The new iPhone 6 starts at $199 for 16GB but jumps to 64GB at $299 and 128GB at $399. The 6 Plus is $299/16GB, $399/64GB and $499/128GB
The iPhone 6 has a 4.7″ 1334 x 750 326ppi display, the iPhone 6 plus has a 5.5″ 1920×1080 display. Apple is calling these both Retina HD displays.
Both of these phones are thinner than any Apple has ever made, at 6.9 and 7.1mm. That’s just thicker than an iPod touch.
Apple is now on to the A8 processor, Schiller jokes that the 2B transistors in the new processor is a ‘lot more’ than the A7. New processor has a lot more performance. Schiller can’t resist showing a couple Bezos style charts with no y axis.
Apple’s new camera looks pretty fantastic. They kept the pixel count the same but increased the image quality, pixel micron size and more. One of the big things here is phase detection autofocus, which SLRs use, having that in your phone will make focusing much quicker.
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The iPhone 6 Plus will have one additional feature in its camera: Optical image stabilization. While this is very nice to include, and will help a bit, the small ‘throw’ or movement distance of the element in the iPhone will likely not be nearly as effective as stabilization in your SLR lens.
Apple’s new payments system called Apple Pay will store credit cards but not store their numbers. Instead you’ve got a device-specific account number. Apple emphasizes that you don’t have to cancel your card if the merchant gets breached, which is topical.