The iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus were also announced today at Apple. Although the iPhone 6S bear a striking similarity to last year's iPhone 6, some big changes were made to this year's model.
The biggest of them being the new 12MP iSight camera which makes a departure from the usual 8MP camera that Apple has been using in its phones since the iPhone 4. The front camera also got upgraded to 5MP for better selfies. The camera of the IPhone 6S is now capable of recording 4K videos. The cameras will also be able to capture "Live Photos" which is basically been able to capture Photos with sounds embedded in the photo.
Other improvements includes the 3D Touch feature which allows the iPhone to detect varying pressure while interacting with the iPhone. The 3D Touch could be used to initiate different actions based on the amount of pressure applied e.g like laughing the selfie camera instead the main camera with heavy touch. Also the processor got upgraded to the A9 from the A8. The A9 processor also features an embedded M9 motion coprocessor. And the RAM gets a boost to 2GB.
The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus will come in gold, rose gold, space gray and silver options. As for pricing, the IPhone 6S would start at $199 (16GB), $299 (32GB), $399 (64GB) and $499 (128GB) on contract. The iPhone 6S Plus would start at $299 (16GB), $399 (32GB), $499 (64GB) and $599 (128GB) on contract. The IPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus would start at $649 and $749 unlocked for the Base 16GB versions. Preorders will start on the 12th of September and availability at stores will begin on the 25th of September.