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This article was published on September 9, 2014


iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 5s: What has Apple changed?

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 5s: What has Apple changed?
Emil Protalinski
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Emil Protalinski

Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

Apple today announced the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, successors to the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. After all the rumors and leaks, Apple’s ninth and tenth iPhones are finally official.

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Yet before you run out and buy one of these gadgets, assuming you’re not interested in Android or Windows Phone, it might be wise to see what you’re getting for your hard-earned cash. As such, we’ve put together two tables to show you what’s new.

iPhone 5siPhone 6
Price on contract$199, $299, $399$199, $299, $399
Price off contract$649, $749, $849$649, $749, $849
Storage16GB, 32GB, 64GB16GB, 64GB, 128GB
Display4-inch, 1136×640, 326 ppi4.7-inch, 1334×750, 326 ppi
Contrast ratio800:11400:1
ProcessorsA7 64-bit, M7 motionA8 64-bit, M8 motion
Touch IDFingerprint sensorFingerprint sensor
Rear Camera8MP, 1.5µ pixels, ƒ/2.28MP, 1.5µ pixels, ƒ/2.2
Video Recording1080p at 30fps1080p at 30fps or 60fps
Front Camera1.2MP photos, 720p video1.2MP photos, 720p video
FaceTimeOver Wi-Fi or cellularOver Wi-Fi or cellular
AssistantSiriSiri
NavigationGPS and GLONASSGPS and GLONASS
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0, NFC
Talk time on 3GUp to 10 hoursUp to 14 hours
Internet use on LTEUp to 10 hoursUp to 10 hours
Internet use on 3GUp to 8 hoursUp to 10 hours
Internet use on Wi-FiUp to 10 hoursUp to 11 hours
Standby timeUp to 250 hoursUp to 250 hours
Height4.87 inches (123.8 mm)5.44 inches (138.1 mm)
Width2.31 inches (58.6 mm)2.64 inches (67.0 mm)
Depth0.30 inch (7.6 mm)0.27 inch (6.9 mm)
Weight3.95 ounces (112 grams)4.55 ounces (129 grams)
SIM cardNano-SIMNano-SIM
ConnectorLightningLightning
ColorsSilver, Space Gray, GoldSilver, Space Gray, Gold

 

iPhone 5siPhone 6 Plus
Price on contract$199, $299, $399$299, $399, $499
Price off contract$649, $749, $849$749, $849, $949
Storage16GB, 32GB, 64GB16GB, 64GB, 128GB
Display4-inch, 1136×640, 326 ppi5.5-inch, 1920×1080, 401 ppi
Contrast ratio800:11300:1
ProcessorsA7 64-bit, M7 motionA8 64-bit, M8 motion
Touch IDFingerprint sensorFingerprint sensor
Rear Camera8MP, 1.5µ pixels, ƒ/2.28MP, 1.5µ pixels, ƒ/2.2, OIS
Video Recording1080p at 30fps1080p at 30fps or 60fps
Front Camera1.2MP photos, 720p video1.2MP photos, 720p video
FaceTimeOver Wi-Fi or cellularOver Wi-Fi or cellular
AssistantSiriSiri
NavigationGPS and GLONASSGPS and GLONASS
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0, NFC
Talk time on 3GUp to 10 hoursUp to 24 hours
Internet use on LTEUp to 10 hoursUp to 12 hours
Internet use on 3GUp to 8 hoursUp to 12 hours
Internet use on Wi-FiUp to 10 hoursUp to 12 hours
Standby timeUp to 250 hoursUp to 384 hours
Height4.87 inches (123.8 mm)6.22 inches (158.1 mm)
Width2.31 inches (58.6 mm)3.06 inches (77.8 mm)
Depth0.30 inch (7.6 mm)0.28 inch (7.1 mm)
Weight3.95 ounces (112 grams)6.07 ounces (172 grams)
SIM cardNano-SIMNano-SIM
ConnectorLightningLightning
ColorsSilver, Space Gray, GoldSilver, Space Gray, Gold

 
There you have it. So which iPhone is for you?

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