IPhone 6S With 3D Touch Unveiled

Posted: Sep 9 2015, 2:05pm CDT | by , in News | Apple


iPhone 6S with 3D Touch Unveiled

Apple kept the iPhone 6S for last in the Apple Event.

Apple unveiled the iPhone 6S at the end of the Apple Event after unveiling the iPad Pro, iPad mini 4 and new Apple TV.

The new iPhone 6S looks like the iPhone 6. Apple spices it up with animated home screens. The new color looks actually rather pink, but it is rose gold.

Apple says that while the iPhone 6S looks the same everything has changed. Apple says that the iPhone 6S is the most advanced smartphone in the world.

The new 3D Touch is the standout new feature of the iPhone 6S. The demos look really good. Apple managed to implement the 3D Touch in a very intuitive way. A press is a peak in most contexts. A deep press pops users into the app or window previewed.

The iPhone 6S is powered by the A9 CPU. The A9 is 70% faster than the iPhone 6's A8. The graphics are 90% faster than the iPhone 6. The Touch ID sensor is twice as fast on the iPhone 6S. 

The iPhone 6S has a 12MP iSight camera as leaked before. The iPhone 6S supports 4K video capture. The front camera is upgraded to a 5MP camera. The screen is used as a flash with 3 times the brightness as usual for flash.

A cool new feature is Live Photos. By pressing on a photo the become alive. This is crazy. It will be a huge hit with consumers. The iPhone 6S is capturing the moments before and after the actual main photo.

The iPhone 6S have the same pricing and storage options as the iPhone 6.

Apple offers the iPhone Upgrade program.

The iPhone 6S pre-order starts on Saturday, September 12. It will will ship on September 25. 

iOS 9 will roll out on September 16. 

The Apple keynote will be streamed live starting at 10am PDT. The Apple Live stream works via Apple's HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) technology. HLS requires an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with Safari on iOS 7.0 or later, a Mac with Safari 6.0.5 or later on OS X v10.8.5 or later.

For the first time Apple events can be streamed on a PC. It works with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10. Streaming via Apple TV requires a second- or third-generation Apple TV with software 6.2 or later.

The live Apple Event stream is available on Apple.com.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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