The iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus | Which iPhone is Better?

With Apple releasing two versions of the next gen iPhone, consumers now have a choice between either buying the iPhone 6 or the iPhone 6 Plus. With two options now, a question that often arises is whether the iPhone 6 is worth the buy or the iPhone 6 Plus. Although the obvious difference between the two seems to be screen size, the iPhone 6 Plus varies from the 6 in some other key factors as well. We'll round off the differences for you.


iPhone 6 Plus: 5.5 inch 1920 x 1080 LCD
iPhone 6: 4.7 inch 'Retina HD' 1334 x 750 LCD

The iPhone 6 Plus' screen is 0.8 inches larger than its brother and 0.8 inches is a huge difference. The iPhone 6 Plus along with the bigger screen has a comparatively better screen resolution as well which is 401 PPI compared to the iPhone 6's 321 PPI screen. The iPhone 6 Plus' screen also seems to be brighter than the 6's. Although there are some minor differences between the screens apart from the size, you won't notice them as much unless you get up close and personal with your phone or like to watch HD movies regularly during long flights or stays. The iPhone 6 Plus was also particularly made to be used in landscape mode similar to the iPad Mini 2.

We can't really choose a winner between the two in terms of screen size because it depends on the users preferences. If you prefer bigger screens that allow you more space, then the Plus would be your choice but if you're more of a person who chooses the 4.7 inch screen because of its much easier handling and the fact it fits easily into your pocket, the 6 may be the better choice.


Many users take their phones' cameras to be a key factor in determining which phone they want. The following are the differences between the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus cameras;

iPhone 6 Plus:  8MP camera, 1/3.06-inch sensor, true-tone flash,f/2.2 aperture dual-LED flash, phase detection, OIS.
iPhone 6: 8MP camera, 1/3.06-inch sensor, true-tone flash,f/2.2 aperture dual-LED flash, phase detection.

There isn't much of a difference between the two cameras. Both have their 8 megapixel cameras with identical front facing cameras which work pretty well in low light and in general compared to the iPhones' rivals. Taking selfies and video calling isn't much different than the previous iPhone models and that is perfectly fine considering they are already good enough. 

The only difference between the two cameras is the OIS feature in the iPhone 6 Plus. OIS is the optical image stabilization. Although you won't feel much of a difference in well lit conditions, in low light the iPhone 6 Plus easily wins the battle because of OIS. The image appears to be much sharper and the colors are also adjusted to make the image feel less dull.

Both cameras are great, but the OIS makes the iPhone 6 Plus one step ahead of the 6.


iPhone 6 Plus: Apple A8 64-bit and M8 co-processor, iOS 8
iPhone 6: Apple A8 64-bit and M8 co-processor, iOS 8

Both the processors are the same, but this time Apple has included a co processor as well. The M8 co processor deals with the side features such as sensors and some data management. This increases the phones performance by a great deal along with the battery life. 

The processors are great in all aspects. the A8 64-bit chip is a great new addition and works perfectly. It's dual core, 1.4 GHz CPU with a PowerVR GX6450 quad core graphics chip along with a 1 GB RAM. That's great news if you're a gamer! Games do not lag or stutter at all and it runs very smoothly. 

Both include the new iOS 8 which has improved the previous iOS 7 which we have discussed in another article. iOS 8 runs smoothly as well but there are barely any differences between the two iPhones. Both show you a maximum of 20 apps on one screen. The widgets, keyboard, etc. are the same. The only difference is that the iPhone 6 Plus gives you some extra shortcuts only in landscape mode. 

As the performance is basically the same, we'll call it a draw.

Battery Life:

iPhone 6 Plus: 2,915 mAh battery, 14 hours video, 12 hours browsing
iPhone 6: 1,810 mAh battery, 11 hours video, 11 hours browsing

Although the iPhone 6 has a smaller screen and consumes less battery, the iPhone 6 Plus beats its brother in stamina by a long long margin. The iPhone 6 Plus is a good competitor to the other Samsung and HTC flagships and a mediocre user can get 2 full days out of the phone easily. Whereas the iPhone 6 is a phone that you will need to charge daily. We're not saying the iPhone 6 battery is bad, but it comes no where close to the iPhone 6 Plus.


iPhone 6 Plus: Curved aluminium, gold or light/dark silver 7.1mm thick, 172g
iPhone 6: Curved aluminium, gold or light/dark silver, 6.8mm thick, 129g

Both phones look identical aside from the screen size and the overall design is beautiful. The glass curves at the edges into the aluminium chassis and is generally very slick and stylish. The two colors look perfect on both phones.

As the iPhone 6 Plus is larger than the 6, it is also thicker and heavier. Although you won't feel the difference too much, you will feel that the iPhone 6 is much more comfortable to hold compared to the 6 Plus. The large 6 Plus sometimes makes it difficult using the phone with one hand and typing with your thumb. Although you will get used to it, in the beginning you would most probably have to use both your hands. Reaching the notification bar may also cause issues to those with small hands.

Both iPhones have great grips and you won't risk your 6 Plus from sliding down your hand while trying to reach for something at the top of the screen. If you put the Apple case on, the iPhone 6 Plus gets much more difficult to use because of the increment in size but it works seamlessly with the iPhone 6. 


Price is one of the biggest factor in choosing which iPhone you want. Both phones are made by Apple ( obviously ) and therefore are going to be expensive. Apple has also raised the price compared to the previous generations.

iPhone 6 Plus: 16 GB  ( $749 ), 64 GB ( $849 ), 128 GB ( $949 )
iPhone 6: 16 GB ( $649 ), 64 GB ( $749 ), 128 GB ( $849 )

The iPhone 6 is a $100 less than the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple has also chosen not to release any 32 GB version but haven't exactly given a reason for it. We would suggest you get the 64 GB one because the iPhone does not have an SD card slot and you wouldn't want to be low on memory. 


We can't really decide between the two ourselves. It depends from user to user. Although the iPhone 6 Plus wins in specs, it loses in two key factors: Price and Screen Size.

We would say decide between which screen size suits you. If you don't mind using a screen that's close to a phablet if not already then go for the iPhone 6 Plus but if you feel uncomfortable with the 5.5 inch screen  then the iPhone 6 is the choice for you.

Apple Prepares for Worldwide Developers Conference in June

Apple have been silent in 2013 until last week, when they announced that they will be holding their Worldwide Developers Conference which is also known as WWDC from June 10-14. The WWDC is a conference held every year, traditionally in June where over 4000 developers arrive and discuss about future software and programs. This time it is being held in San Francisco.

How to Unlock your iPhone 4S in Less Than 10 Minutes at a very Cheap Price

Buying iPhones locked to a specific carrier such as AT&T is much cheaper than buying factory unlocked iPhones. Locked iPhone's will only work if you use the carriers SIM and will not support any other SIM while unlocked iPhone's will work with any SIM

But a smooth way of saving money is buying a locked iPhone and then unlocking it yourself at a very low price. You can save upto $400. Unlocking your iPhone yourself is legal, you don't have to jailbreak, takes very little time, and has a very small fee.

Cellular Medic is a trustable and cheap online service among the other hundreds of services that say that they can unlock iPhone's. I tried, and it was a huge success! It really works and is not a scam. You may find other services on the internet that may be legit and cheaper, but you will always be on risk by trying new services. There are many cheap services on eBay as well. Trust me, cellular medic won't let you down.

Cellular Medic has two options, the Instant Unlock and the Normal Unlock. If you buy the Instant Unlock package then your iPhone will be processed in less than 10 minutes but at a bigger fee than the normal package. If you buy the Normal Package it may take 24-48 hours for your iPhone to be processed but is cheaper than the Instant Unlock Package. For exact prices please visit Cellular Medic's website.

This is how it all works:
  • Visit their website and choose the type of unlock you want---- Instant or Normal
  • Pay through PayPal and also send them your IMEI code of your iPhone. To see what the IMEI of your iPhone is you can dial *#06#
  • Wait for Cellular Medic to email you back confirming your IMEI code. Activate it.
  • Your iPhone should then be unlocked for whatever timeframe you had chosen.

That's it. The best thing about this is that the Unlock is permanent, and has no need for a jailbreak. You don't even need any special SIM Card. It just works.

If you plan on selling your iPhone in the future you will be able to sell it for a higher price than a locked iPhone. You can increase the price by 0.75%

Do you have an on contract iPhone? Which carrier? Do you want to unlock it? If you have already unlocked it then how much did you pay? Please tell us in the comments below.

How to Activate Incognito Mode on your iPhone, iPod, or iPad

Many people use the incognito function on their browers for their computers, but now, you can even use incognito for your Apple Device as well.

Incognito mode, also referred to as stealth mode prevents the brower or device from saving your surfing or downloading history, cache, and cookies. Using incognito, all your saved passwords and other saved data immediately gets deleted the second you close the tab or window that you set in incognito mode. You can set incognito mode for a tab or a specific window easily by following the steps below. All you will need is the Google Chrome browser installed into your portable device.

Apple Releases iPlay, The New Gaming Console

Apple is on top of everything in technology, now it has also entered the gaming zone. Sources at IGN tell us that Apple have introduced a new gaming console, the iPlay. Sony is planning to launch the PS4 any time this year and XBox will most probably be doing the same thing although they still haven't talked about any new console yet, and now it seems like Apple wants to join the competition as well.

Download Free MP3 Songs Directly to Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

Most probably the reason you are reading this article is because you want to skip connecting your iDevice to your PC, downloading the song, transferring it to iTunes, then syncing your device just for getting a single song. Ain't Nobody got time for that.

Forget about doing all that just to get some songs inside your Apple Device. There is this one easy method that you can use to download any song you want, directly into your iDevice, without connecting your device to iTunes or a PC.

How to Get or Remove the Android Lock for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod.

The Android Lock is a cool Screen lock that can also be set on your iDevice if it has been jailbroken. Many of you might already be familiar with the common Android lock which is present in all Android Devices. Not many Apple developers like to copy off features from Android, but thsi screen lock is awesome and is a must try for those who are bored of typing that 4 digit code into their iPhone screen lock.

The iPhone Wins Another JD Power and Associates Award for the Best Smartphone of The Year

The JD Power Associates Award for the Best Smartphone of the year without a doubt is the iPhone, again. This is the 9th time in a row that Apple has one this award. Apple has been winning this award ever since the original iPhone came out, the year that started the Smartphone development years.

The Secret Assistive Touch Feature in iOS 5+

The Assistive Touch feature was released with the introduction of iOS 5. Even though iOS 6 is now out and working many people are still unaware of Assistive Touch. To tell you before hand, assistive touch is a very helpful on screen button that allows you to control various functions of your device. Keep reading for a better understanding.

Apple Releases iOS 6.1.3 Update

Yesterday, on Tuesday Apple released their latest iOS update 6.1.3 which is a minor update fixing small bugs in their software.

To be exact, the two main reasons why Apple released this minor update was to
  • Fix a bug for Maps in Japan
  • Fix a bug in which someone could access the phone without entering a passcode. This was done by going to the emergency call and then going back while flickering the On/Off button.

Its not a necessary update though, you can certainly live without it if you don't live in Japan or don't really care if someone enters your phone app. It's a minor update but if you do update with your jailbreaked iDevice, then I'm sad to say that your jailbreak will finish. You will then have to jailbreak your device again, and the jailbreak for iOS 6.1.3 is not here yet. So if you are one of those who have jailbreaked your device then I advise you not to update.

If you want to jailbreak your Apple Device or want to get more info about jailbreaking go to the jailbreaking description.

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