What sets the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus apart?

Sep 10, 2014, 12:31 IST | A Correspondent

Apple launched its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with much fanfare. The latest offering from the tech giant is touted as being bigger, better and faster than its predecessors. We compare both phones to the iPhone 5s.

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5s
The iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the iPhone 5s. Pic/AFP

Bigger and better view
Both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have curved edges and bigger screens that measure 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches, up from just four inches on the iPhone 5S.

Thin is in!
The smaller iPhone is 6.9 mm thick and the 5.5-inch iPhone Plus is 7.1 mm thick.

Higher resolution
The iPhone 6 comes with more than 1 million pixels -- a third more pixels than the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 6 Plus has 2 million pixels, double the iPhone 5S' screen.

Better cameras
Both iPhones feature an 8 megapixel camera with a new sensor that Apple claims will help the camera focus faster.

Faster processor
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus feature Apple's new A8 processor, which is 25 percent faster than the iPhone 5S.

Better battery life
According to Apple, the iPhone 6 will provide 14 hours of talktime and 11 hours of video playback compared to 10 hours for both on the iPhone 5s.

A must-have for fitness freaks
The M8 co-processor will allow fitness apps to tell the difference between walking and biking and even measure your relative elevation.

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