Hands on with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

By Nixon Kanali, Nairobi 

Apple officially  launched The iPhone 6 on Tuesday, the thinnest iPhone ever made at just 6.9mm  together with larger iPhone 6 Plus handsets, as well as a smart watch device.

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The smaller model of the iPhone 6, is sized at 4.7-inches, while the larger iPhone 6 Plus is 5.5-inches,


For the first time the iPhone is available in two new sizes: iPhone 6 features a stunning 4.7-inch HD display with 1334 x 750 resolution, providing 38 percent more viewing area than iPhone 5s, while iPhone 6 Plus features an even bigger 5.5-inch Retina HD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution, providing 88 percent more viewing area and nearly three times the pixels than iPhone 5s. The Retina HD displays offer advanced technologies including higher contrast for deeper blacks and dual-domain pixels for more accurate colors at wider viewing angles.

The two new models will come in silver, space grey and gold, and will be available to purchase as from September 19.

Each iPhone 6 will come in 16GB, 64GB and 128GB configurations. 

”We are launching the biggest advancement in the history of iPhone”. Apple chief executive Tim Cook told the crowd during the launch.

The pair side by side for size comparison of the iPhone 6
The pair side by side for size comparison of the iPhone 6

”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.” Tim Cook said 

iPhone 5s will be available in the US for a suggested retail price of $99 (US) for the 16GB model and $149 (US) for the 32GB model, and an iPhone 5c 8GB model will be available for free.


Keep it TechTrendsKE for the latest updates, specs and review of the iPhone 6. We will also bring you details about the iWatch 

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