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iPhone 6


The iPhone 6, released in 2014, marked a significant turning point in the history of Apple’s iconic smartphone. It was a device that not only changed the shape and size of the iPhone but also set the stage for many of the design choices that followed.

One of the most noticeable features of the iPhone 6 was its larger display. It was a departure from the smaller screens of earlier iPhones, with a 4.7-inch Retina HD display that brought more vivid colors and sharper text. This larger screen made tasks like web browsing and watching videos a more enjoyable experience.

Design-wise, the iPhone 6 introduced a thinner and more rounded aluminum body, which felt incredibly sleek and premium in hand. The placement of the power button on the side, instead of the top, made it easier to reach, and the overall design was a departure from the boxier iPhone 5s.

Performance was boosted with the A8 chip, which delivered faster processing and better graphics performance. It handled everyday tasks and gaming with ease, and users appreciated the overall speed improvement.

The camera received notable upgrades, with an 8MP sensor and improved low-light performance. While it may not have matched the megapixel count of some competitors, the iPhone 6’s camera produced vibrant and detailed photos.

One standout feature was Apple Pay, which introduced a new era of mobile payments. It allowed users to make secure transactions with a simple tap of their iPhones, revolutionizing how people paid for goods and services.

Battery life, while acceptable for its time, often left users searching for a charger by the end of the day. It was a common complaint, but it was also a reminder that battery technology was still catching up with the demands of increasingly powerful smartphones.

The software, iOS 8, brought a range of new features, including improved notifications, widgets, and better integration with other Apple devices. It was a step forward in terms of functionality and user experience.

Overall, the iPhone 6 was a game-changer in its era. Its larger screen and sleek design set the stage for future iPhone models, and its performance improvements and new features made it a solid choice for users at the time. While it may not have the bells and whistles of today’s flagship smartphones, it remains a symbol of a pivotal moment in the evolution of the iPhone.


Dimensions (H x W x D)138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm
Weight129 g
Water resistanceNone
TypeRetina HD display
Size4.7 inches
Resolution750 x 1334 pixels
Rear8-megapixel iSight camera with 1.5µ pixels, f/2.2
Front1.2-megapixel photos, f/2.2
ChipsetA8 chip with 64-bit architecture
CPU1.4 GHz dual-core 64-bit ARMv8-A “Typhoon”
GPUPowerVR Series 6 GX6450 (quad-core), up to 136 GFLOPS
Storage16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB / 128 GB
Face IDNo
Iris scannerNo
Touch IDYes
To find out more, see iPhone 6 specs.
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