Today Apple announced to all new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. These are the important new features.
Photo gallery at the end of the post.
iPhone 6s and 6s Plus
- “They are the most advanced iPhones in the world” according Tim Cook
- Rose Gold aluminum finish – Custom alloy. A total of 4 finishes
- Running iOS 9 – Available on September 16, 2015
- 3D touch
- New gestures
- Easy multi tasking
- Easy app switching
- New quick actions avail in apps
- New Taptic engine
- New A9 chip: 3rd gen 64-bit chip
- M9 motion coprocessor – always on
- “Hey Siri” feature. Siri always listening even if the phone is not power plugged. Something like Moto X’s always listening feature
- All new 12MP iSight camera. Incredible photos, HD videos, 4k videos, panoramic pictures
- 5MP FaceTime camera
- The screen can act as a front facing flash to take front facing pictures in low light environment
- Live Photos – an entirely new technology. Ala Harry Potter where picture seems to be alive
- Force touch to see the live photos getting animated
- Taking Live photos is very easy, this feature is one by default. It captures 1.5s seconds along with the picture to animate a little
- Live Photos will be available on all devices (Apple Watch, Apple TV, Mac OS X El Capitan)
- Facebook will support Live Photos taken using this new iPhone
- LTE Advanced and WiFi are now twice faster
- Move to iPhone: an app to transfer Android settings to iOS and help you switch to Apple iPhone from Android phones
- 2nd generation Touch ID
- Older iPhone 6s and Plus are now 100$ cheaper
- Pricing scheme with the new iPhone Upgrade Program:
- Unlocked Phone
- Get a new iPhone every single year
By the way, iPhone 6s, when read, it sounds like: “iPhone success”.
You can start pre-ordering on September 12th.