meanwhile, the standard iPhone 6 features a 4.7-inch IPS Retina display with a resolution of 1334 x 750, 326ppi and a contrast ratio of 1400:1. Both models use an A8 chip with 64-bit architecture and an M8 motion coprocessor running iOS 8. An 8MP iSight camera and a 1.2MP FaceTime camera are included as well. 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB options will be available and each model will come in silver, gold, and space gray designs.
Apple's iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 will start shipping on September 19 and pre-orders begin on September 12. Supported carriers include AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. The standard iPhone 6 will start at a suggested retail price of $199 for the 16GB model with a two-year contract. The iPhone 6 Plus will start out at $299 for the 16GB model with a two-year contract.
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