Apple will phase out iPhone 6 Plus globally at the end of this month


Elephone S8 over an iPhone 6 Plus- Or is it?

In an internal memo, Apple will add the iPhone 6 Plus to its list of retro products on December 31. This means that more than five years have passed since Apple stopped distributing and selling the device. However, Apple Store and Apple authorized service providers will continue to provide repair services for retro products for up to 7 years. Of course, this will be subject to the availability of parts.

apple iphone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, launched in September 2014, are the two most popular smartphones ever sold by Apple. These two devices have “larger” 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays that are extremely popular. These devices have been driving the small screen smartphone market for years.

Although the iPhone 6 Plus was discontinued in 2016, the smaller iPhone 6 was still available for purchase through specific retailers in some regions until at least 2018. In fact, many people still use this product as of today thus it will take longer to become a retro product. In addition to the milestone increase in screen size, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are the first devices to support Apple Pay. Other main features include the A8 chip as well as a significantly better camera.

In terms of software, with the release of iOS 13 a few years ago, Apple has given up support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but it is still known as the first generation of “magic machines”, which is full of memories for many users.

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Specifications

Network

Technology / Frequency Bands GSM : 850/900/1800/1900 MHz LTE : 900/2100 MHz

Battery

Type Li – Po
Capacity 2915 mAh
Standby 384 hours
Talktime 1440 mins

Build

Dimensions 158.1×77.8×7.1 mm
Weight 172 g
Form Factor bar
Colors Space Gray, Gold and Silver

Display

Size 1920×1080 pixels
Type color : RetinaDisplay
Colors 16000000 colors
Secondary Display no

Camera / Imaging / Video

Camera Yes 8.1 MP
Resolution 3264×2448 pixels
Zoom yes
Flash yes
Video Out yes
Secondary Camera yes

Secondary Camera

Flash no

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes
Irda No
Wlan/Wi-fi Yes
USB yes
GPS yes

Internet

GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
Internet Browsing Yes , Safari

Media

Audio Playback Yes
Video Playback Yes
Ringtones MP3 VBR, AAC,WAV
FM Radio No
3.5mm Headphone Jack yes

Memory

Inbuilt 16 GB
Memory Slot No

Messaging

SMS Yes
MMS Yes
Email Yes

Software

Operating System iOS8
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