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Apple Unveils the iPhone 6 in Two Sizes, and the Apple Watch. Here are the Details

Sep 9, 2014  •  Post A Comment

Here are highlights from USA Today’s live coverage of today’s Apple product introductions:

“The iPhone 6 will have a 4.7-inch screen, while the [iPhone 6] Plus has a 5.5-inch screen. For perspective, both phones are slightly smaller than Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note, respectively. Both phones will have a retina HD display.”

“Both devices will be thinner than the iPhone 5S. Landscape mode has been updated, and will also work on the Home screen.”

“The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will also boast a faster A8 processing chip. The performance is 50 times faster than the original iPhone along with 25% faster processing power compared to the 5S.”

“Wi-Fi is three times faster than 5S. The iPhone 6 will also support Voice over LTE.”

“The new 8-megapixel iSight camera gets a new sensor and focus pixels, which reads the light coming in and out for fast auto-focus found on high-speed DLR cameras.”

“The iPhone 6 starts at $199 for the 16 GB model, $299 for a 64 GB model and $399 for a new 128 GB model. The iPhone 6 Plus starts at $299, going all the way to $499.”

About the Apple Watch, the USA Today report says:

“Users can view the weather, map directions, music from the iPhone and others. Notifications quickly pop up, featuring buttons connected to the item. For example, on Messages, users have a quick reply option on the watch for faster responses. It also boasts animated emojis.”

“The Apple Watch does indeed include touch functionality, on top of using the digital crown to navigate. Users can customize their watch face, or even tweak features of the face itself.”

Siri will also be part of the Apple Watch.

To learn more details about these products, please click here, which will take you to the original USA Today live blog.

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