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Apple iPhone 6 Gadget Review

Apple iPhone 6 Gadget Review

iPhone 6 – Large Screens/New iPad-Style Design

Two new iPhones had been launched by Apple, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 together with the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus in September 2014.  The two fresh entries featured larger screens with a totally new iPad-style design together with ultra-thin body with rounded corners.

They provided faster processors, with improved cameras as well as NFC for the Apple Pay payment system for Apple.  The iPhone 6 as well as 6Plus initially had Gold, Silver and Space Gray with the capacities of 16, 64 and 128 GB and was priced at $199 on contract or $648 minus the contract.

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The iPhone 6 Plus at the start was priced at $299 on contract or $749 minus the contract.  Apple had reduced the prices on the older iPhone  and 6 Plus models by $100 on release of the gadget iphone 6s and 6s Plus in September 2015 and had removed Gold colour choice.

The only colour options were Silver and Space Gray.  Though the two models tend to contain the same 64-bit A8 chip together with similar design, there seems to be some variation between the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.  The iPhone 6 tends to measure 6.9mm, while the iPhone 6 Plus seems to be a bit thicker at 7.1mm.

Three Main Distinguishing Aspects of iPhone 6

Besides this it is also said to have three main distinguishing aspects namely optical image stabilization for the camera, a longer battery life together with an iPad-style landscape mode which exhibits more content on the screen.

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The gadget iphone 6 Plus though, tends to have optical image stabilization, the two phones have some main camera improvements by way of sensor upgrades, enhanced tone mapping, better noise reduction together with new `Focus Pixel’ technology that tends to increase the ability of selecting autofocus points of the phone.

With regards to video, a new 240dpa alo-mo option together with help in shooting in1080p at 60fps is made available. Upgrading of the front-facing camera was also done with an f/2.2 opening which enables in more light as well as new burst mode capabilities.

The phones are said to have a striking `Retina HD Display’ wherein the iPhone 6 features a resolution of 1334 x 750 (326 ppi) while the iPhone 6 Plus features a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (401 ppi).

Home Button Gesture – `Reachability’

In terms of design, the phones further resembles the iPad as well as the iPod touch than the iPhone 5s and tend to have soft and rounded corners together with a curved glass screen which blends with ease in the thin metal body of the device.

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Towards the left area of the devices the volume button are pill-shaped and the power button is placed towards the right area of the device for easy one-handed usage. To make the device easier for one handed use, Apple had also added a double tap and not press, home button gesture known as `Reachability’ that tends to move items from the top of the screen towards the bottom for quick access.

The gadget iphone  and the 6 Plus are both sold online and its retail stores by Apple as well as through carrier partners together with the other resellers in most of the countries across the globe.

 

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Apple iPhone 5s Gadget Review

Apple iPhone 5s Gadget Review

Apple iPhone 5s – Packed with Internal Storage – 16GB

The iPhone 5s smartphone of Apple had been released in September 2013 which comes with a 4.00-inch touchscreen display together with a resolution of 640 pixels by1136 pixels at a ppi of 326 pixels an inch.  In India the iPhone had started at a price of Rs.17.599.  The gadget iphone 5s is said to be powered by 1.4GHx dual-core Apple A7 – 65-bit ARMv8, process and features a 1GB of RAM.

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It is packed with internal storage of 16GB and cannot be extended.  With regards to the camera, the Apple iPhone 5w has a 9-megapixel main camera towards the rear together with a 1.2-megapixel front shooter for the purpose of selfie.

It runs iOS 7 powered by a 1570mAh non detachable battery and measures 123.80 height x 58.60 width x 7.60 thickness, weighing 112 grams.

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The iPhone 5s is said to be a sole SIM (GSM) smartphone which receives a NAO-SIM connectivity choices comprising of Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi 3G as well as 4G with provision for Band 50 utilised by a few Indian LTE networks. On the phone, the sensors contain Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor together with Gyroscope.

Signified Peak of iPhone 5s Design

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus the 2014 models, had been successful, the iPhone 5s had just made an entry and though the newer handset had been a success, the gadget iphone 5s still stood a better option if one preferred an outstanding Apple handset.

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Initially, when the iPhone 5s was released, it seemed like the iPhone 5 though it lived further beneath the hood. The iPhone 5s had been an expensive smartphone and even on monthly plan the price had dropped as the device seemed to get older.

The iPhone 5s signified the peak of a particular iPhone design for Apple before it was designed to be much thinner and more rounded with the iPhone 6 and it became difficult to identify the 5s from its forerunners, the iPhone 5. The new colours which had been hosted with the 5s comprising of champagne and space grey are said to be a bit odd though promises to show up the abrasions less obviously.

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However, it’s inspiring to feel the iPhone 5s in your hand with its low weight of 112 g together with the dimension of 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6mm.  It tends to have the too-light feeling which the premium metal finish is by some means reduced through the lack of weight though the same is far from being low-priced.

Accessories – Apple EarPods

The iPhone 5s in comparison to the Galaxy S5 or LG G3 is far ahead in terms to design though less so when compared to the HTC One M9 or One Mini 2 that have reiterated the aluminium-clad trick.  The Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S6 Edge showed that Samsung had got back its mojo design and considering the design of the two handsets, the iPhone 5s was excellent.

The gadget iphone accessories in the form of earphones, known as Apple EarPods are included with the iPhone 5s wherein the design as per the technology commentators is focused in enhancing the sound quality by enabling the air to pass freely in and out. According to Apple, the design of the earphones permits to `rival high-end headphone which tends to cost extra hundreds of dollars’.

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Apple iPhone 5c Gadget Review

Apple iPhone 5c Gadget Review

Apple iPhone 5c – Mid-Range Model

In 2012, after Apple had launched the iPhone 5, there had been calls for the company to begin speculating on offering low cost variety of the iPhone.  Apple watcher together with analyst had recommended that Apple would require inexpensive iPhone if it intends to continue gaining market shares when smartphone ownership was reaching saturation.

Apple reacted by stating that a cheaper iPhone would not be the future of its products. However, the idea that Apple would be launching an inexpensive iPhone took shape and when Apple unveiled the iPhone 5c together with the iPhone 5c; the expected displeasure when it eventually emerged was just £80 less than the equivalent iPhone 5s.

On September 10, 2013, Apple had unveiled the iPhone 5c, together with the iPhone 5S at the time of a media event at Cupertino headquarters.  So the iPhone 5S had become the new flagship of the iPhone range whereas the iPhone 5C was created as a mid-range model and the iPhone 4S continued production had become the entry level model of the series.  The gadget iphone 5c, marketed with a stylized lowercase `c’ as iPhone 5c is said to be a smartphone which had been designed as well as marketed by Apple Inc.

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iPhone 5c with Identical Hardware Specifications

The smartphone had been part of the iPhone series, released on September 20, 2013.  The iPhone 5c is an alternative of the iPhone 5, having identical hardware specifications though a hard coated polycarbonate shell rather than that of aluminium of the original iPhone 5.

The iPhone 5c comes in several colour choices and is shipped with iOS 7. In comparison to the 5S, the iPhone 5c was marketed at a discounted price point unlike the earlier practice of lowering the price of the previous model on release of a fresh version and the iPhone 5 had been discontinued and replaced by the 5c.

The 16 and 32 GB gadget iphone 5c models were replaced by the 8 GB on September 9, 2014 with the announcement of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The 8 GB variety was then discontinued on September 9, 2015 on the announcement of the iPhone 6S.  The iPhone 5c was said to be the long-anticipated inexpensive iPhone or cheap iPhone.

But it rivalled with the other mid-range devices that had been positioned below the flagship phone such as the HTC One Mini and Moto X.  Taking into consideration the premium pricing tendencies of Apple, initially the iPhone 5c had been sold at prices like the other high-end flagship devices that had been released in early 2013.

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Internal Storage of 16 GB/ No Expansion

Like the Samsung galaxy S4 and HTC One and as its earlier iPhones, it had not competed in the feature phone fragment or the unsubsidized/prepaid classification.  It had received discounts for being on the market for six months.

The iPhone 5c smartphone features a 4.00 inch-touch screen display having a resolution of 640 pixels by 1136 pixels an inch.  It is powered by 1.3GHz dual-core Apple A6 processor and has a 1GB of RAM. The gadget iphone is packed with an internal storage of 16GB which does not have the potential of expansion.  With regards to the camera, the iPhone 5c of Apple comes with an 8 megapixel primary camera towards the rear together with a 1.2 megapixel front shooter for selfies and runs iOS7.

It is powered by a 1507mAh non detachable battery measuring 124.40 height x 59.20 width x 8.97 thickness and tends to weigh 132 grams.According to Apple, the iPhone is said to be a colourful low-budget and plasticiPhone.  The price of the iPhone 5c since its launch has been dropping considerably and now the iPhone 5c is available between £108.99 and £199.99 for 16 and 32 GB storage capacities.

But now with the discontinuation of the iPhone 5c, the prices tend to reflect a seller renewed price that is not the same as a brand new phone.

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Crafted from Single Plastic

The plastic back of the iPhone 5c is said to be a big disappearance from the steel, aluminium and glass substance which Apple had utilised since the iPhone 4.

The 3GS of the phone had a plastic back and it was like going back.The iPhone has all the trademarks of the thorough consideration to details.  It has been crafted from a single piece of plastic and one will not find a single seam or join in the unibody- type design.

An advantage of the plastic construction is that the edges tend to be smooth and curved unlike the iPhone 5s and 4s which by contrast  seems a less comfortable in the hand. The Apple iPhone 5c is said to be a sole SIM (GSM)which tends to receive a Nano-SIM with connectivity choices comprising of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3G and 4G with the assistance for Band 50 utilised by some of the Indian LTE network while the sensors on the phone features Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and ambient light sensor.

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Sony Xperia L Gadget Review

Sony Xperia L Gadget Review

Sony Xperia L – Mid-Range Device

Sony Xperia L is said to be a stylish mid-range device which tends to stand out mostly with photographic abilities.In a world which is full of affordable Android devices, design is considered to be of vital importance.

The Sony Xperia L is considered to be an well-designed phone with evident inward curve together with amazing diffused LED light strip towards the bottom that tends to light up when the user has pending notifications.

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Apple iPhone 5 Gadget Review

Apple iPhone 5 Gadget Review

iPhone 5 – Thinner/Lighter

Consumers have been looking forward to the iPhone 5, since 2010 with overdue upgrades such as a bigger screen together with a faster 4G LTE.  The new design is good to look as well as to hold and is totally rebuilt and familiar. It tends to measure 123.8, high, 58.6 mm wide and 7.6 mm deep and rises higher than the iPhone 4S though not wider.

 

Moreover it is also 18% thinner and lighter by 20%.  Apple has claimed that it is both bigger and smaller.  The gadget iphone having a chassis carved from anodized 6000 series aluminium hardened Gorilla Glass towards the front together with insets of ceramic or pigmented glass towards the back area has been compared to be complimentary as well as absurd to accuracy extravagance time pieces.  The hardware buttons on the iPhone 5 are said to be placed out in a similar way as on the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4.

The On/Off (Sleep/Wake) button is towards the top area, the ring/silent button is placed to the left while the volume up(camera shutter) together with the volume down buttons are located below it.  Though the iPhone 4 Home button was not nearly tough to withstand long term usage, the iPhone 4S handled this issue with an improved support system.

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Home Button – Clickier

The Home button seems to be `clickier’ though more solid than before and the iPhone 5 tends to feel much better than the iPhone 4S. The gadget iphone 5 comes in two colours and this year these two colours have been two-toned.  There is black and slate and white and silver where the black is Darth Vader black and seems to disappear on a dark surface in low light.

The white on the other hand is Storm Trooper white with its crystalline diamond-cut chamfers brighter and shinier.  Though the blackout look of the anodized aluminium on the black and slate iPhone 5 is more outstanding, more colossal it tends to display marks, abrasions and scratches more readily than the bare aluminium of the white and silver model and none are resistant to those specific occurrences.

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The iPhone 5 is like the flat rounded rectangle of what the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 had been earlier.With the entry of the iPhone 5, Apple has for the first time changed the screen size as well as the characteristic ratio, making it taller and wider, bigger though not less thick.

Elongated Screen – Accommodate Five Rows of Four Apps

According to Apple the iPhone 5 is said to be double fast as the iPhone 4S and considering iOS devices, Apple does not mention in GHz or RAM and prefers bringing in experience to a spec fight though spec tends to drive the experience.

With regards to storage, it is not bigger or faster and tends to have the same 16GB 32GB and 65GB choices like earlier.  However everything else regarding the iPhone 5 seems faster which is due to the custom Apple A6.

The interface of the gadget iphone is the same with the app icons greeting in a grid having a dock or around four apps towards the bottom. Rather than a grid of four rows of four apps, the elongated screen tends to accommodate five rows of four apps. Additional apps could also be accommodated on the home screen though this is all as far as user interface innovation lies.  Added screen height would mean pop-up notification banners would be less intrusive at the top or beneath

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