Apple’s Tim Cook introduced two new iPhones on Tuesday, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The company also launched Apple Pay, a new one-touch payments system built into the new phones, and the long-anticipated Apple Watch.
Key takeaways so far:
iPhone 6, and 6 Plus:
- The two phones have 4.7 inch, and 5.5 inch screens,and are 6.9, and 7.1 millimeters thick, respectively.
- Both have substantially longer battery life than previous iterations.
- In an expansion, the two phones will support 200 LTE carriers worldwide.
- Prices start at $199 for iPhone 6, and $299 for the iPhone 6 Plus.
- The phones are available September 19 in the U.S.
- The Apple Watch, the company’s first wearable, features an extraordinarily thin screen, and contains a multitude of apps related to health, time and weather, navigated by a slide-scroll on the side of the device.
- An iPhone is needed for watch to function.
- Apple Pay is a mobile payment system that turns the iPhone into a one-touch payment system