On Wednesday at a special press conference, Apple in San Francisco, the company’s head of worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller introduced a new generation of branded smartphones – the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
Appearance, like the names of the smartphones have not become a revelation for regular readers MacDigger. Devices fully comply with numerous “spy” photos that have leaked onto the Internet before the official release. New products have a 4.7 – and a 5.5-inch display and is crafted from a solid piece of metal. The design of the case used Apple lighter and 60% stronger than the current version, the material is aluminum 7000 series from which made the housing of the Apple Watch.
Update from the field frills iPhone 6s were “live Wallpaper”. Anyone remember an animated screen saver with the Apple Watch dials with moving jellyfish, flowers and butterflies. Similar to “live Wallpaper” Apple offered in the new generation of smartphones.
A key feature of the next generation iPhone is a touchscreen-enabled recognition technology pressing force 3D Touch. We will remind, the similar Force Touch technology first introduced in “smart” watch Apple Watch, and then found application in the MacBook. iPhone 6s will be able to distinguish several types of touch that should make working with mobile applications and access to their functions. So, pressure on a point on the map without additional manipulation will cause the function of the Navigator, which will bring the user to the destination. Click on the icons on the home screen will allow faster to use the functions of applications. In the Apple Music app press on the screen with force will cause the list of the most frequently used actions, such as adding a song to a playlist, or save the track to listen to in offline mode.
3D Touch, according to Apple, is designed to save users from unnecessary clicks on virtual buttons. “Thanks to the Quick steps you’ll need much less clicks to perform the most common operations. You can create a message for the people from the list of favorite contacts. Or quickly switch the camera to take the selfie. Or immediately get directions to the house. For many of these actions with a single click from home screen”, – stated in the function description.
Initially, support 3D Touch will get a standard iOS app 9: Music, Maps, Safari, Calendar. In the future, Apple will open up APIs to developers, so in the future for many third-party applications displays with 3D Touch will not be strangers. Apple calls the feature “a new generation multi-touch”.
New iPhone got the Apple A9 processor, which is 70% more efficient A8, with the new graphics chip is 90% faster. As for internal memory, the lineup has not changed and consists of models with a storage capacity of 16, 64 and 128 GB. New items received and twice faster LTE-a Qualcomm chip that supports download speeds of up to 300 MB/s.
(C) the release of the iPhone 6s Apple’s smartphone will learn to handle voice commands of the user at any time. Thanks to the coprocessor M9 virtual assistant Siri will always be ready to execute the commands even if the iPhone is in a locked state. In addition, the iPhone 6s will have the fingerprint scanner Touch ID of the second generation.
In the iPhone 6s appeared improved camera with a resolution of 12 megapixels. This will allow the camera to shoot higher-quality photos and record video in the resolution as in modern TV top models — 4K. Unique technology Live Photo will automatically remove the “live” photos.
The front camera now can shoot panoramas and time-lapse videos in 720p resolution. In addition, she received a “flash” running through a special sensor. Instead of a single led smartphone in this mode will fill the screen with color, thereby illuminating the subject.
The markets of USA, Canada, UK, Japan, France, Germany, China, Singapore, New Zealand, the device will be available from September 25. In December, the novelty will be available in 130 countries. The price of the iPhone 6s with a storage capacity of 16 GB will be $199, the 64GB version will cost $299. Smartphone with largest capacity – 128 GB will cost $399. iPhone 6s Plus $100 more expensive. The device will be available in four colors – silver, gray, gold and rose gold.
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