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Excellence Score
24.4
45.1
Value for Money Score
51.9
48.2
Price Rs. 16,999 onwards Rs. 41,499 onwards
Launch Date (India) Nov, 2013 Oct, 2014
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Apple iOS 7.1, Upgradeable to 11 Apple iOS 8, Upgradeable to 11
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 4 inches 4.7 inches
Screen Resolution 640x1136 pixels (~ 326 pixels per inch) 750x1334 pixels (~ 326 pixels per inch)
Display Features Retina display, Scratch Resistant, LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology, Full sRGB standard, Fingerprint-Resistant oleophobic coating on front Retina HD display, LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology, Full sRGB standard, Fingerprint-Resistant oleophobic coating on front, Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously, Dual-domain pixels for wider viewing angles, Display Zoom, Reachability, Gorilla Glass 3 protection
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.7 GHz 1.4 GHz
Processor Type Dual Core Dual Core
Processor Name A7 chip with 64-bit architecture, M7 motion coprocessor A8 chip with 64-bit architecture, M8 motion coprocessor
GPU PowerVR Series 6 PowerVR GX6650 (hexa-core graphics)
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 8.0 MP 8.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features 1.5 um pixel size, F/2.2 Aperture, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Shot, Auto HDR, Image/Video Stabilization, Sapphire Crystal Lens Cover, True Tone Flash, BSI Sensor, Five-element lens, Hybrid IR filter, Burst mode, Slow Motion Video Recording, Square Mode Shoot, Exposure control, Photo Geo-tagging, Timer mode, Time-lapse video, 3x zoom, Video Geo-tagging F/2.2 Aperture, True Tone Flash, 1.5um Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Five-element lens, Hybrid IR filter, Backside illumination sensor, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Auto image stabilization, Auto HDR for photos, Face detection, Exposure control, Panorama (up to 43 megapixels), Burst mode, Tap to focus, Timer mode, Slow Motion Video Recording, Time-lapse video, Video stabilization, Cinematic video stabilization, Continuous auto focus video, Take still photos while recording video, 3x zoom, Video geotagging
Secondary Camera 1.2 MP 1.2 MP
Secondary Camera Features F/2.4 aperture, Face Detection, HD Video Recording, BSI Sensor, Auto HDR for photos, Exposure control F/2.2 Aperture, HD video recording, Backside illumination sensor, Auto HDR for photos and videos, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure control
Internal Memory 16 GB 128 GB
Expandable Memory Slot
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio
Dual SIM
Thickness 7.6 mm 6.9 mm
Weight 112 gm 129 gm
Battery Capacity 1440 mAh 1810 mAh
Battery Standby 250 hrs 240 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 10.00 hrs 14.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters Web Browsing Time (3G): 8 hrs, Web Browsing Time (4G): 10 hrs, Web Browsing Time (WiFi): 10 hrs, Video Playback Time: 10 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 40 hrs Music Playback Time: 50 hrs, Video Playback Time: 11 hrs, Web Browsing Time (on WiFi network): 11 hrs, Web Browsing Time (on 3G network): 10 hrs, Web Browsing Time (on 4G network): 10 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Other Features TV Out; Noise Filtration; AirDrop file sharing; iCloud Wireless Sync and Backup; iBooks PDF reader; AirPlay; Passbook; Notes; Weather; Stocks; Game Center; Voice Memo; Newsstand Apple Pay; NFC; TV Out; iBeacon micro-location; Noise Filtration; AirDrop file sharing; Family Sharing; Notification Centre; AirPlay; iCloud Drive; QuickType keyboard; Control Centre; Multitasking; Spotlight Search
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Premium build, and classy design
  • Compact in-the-hand feel, easy to use with one hand
  • Touch ID fingerprint scanner provides a useful, convenient way to unlock the phone
  • Beautiful display with incredibly accurate colors, excellent brightness output, and great viewing angles
  • iOS 7 is a nice evolution from the previous version, and is as simple, and intuitive as ever
  • Snappy, fluid performance
  • Future proof power package
  • Great on-screen keyboard
  • Excellent web browser
  • Excellent camera with very good low-light performance as well
  • Excellent call quality
  • Bundled iWork app suite
  • Excellent build quality, with Apple's famed attention to detail
  • Beautiful design with premium choice of materials (unibody aluminium frame), solid construction, and iconic looks
  • Super slim
  • Still relatively compact and easy to grasp compared to flagship phones of other brands
  • Rounded sides, make it more comfortable to hold than for instance the chamfered beveled edge of the iPhone 5S
  • Brilliant display with potent brightness, wide viewing angles, and superb color accuracy
  • Buttery smooth, slick performance all-round, and even with graphics intensive mobile games
  • iOS 8 is beautiful and simple and brings in tons of functionality upgrades
  • Better spotlight search which now also has wikipedia, itunes and other results
  • "Hey, Siri" trigger for Siri voice commands
  • Improved multitasking menu which now also has recent contacts
  • The Health app is the most extensive health based app to date, that can pick data from both internal sensors, and 3rd party peripherals, and acts as a centralized hub for all of the user's health stats, including anything from their activity, weight, and heart rate, to blood pressure, blood glucose, and vitamin intake - all this data is also easily shareable with your doctor
  • Enhanced keyboard functionality with QuickType word prediction
  • Support for 3rd party keyboards
  • Buttery smooth web browser
  • The Touch ID biometric touch sensor is the best, most accurate, most responsive fingerprint sensor around
  • Support for VoLTE - voice over LTE, to provide wideband high-quality calls, where network supported
  • NFC and Apple Pay have the potential to revolutionize mobile payments
  • Stunning camera with simple usability, instant focus, tons of new features, and as usual, amazing picture/video quality
  • With its bigger & sharper display, powerful speaker, and snappy performance, the iPhone 6 enthralls when it comes to consuming multimedia content
  • Simple, effective image editing
  • Good call quality
  • Decent battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Small screen size compared to other flagship phones, means that the video/photo viewing experience is not quite as immersive
  • Screen resolution could have been higher
  • Lacks the optical image stabilization of the bigger, more expensive 6 Plus
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