iPhone 6 Plus - £620
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Apple iPhone 6 Plus
The Apple iPhone 6 Plus is the bigger brother of Apple's flagship smartphone for 2014. When compared with the iPhone 5S, this device boasts a significantly larger screen, more powerful processor, an improved camera and longer battery life. This phone also has a larger screen and longer battery life than the iPhone 6.
This phone has a 5.5 inch HD touchscreen that displays in 401PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The iPhone 6 Plus has an 8MP camera, can record video in up to 1080p and has a 1.2MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making FaceTime video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.4GHz dual core processor and 1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 95 out of 100.
The iPhone 6 Plus has an estimated battery life of around 24 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 2915mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The iPhone 6 Plus comes with 16, 64 or 128GB internal storage (depending upon the model). This phone does not have an expandable memory card slot, however does come with iCloud installed which gives you an additional 5GB of free cloud storage.
The iPhone 6 Plus comes 4G ready so can take advantage of high speed mobile Internet in locations where it is available. It has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. The iPhone 6 Plus is able to connect to HDMI enabled TV's or projectors (requires a Lightning to HDMI adapter). This phone is able to connect to DLNA enabled devices (such as a laptop or smart TV) meaning that you can stream content both to and from this phone wirelessly (requires the download of a third party application such as Ready DLNA from the app store). It also has NFC compatibility which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends.
The iPhone 6 Plus has an FM radio, an MP3 player and comes preloaded with Safari, Apple Maps, iBooks, Passbook, Newsstand, Keynote and a fingerprint scanner. Other apps, such as iPhoto, iMovie, Find My Phone, Pages, Numbers, Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat, YouTube and Spotify are available to download from the App Store (these are installed as standard on the 64/128GB versions) and you can get the latest music, films, TV shows and games from the iTunes Store. The iPhone 6 Plus supports AirPlay video streaming to Apple TV and comes with iCloud (cloud storage) and Siri (voice control) installed as standard. It is also able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps.
This is a powerful, elegant and desirable phone that has been well received critically. Essentially it is the same under the bonnet as the iPhone6, but boasts a much larger screen and significantly longer battery life. It has proved very popular thus far and is considered by many to be one of the best smartphones currently available.