10 things you need to know about the 5.5in iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhablet exists, and we've got all the facts right here
iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6

iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6

Alongside the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, Apple also revealed the iPhone 6 Plus, a 5.5-inch monster previously rumoured to be called the iPhone 6L. It’s the first ‘phablet’ the Cupertino giant has produced.

The iPhone 6 Plus matches its smaller sibling in many ways, but betters it in others. So let’s jump right in!

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1. It’s the biggest iPhone ever

iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 6 Plus

This is quite literally the case. Although the new iPhone 6 Plus resembles its smaller sibling, it pretty much dwarfs the iPhone 5s. It’s an iPad mini mini.

2. The iPhone 6 Plus has a 1080p display

The rumour mill was right that the larger iPhone would boast a 5.5-inch display, but what we didn’t know was the resolution. It’s 1920 x 1080, with a ppi of 401 - that’s over two million pixels. By comparison, the iPhone 6 resolution is 1334 x 750 at 326ppi and the iPhone 5s is 1136 x 640 at 326ppi.

That noise you can hear is developers quietly weeping.