iPhone 6 VS iPhone 6 Plus

Beginning with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple now has their popular smartphone available in 2 sizes. How do you choose the right one for you?
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Published: Monday, July 4th 2016
General
When it comes to desirable tech, Apple tops the list every time, and with the release of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the lust factor skyrocketed. The 6 introduced a new iPhone design as well as a new, larger iPhone, namely the 6 Plus. “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.”   Packed with innovative technology, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus include:
  • the Apple-designed A8 chip with second generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture for blazing fast performance and power efficiency
  • advanced iSight and FaceTime HD cameras
  • ultrafast wireless technologies
  • Apple Pay, an easier way to simply and securely make payments with just the touch of a finger.
  “iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are the biggest advancements in iPhone history,” said Tim Cook   Both models include iOS 8, the latest version of the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, featuring a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience with new Messages and Photos features, QuickType keyboard, a new Health app, Family Sharing and iCloud Drive.

Take a look at our comparison between the iPhone 6 VS the iPhone 6 Plus

  iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus
Cost Starting from R9399 Starting from R11 199
Capacity                                                                  16GB                                           64GB
Display

                              Retina HD display

  • 4.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS  technology
  • 1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • 500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
  • Full sRGB standard
  • Dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
  • Display Zoom
  • Reachability
  • 5.5-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology.
  • 1920-by-1080-pixel resolution at 401 ppi
  • 1300:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • 500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
  • Full sRGB standard
  • Dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
  • Display Zoom
  • Reachability
Size and Weight Height : 5.44 inches (138.1 mm) Width : 2.64 inches (67.0 mm) Depth : 0.27 inch (6.9 mm) Weight : 4.55 ounces (129 grams) Height : 6.22 inches (158.1 mm) Width : 3.06 inches (77.8 mm) Depth : 0.28 inch (7.1 mm) Weight : 6.07 ounces (172 grams)
Chip A8 chip with 64‑bit architecture M8 motion coprocessor A8 chip with 64‑bit architecture M8 motion coprocessor
Cellular and     Wireless GSM/EDGE UMTS/HSPA+ DC-HSDPA CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (CDMA models only) LTE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi‑Fi Bluetooth 4.2 GPS and GLONASS VoLTE NFC Wi-Fi calling
Touch ID Fingerprint sensor built into the Home button
Apple Pay Pay with your iPhone using Touch ID in stores and within apps Receive and redeem rewards using rewards cards
iSight Camera
  • 8-megapixel iSight camera with 1.5µm pixel size
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • Local tone mapping
  • Noise reduction
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • True Tone flash
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
  • Tap to focus
  • Exposure control
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Face detection
  • Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)
  • Auto image stabilization  
  • Burst mode
  • Timer mode
  • Photo geotagging
  • 8-megapixel iSight camera with 1.5µm pixel size
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Local tone mapping
  • Noise reduction
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • True Tone flash
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
  • Tap to focus
  • Exposure control
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Face detection
  • Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)
  • Auto image stabilization  
  • Burst mode
  • Timer mode
  • Photo geotagging
Video Recording
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • True Tone flash
  • Slo-mo video at 120 fps or 240 fps
  • Time-lapse video with stabilization
  • Cinematic video stabilization
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Take still photos while recording video
  • Playback zoom
  • Face detection
  • 3x zoom
  • Video geotagging
FaceTime Camera
  • 1.2-megapixel photos
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • 720p HD video recording
  • Auto HDR for photos and videos
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Face detection
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode
Video Calling
  • FaceTime video
  • Initiate video calls over Wi‑Fi or cellular to any FaceTime-enabled device
Audio Calling
  • FaceTime audio
  • iPhone 6 to any FaceTime audio-enabled device over Wi‑Fi or cellular
  • Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
  • Wi‑Fi calling
Siri
  • Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more
  • Get proactive suggestions
  • Use hands-free
  • Listen and identify songs
Power and Battery
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium‑ion battery
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
  • Up to 14 hours talktime on 3G

  • Standby time - Up to 10 days
  • Internet use - Up to 10 hours on 3G, up to 10 hours on LTE, up to 11 hours on Wi‑Fi
  • Video playback - Up to 11 hours
  • Audio playback - Up to 50 hours
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium‑ion battery
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
  • Up to 24 hours talktime on 3G

  • Standby time - Up to 16 days
  • Internet use - Up to 12 hours on 3G, up to 12 hours on LTE, up to 12 hours on Wi‑Fi
  • Video playback - Up to 14 hours
  • Audio playback - Up to 80 hours
Headphones Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic Storage and travel case
Sensors
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Barometer
SIM Card Nano-SIM iPhone 6 / 6 Plus is not compatible with existing micro-SIM cards
Connector Lightning