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Whenever there is a launch of products expected by Apple Inc. there is a lot of hype and media attention surrounding such an event. Apple launched the Apple iPhone 6, Apple iPhone 6 Plus and the Apple iWatch on September 9, 2014 in a mega event in Cupertino, California, USA. This was a much anticipated launch as the iPhone series is one of Apple’s biggest sellers and the Apple Watch is their foray into wearable gadgets market.
For months before the launch of these products there were speculations about the features and specifications that were going to be included in these products and the ability of Apple Inc. to innovate and give the customers cutting edge products.
iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus
iPhone 6 is a successor of iPhone 5S and 5C with the slogan “Bigger than bigger”. The smartphone runs on the iOS 8.0 which is latest version of the operating system and comes in 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB variants. The iPhone 6 has a 4.7 inch LED Backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display and has a Retina HD display with 1334 x 750 pixel resolutions and a 326 ppi pixel density.
The smartphone has NFC support, Bluetooth 4.0, and improved Wi-Fi performance, 8 MP rear camera and a 1.2 MP front end camera. There are a number of features in the camera but one of the most striking features is the video capture @ 60 fps feature in the rear camera. The iPhone 6 runs on an A8 system-on-chip and a M8 motion co-processor.
iPhone 6 Plus
iPhone 6 Plus is Apple’s foray into the Phablet segment of the market. It has many specifications similar to iPhone 6. The display screen is a 5.5 inches screen with a 1920 x 1080 resolution and 401 ppi pixel density.
Both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are the biggest smartphones that the company has ever launched in terms of size and there are definitely some new features on offer. However with competition from Android some critics believe that these products are not innovative enough. This being said, there is huge demand all over the world for the new iPhones and these smartphones are expected to do well globally.
Apple Watch is Apple’s innovative new wearable technology gadget that is the first smart watch released by Apple. It can be worn on the wrist and has many cool features. It will be available in early 2015 at $ 349 in the United States. It can be used as a communication device; it has a fitness tracker, a heart rate measuring device and a music player among other features. It is compatible with all iPhones from iPhone 5 on-wards and has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, speakers and a flexible Retina display. It runs on the iOS 8 and is available in different colored cases and bands like other watches.
This was a mega launch by Apple Inc. and it was followed the world over. With stiff competition from Android products, Apple needs these products to work in order to maintain its sales and profits.