Hands on with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

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  1. yanki01 macrumors 68040

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  2. blazinz macrumors regular

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    Thanks for the find.. Im still not sure which way to go. Think I'm going to have to go to a store and try out similar models of size. 5.5 seems big but looking at the hands on review doesn't seem that bad.. idk..
     
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  4. yanki01 thread starter macrumors 68040

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    when will the stores carry the iPhone? I have all stores BUT an apple store in my city.
     
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    6+ is too big. Won't fit in a pocket very nicely.
     
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    that's what I think too. I think I'm torn on the display. how much better is the display on the plus?
     
  8. mac.cali macrumors 65816

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    Tough decision. The wife wants the iPhone and I'm still undecided. Part of me is go big or go home, but the other is do I want to go that size? :confused:
     
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    I think i'll be going with the silver, iPhone 6. I've had all the black/slate colors since the original iPhone. I think the white front will hide the fingerprints which are all over my iPhone 5.
     
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    holy crap that 5.5 is big, I'm 95% sure I'm going with the 4.7 but the improved battery life on the 5.5 is tempting.
     
  11. Adelphos33 macrumors 6502

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    After seeing the videos on Verge and Engadget, I'm going 5.5 - the phone looks easy enough to handle
     
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    I thought that too when I saw the battery life but it being a bigger display, one would think it would draw more power?
     
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    Good post my friend! I really think either phone will do the trick. I really like the extra room, but I'd be happy with the 4.7 inch display. The iPhone 5's 4.0 inch display isn't that great. Don't forget the iPhone Plus is full HD.
     
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    Bigger battery, 1080P display, OIS.
     
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    Anyone know when these phones will be on display in the store? The 6 Plus sounds tempting but dang that thing is big. I'd like to see one in person before I pre-order. The specs on the website show that the iPhone 6 Plus is 1.35" longer than an iPhone 5S. I know people wanted a bigger screen but wow. Pretty soon we'll be cramming laptops in our pocket. Doesn't seem all that long ago everyone was racing to make phones smaller.
     
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    Hands on with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

    How does the 6+ fit in the pocket of some good fitting jeans? Not tight but not baggy. I'm interested in seeing that.
     
  17. yanki01 thread starter macrumors 68040

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    that was my issue with Samsung making the galaxy bigger and bigger. I put it in my front pockets and would hate to have a bulky iPhone. I think i'm answering my question on which one I want to get.
     
  18. TheAppleGeek macrumors 6502a

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    I'm sort of torn. Both look great, but the 5.5 is tempting me just a bit more. Can't wait to see either in person.
     
  19. mnsportsgeek macrumors 65816

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    I hope someone does a video of this before Friday.
     
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    Try the back pocket :) what can go wrong there.
     
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    19th
     
  22. sobucky macrumors 6502

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    Someone posted a link in another thread with a cut out of the 6+, using the dimensions on apple website.
     
  23. NewbieCanada macrumors 68030

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    You won't see it in store before it's on sale, I don't think. So the 19th.
     
  24. Omega1300 macrumors member

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    All I can say is for a few months I had a Galaxy Note 3 (which is about the same overall dimensions as the 6+). I tried putting in my pocket for a few minutes at the store - seemed fine.

    However, I quickly learned to hate living with it day to day. A quick test in the store is nothing - it was different in real-life, day-to-day use. Sitting down (anywhere), getting into the car with the phone in your pocket, at a restaurant, anywhere - just a pain (also, I don't wear skinny jeans or tight pants or anything - I do however have muscular legs, so that may account for some of the discomfort).

    I also found that the "big new screen" really wasn't that great once I had it. When I wanted a bigger screen, what I really wanted was my ipad or laptop - not just an extra inch or two of screen real estate. Needless to say, I quickly came back to Apple (for both phone size and iOS).

    It's a shame they put premium features in the 6+ - personally I wouldn't want a phone that big again.
     
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    Nothing if you have half a brain.
     

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