The new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus don’t look any different, but new features like a 3-D touch, stronger glass, and 12 megapixel cameras set them apart from previous generations. “I really think people are better than that and so far that’s what I’ve experienced”, Lempesis said.
For comparison, the iPhone 6 Plus bent in just a couple seconds in the original bend test video.
Apple is also offering a leasing plan of its own this year.
“The problem Apple had with the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s was that consumers moved on in terms of screen size”, Entner said, noting only the faithful continued purchasing iPhones when larger Android phones from Samsung and other brands came to market.
Apple’s latest model hits shelves Friday and the revamped device boasts more tweaks than meet the eye. Cold and wet weather could not stop iOS loyalists from flocking Apple stores early Friday morning, to get a hand on their favorite device. The new iPhone models boast a new 3D touch technology, which responds based on how much pressure the user puts on the screen, as well as a more powerful camera. At 8:00 a.m. on the East Coast, the brand new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus became officially available for purchase in the United States.
If you don’t have an iPhone 6 to trade in, you can avail yourself of Sprint’s $15 per month promo for the 16GB iPhone 6s when you trade in your existing fully-functional smartphone.
While the launch of a new iPhone is always an important event for the company, this event is especially significant as it will determine whether the iPhone still has enough strength to attract customers.
“The excitement is just as high in our office here and in our store big time”, said Mike Scott, AT&T Kansas president. The iPhone 6S is thought to have easily beaten the iPhone 6 in terms of initial pre-orders. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) however hopes to get it right this time with the launch of the new iPad Pro.