Kelly’s robot helper was one of hundreds in line for a new phone in Sydney, despite wet and windy weather. It makes a world of difference from its predecessor with an A9 processor, 2GB of RAM, 4k video recording capabilities and something new called 3D Touch.
The teardown also reveals the much-rumored smaller battery, coming in at 1715 mAh versus the previous 1810 mAh found on the iPhone 6.
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If you can’t wait until things calm down a bit, Apple usually lets you reserve an iPhone to buy in-store, but it’s now stopped accepting them for today. “That’s a better option than those lease plans offered by other companies, which can include surprise balloon payments just 18 months into your agreement, or ask you to turn over your phone without getting anything for it”, a spokesperson claimed.
But one of the people in line wasn’t in line at all.
She replied “16GB? No”, saying “I’m sick of that window”, referring to the alert you get in iOS (the iPhone’s operating system) telling you that the storage is full in your iPhone.
A woman from Turkey talked about why she had slept outside the store all night for the new phone. Force Touch, most notably, allows users to perform different actions based on how hard they press down on the iPhone’s display.
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“The rumors are true – the battery capacity is down a bit, and we suspect the reduced battery size is to accommodate the Taptic Engine”, fix firm iFixit, which opened up an iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, said on its website. If you have an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you can trade it in for an iPhone 6s for only $5 monthly or an iPhone 6s Plus for only $10 monthly – both under a JUMP!