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Apple launches iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in India today, price starts at Rs 62000 and Rs 72000

Apple has officially launched the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in India, as expected. These new smartphones went on sale around the country at Midnight today.

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iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus starts at Rs 62,000 and Rs 72,000, respectively. After being priced exorbitantly, Apple India has seen a lot of demand for the new shiny iPhones so far. Of course, there are no official figures to brag about but CEO, Tim Cook tweeting about the iPhone launch in India is surely an indication of some good response.

Apple iPhone 6s India pricing starts at Rs 62,000 for the 16GB model, while the 64GB variant and the 128GB option has been priced at Rs 72,000 and Rs 82,000, respectively. iPhone 6s Plus India pricing starts at Rs 72,000 for the 16GB model, while the 64GB variant and the 128GB option has been priced at Rs 82,000 and Rs 92,000, respectively.

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Apple iPhone 6s Specifications and Features

The iPhone 6s features a 4.7-inch (1334×750 pixels) Retina HD LED-backlit widescreen multi-touch display with IPS technology. It comes with a pixel density of 326 ppi and a contrast ratio of 1400:1. It has a maximum brightness of 500 cd/m2 with Full sRGB standard display and fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front. Apple has introduced 3D Touch, which is basically a feature that will allow the device to know the difference between a slight tap and a longer or more forceful tap on the display. This feature was introduced on the Apple Watch and was also adapted in the New Macbook’s trackpads. It is now made up of stronger 7000-series aluminium alloy to make it more sturdier.

The iPhone 6s is now powered by the all new Apple A9 chip along with M9 motion coprocessor that has a 64-bit architecture and it packs in 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM as well for improved performance and faster graphics. It runs on the latest iOS 9 OS out of the box.

The all new iPhone also comes with an all new camera. This is one of the biggest upgrade in the iPhone’s history, since Apple Inc. has been using the 8 megapixel sensor from iPhone 4s days. Now, it is equipped with a 12 megapixel rear iSight camera with true-tone flash, f/2.2 aperture, 5-element lens. It now comes with Live Photos and also has Autofocus with Focus Pixels. Now, Panorama can go up to 63 megapixel. It now records 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) videos at 30 fps, 1080p Full HD video at 30 or 60 fps and 720p videos at 30 fps. Coming to Slo-mo videos, it takes 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps. You can also take 8 megapixel still photos while recording 4K videos. On the front, there is a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with Retina Flash for bright selfies. It comes with a f/2.2 aperture and can record 720p HD videos. It is 7.1 mm thick and weighs 143 grams.

On the connectivity front, the iPhone 6s comes with 4G LTE, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with MiMo, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC (Apple Pay), GPS and GLONASS, VoLTE. It comes with sensors that include Touch ID, Barometer, Three-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor. Now, there is a 2nd Gen Touch ID sensor baked into the home button that is twice as fast as the last one. It has a battery that gives up to 14 hours of talk time on 3G. Internet usage of up to 10 hours on 3G, up to 12 hours on LTE, up to 11 hours on WiFi. It offers up to 10 days of standby time, up to 50 hours of audio playback and up to 11 hours of HD video playback. The Apple iPhone 6s is available in Space Gray, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold color and 16 / 64 / 128 GB storage variants.

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Apple iPhone 6s Plus Specifications and Features

The iPhone 6s Plus features a 5.5-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Retina HD LED-backlit widescreen multi-touch display with IPS technology. It comes with a pixel density of 401 ppi and a contrast ratio of 1300:1. It has a maximum brightness of 500 cd/m2 with Full sRGB standard display and fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front. Apple has introduced 3D Touch, which is basically a feature that will allow the device to know the difference between a slight tap and a longer or more forceful tap on the display. This feature was introduced on the Apple Watch and was also adapted in the New Macbook’s trackpads. It is now made up of stronger 7000-series aluminium alloy to make it more sturdier.

The iPhone 6s Plus is now powered by the all new Apple A9 chip along with M9 motion coprocessor that has a 64-bit architecture and it packs in 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM as well for improved performance and faster graphics. It runs on the latest iOS 9 OS out of the box.

The all new iPhone also comes with an all new camera. This is one of the biggest upgrade in the iPhone’s history, since Apple Inc. has been using the 8 megapixel sensor from iPhone 4s days. Now, it is equipped with a 12 megapixel rear iSight camera with true-tone flash, f/2.2 aperture, 5-element lens. It now comes with Live Photos and also has Autofocus with Focus Pixels. Now, Panorama can go up to 63 megapixel. It also has Optical image stabilization (OIS). It now records 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) videos at 30 fps, 1080p Full HD video at 30 or 60 fps and 720p videos at 30 fps. Coming to Slo-mo videos, it takes 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps. You can also take 8 megapixel still photos while recording 4K videos. On the front, there is a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with Retina Flash for bright selfies. It comes with a f/2.2 aperture and can record 720p HD videos. It is 7.3 mm thick and weighs 192 grams.

On the connectivity front, the iPhone 6s Plus comes with 4G LTE, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with MiMo, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC (Apple Pay), GPS and GLONASS, VoLTE. It comes with sensors that include Touch ID, Barometer, Three-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor. Now, there is a 2nd Gen Touch ID sensor baked into the home button that is twice as fast as the last one. It has a battery that gives up to 24 hours of talk time on 3G. Internet usage of up to 12 hours on 3G, up to 12 hours on LTE, up to 12 hours on WiFi. It offers up to 16 days of standby time, up to 80 hours of audio playback and up to 14 hours of HD video playback. The Apple iPhone 6s Plus is available in Space Gray, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold color and 16 / 64 / 128 GB storage variants.

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