Apple Launches New iPhone and iWatch

The most eagerly awaited smartphone; Apple iPhone 6 series is expected to get unveiled in just a few hours from now.

The Apple event is scheduled to take place at ‘Flint Centre for the Performing Arts’ in Cupertino, California, USA at local time 06:00 pm today, September 9.

The event is expected to witness some big announcements from Apple as the company has chosen the Flint Centre for the Performing Arts as the stage for unveiling the new devices, where thirty years ago, company co-founder, Steve Jobs presented the world, the first Macintosh computer.

Apple is widely expected to unveil a pair of larger iPhones measuring 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches, up from four inches on the iPhone 5S. There is a bit of possibility that the Company might finally unveil the iWatch and a mobile payments system that works with the new iPhones today.

Both iPhone 6 (4.7-inch) and iPhone 6L (5.5-inch) are expected to ship with the new-generation 64-bit architecture Apple A8 processor, 1GB RAM, Touch ID finger-print sensor, 8.0-megapixel camera with f2.2 aperture (with the possibility of featuring OIS: Optical Image Stabilizations), NFC, and slightly larger battery (50-70-% more watts power to feed energy sapping iPhone 6L’s large screen).

As far as memory specification is concerned, the new iPhones are expected to come in three variants – 16GB, 32GB and 64GB and won’t be accompanied with micro-SD card support.

The Apple iPhone 6 (4.7-inch) 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models would cost $860, $990, and $1,120 respectively.

On the other hand, the 5.5-inch iPhone 6L – 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variants would cost $1,022, $1,152, and $1,250 respectively.

The upcoming iPhone 6 series smartphones are said to push Apple venture to a new device segment, phablet, which since its inception is dominated by archrival Samsung.

Since the launch of the first Galaxy Note series phablet in 2011, Samsung never faced worthy rival, but things are about to change soon, as Apple is set to enter the big-screen smartphones arena.

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