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7 things you need to know about the iPhone 6

Everything you need to know about Apple's latest superphone

The iPhone 6 is finally here.

Forget the rumours. Forget the speculation. The iPhone 6, alongside the iPhone 6 Plus phablet, is now official.

Here’s everything you need to know.

1. It has a bigger screen

1. It has a bigger screen

Apple’s bumped up the 4in screen size of the 5s and 5c to a substantially larger 4.7 inches. Naturally, the resolution has increased to 1134 x 750 to compensate, providing a ppi count of 326, with a wider overall view.

The display is ion strengthened as opposed to sapphire. While that means it’s not unscratchable, it’s still toughened glass and should hold up well against the occasional loose change in your pocket.

2. It’s got a newer design

2. It

The iPhone 6 sees the biggest design change since we saw the 4s evolve into the 5. Despite its larger body to accommodate the bigger display, the overall design is rounder and smoother, borrowing from the iPad school of design.

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Esat has been a gadget fan ever since his tiny four-year-old brain was captivated by a sound-activated dancing sunflower. From there it was a natural progression to a Sega Mega Drive, a brief obsession with hedgehogs, and a love for all things tech. After 7 years as a writer and deputy editor for Stuff, Esat ventured out into the corporate world, spending three years as Editor of Microsoft's European News Centre. Now a freelance writer, his appetite for shiny gadgets has no bounds. Oh, and like all good human beings, he's very fond of cats.

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