In September, Apple gave iPhone users a lot to think about: Should they go big (both size- and cost-wise) and buy the new iPhone 6? What about the even bigger 6 Plus? Or should they stay small (again, both size- and cost-wise) and go with the 5c or 5s?
Consider these when deciding on whether or not to buy the iPhone 6. Depending on the user, some can be viewed as pros or cons:
- Larger screens with higher-resolution displays (the 6 has a 4.7” screen; the 6 Plus has a 5.5” screen)
- Faster processing power and graphics
- Longer battery life
- More storage for same price
- Apple’s new “Apple Pay,” which allows you to pay for products and services using the 6’s TouchID fingerprint sensor, eliminating the need to carry your Visa, MasterCard, and American Express cards (the jury’s out on whether this system is fully secure.)
- Improved data and voice audio quality
- Major improvements to iSight and FaceTime cameras
- Nostalgic design with the curves reminiscent of the first iPhones
- Same start price for the 6 ($199 with two-year contract); meanwhile start price for the 6 Plus is slightly more at $299
- How’s your patience? Whether or not your contract is up, stock has been low on the iPhone 6s and 6 Pluses. Get ready to wait.