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iphone 6S rumours: Release date, features

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September has arrived. It’s expected that Apple will continue its trend. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were released in September 2014, the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in September 2013, the iPhone 5 in September 2012 and the iPhone 4S in October 2011 and that means that new iPhones are a matter of days away. So Apple watchers are getting excited about it’s next smartphone iPhone 6S. Here, we round up all of the rumours about the iPhone 6’s new successor, widely known as the iPhone 6s, and this post is about iphone 6S rumours: Release date, features.

iphone 6S rumours: no bendgate issue

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iphone 6S rumors iphone features-no bendgate issue

Though the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are expected to retain the same design as iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, 7000 series aluminium is used to build the 6S’s aluminium casing. Therefore it should be less bendable.

iphone 6S rumours: RAM and A9 processor

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iphone 6s rumours features-RAM and A9 processor

On the inside we are expecting we are expecting an improvement with speed. The 6S should have Apple A9 processor and 2GB RAM. That A9 processor could be super-fast. According to analyst Srini Sundararajan the A9 processor is 20% more powerful, 15% smaller and 35% more power efficient than the previous A8 processor. With 2GB RAM iOS 9 will have better multitasking features would be possible.

There is expected to be faster LTE supporting upto 300 mb/s. Which would be twice as fast as the iphone 6.

Reports have claimed that Apple will finally ditch the 32GB model of the iPhone, instead offering 16GB, 64GB and 128GB options.

iphone 6S rumours: design

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Multiple rumors have suggested the iPhones could be slightly thicker, by approximately 0.2mm. Renderings of the devices and a video comparison of the iPhone 6 and 6s shell indicate the iPhone 6s may be 7.1mm thick instead of 6.9mm while the iPhone 6s Plus may be 7.3mm thick instead of 7.1mm. At 0.2mm, the difference between the iPhone 6 and 6s will be nearly undetectable and most cases and accessories designed for the iPhone 6 should continue to work with the iPhone 6s.

Corning, the company behind the durable Gorilla Glass that’s used in Apple’s current iPhones, has revealed a new type of glass, codenamed “Project Phire,” that could be used instead of Sapphire, because it’s apparently just as durable.

“We told you last year that sapphire was great for scratch performance but didn’t fare well when drop,” said Corning Glass president James Clappin. “So we created a product that offers the same superior damage resistance and drop performance of Gorilla Glass 4 with scratch resistance that approaches sapphire.”

iphone 6S rumours: Improved 12-megapixel camera

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iphone 6S rumours features-Improved 12 megapixel camera

The current iphone 6 and 6 plus has an 8MP camera. According to some rumors, the iPhone 6s could bring Apple’s “biggest camera jump ever”.  Separate rumors have also reiterated the claims of a megapixel increase, with a recent report also pointing towards a 12-megapixel camera with the ability to record 4K video.  John Gruber of Daring Fireball said the iPhone 6S’s camera will have a two-lens system that are able to produce DSLR-quality images by using multi-aperture arrays.

iphone 6S rumours: force touch and Improved Touch ID

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iphone 6S rumours features-force touch and Improved Touch ID

Several rumors have suggested the new iPhone 6s could include the “Force Touch” capabilities. This was first introduced with the Apple Watch, which is able to distinguish between a light tap and a harder press, enabling new gestures. Apple appears to be slowly adding Force Touch to its products, and recently, the company introduced both a 12-inch Retina MacBook and an updated 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro with Force Touch trackpads.

Touch ID may also see some improvements. According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone 6s will feature an upgraded Touch ID module with reduced reading errors to enhance the Apple Pay experience.


 

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