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Today, Apple unloaded two very exciting new devices: the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Here's how they stack up against the last model, iPhone 5S:

iPhone 6 Plus iPhone 6 iPhone 5S
Screen Size 5.5 inches 4.7 inches 4 inches
Thickness 7.1 mm 6.9 mm 7.6 mm
Weight 6.07 ounces 4.55 ounces 3.95 ounces
Display 1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 pixels per inch 1334 x 750 pixels, 326 ppi

1136 x 640 pixel,  326 ppi

Battery Life

Audio: 80 hours

Video: 14

Wi-Fi browsing: 12

LTE browsing: 12

3G browsing: 12

3G talk: 24

Standby (days): 16

Audio: 50 hours

Video: 11

Wi-Fi browsing: 11

LTE browsing: 11

3G browsing: 10

3G talk: 14

Standby (days): 10

Audio: 40 hours

Video: 10

Wi-Fi browsing: 10

LTE browsing: 10

3G browsing: 8

3G talk: 8

Standby (days): 10

Camera 8 megapixel cameras, optical image stabilization 8 megapixel cameras, optical image stabilization 8 megapixel rear camera, 1.2 megapixel front camera
Processor

64 Bit A8:

25 percent faster processing.

50 percent faster graphics than A7.

64 Bit A8 64 Bit A7
Price (with two year contract)

$299 16 GB

$399 64 GB

$499 128 GB

$199 16 GB

$299 64 GB

$399 128 GB

$99 16 GB

$149 32 GB

All three models come in the colors space grey, silver and gold:

You can preorder the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on September 12th. They'll go on sale in stores September 19th at 8 a.m. My personal recommendation (and what I'll be buying on the 19th): the iPhone 6 in Silver, 64 GB. It's right in the middle in every way: color, size, capacity and price.

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