Apple iPhone 6 specifications leaked, could be shatterproof and water-resistant


Apple is expected to launch the iPhone 6 at an event later today. There were several rumors about Apple’s upcoming flagship smartphones, now Cult of Mac has posted detailed specifications of the iPhone 6 that they received from China. According to the leak, the iPhone 6 would be water-resistant and have shatterproof body. 

According to the leak both the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus models would feature sapphire screens. The 4.7-inch iPhone will have a 1GB RAM and 1,810 mAh battery, and the 5.5-inch iPhone is rumored to feature a 2,915mAh battery and 2GB RAM. There is mention of dual-core A8 chip.

Both the variants smartphone is expected to come with an 8-megapixel camera with dual-tone flash. The iPhone 6 would be 7 mm thick, slightly thinner than the iPhone 5S. These are expected to go on sale on September 19th. Check out the rumored specifications below.

  • 4G LTE: all models
  • Sim: Nano-SIM
  • Announcement: Sept 9th
  • Release: Sept 19th
  • Dimensions: 137.5 x 67 x 7 mm (5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
  • Weight: 113 g (3.99 oz)
  • TouchID: 500 dpi pixel density fingerprint sensor (Touch ID on all models)
  • Display: LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 960 x 1704 pixels, 4.70 inches / 5.5 inches (~416 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Protection: Shatter proof sapphire crystal glass, oleophobic coating – water resistant
  • Sound: Alert types Vibration, propriety ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes
  • Memory Card slot: No
  • Internal: 16/32/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • Data GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • Speed: DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Bluetooth: v4.0, A2DP
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: v2.0
  • Camera: Primary 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash.
  • Features Simultaneous video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR panorama, HDR photo
  • Video: 1080p@60fps
  • Secondary: Yes
  • OS: iOS 8
  • Chipset: Apple A8
  • CPU: Dual-core 2 GHz
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Messaging: iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
  • Browser: HTML (Safari)
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Colors: Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • AirDrop file sharing, Siri natural language commands and dictation
  • iCloud cloud service,  iCloud Keychain
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 1810 mAh battery (6.91 Wh)

The event kicks starts at 10:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) or 10:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST) on September 9th. Apple would also live stream the event on Apple devices.


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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