After months of speculation and rumors, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are finally here, delivering on the hopes of millions of Apple fans looking for a boost in size, speed and overall power.
Unveiled Tuesday at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, not far from Apple’s headquarters, the new flagship iPhone 6 comes with a 4.7-inch screen and 16, 64 or 128GB of storage. The larger iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch screen and the same storage options.
But while we know that the new iPhones have a built-in supply of eager consumers ready to snap them up, those still on the fence might be wondering how the devices stack up against the competition.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus VS Competition:
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus vs. Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One M8 vs. Lumia 930 vs. Moto X
iPhone 6, 6 Plus
HTC One M8
|Screen Size||4.7, 5.5 inches||5.1 inches||5 inches||5 inches||5.2 inches|
|Resolution||1334 x 750 (6), 1920 x 1080 (6 Plus)||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Screen Type/ppi (pixels per inch)||Retina HD display, 326 ppi (6), 401 ppi (6 Plus)||Super AMOLED, 432 ppi||Super LCD3, 441 ppi||ClearBlack, OLED, 441 ppi||OLED, 423 ppi|
|Weight||4.55 oz (6), 6.07 oz (6 Plus)||5.1 oz||5.6 oz||5.89 oz||5 oz|
|Chipset||A8 64-bit chip w/ M8 motion coprocessor||2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 with quad-core CPU||2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 with quad-core CPU||2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 with quad-core CPU||2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 with quad-core CPU|
|Storage||16GB, 64GB, 128GB (both models)||16GB, expandable via microSD up to 128 GB||16GB, 32 GB, expandable via microSD up to 128 GB||32GB, no card slot||16 GB (32GB available through MotoMaker)|
|Operating System||iOS 8||Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)||Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)||Windows Phone 8.1||Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)|
|Battery||TBD||2800 mAh||2600 mAh||2,300mAh||2,000 mAh|
|Camera||8MP iSight w/ TrueTone flash, FaceTime camera 1.2MP||rear camera 16MP with LED flash, front camera 2MP||rear camera Dual 4MP, front camera 5MP||rear camera 20MP Dual LED flash, front camera 1.2MP||rear camera 13MP, front camera 2MP , LED flash|
|Networking||Wi-Fi 802.11c, Voice over LTE, supports 20 LTE bands||Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 2G, 3G, 4G LTE||Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 2G, 3G, 4G LTE||Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 2G, 3G, 4G LTE||Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 2G, 3G, 4G LTE|
|U.S. Price (with 2-year contract)||iPhone 6 $199, $299, $399, 6 Plus $299, $399, $499||$149 (price may vary depending on carrier)||$49.99 (price may vary depending on carrier)||$599 (unlocked)||$99 (price may vary depending on carrier)|