Monday, May 25, 2015

Quick Hands-on Review : iPhone 6 & iPad Air 2 - Thy Elite Gadgets!

The Apple iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2 were introduced in October 2014 with great fan following across the globe like always.

iPhone and iPad are always considered to be the elite gadgets among the apple fan boys. With each subsequent release, the popularity of the iDevices just keeps on increasing among the masses.

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Let’s take a quick closer look at the iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2. The iPhone 6 retails for Rs. 45,000 in Indian market (16 GB variant). It comes in three colors – Gold, Silver and Grey. iPhone is available in 16,32, 64 and 128 GB variants with varying prices. The most selling model is the iPhone 6 Gold 16 GB variant. iPhone 6 as ever is beautiful, premium and classy phone. Its build quality is amazing and puts many other phones to shame. The bezels and the surface looks awesome. 

With unibody design, the Phone is light and overall feel truly belongs to the elite category. Screen is brilliant and offers amazing and crisp image quality. Touch response is feather smooth. The A8 64 bit architecture based 1.4 GHz processor makes the iPhone 6 scream performance. The iPhone 6 is loaded with latest iOS 8.3 operating system. 

Both front and back camera quality is brilliant and class apart from rest of the league of phones. Earphones supplied with the phones are of stupendous quality. Battery life is good – easily lasts for a day. Call quality is impressive. iPhone along with all these features comes loaded with security facilities like fingerprint lock screen, accelerometer, compass, light sensor, iSight camera, proximity sensor etc. All in all iPhone 6 – 16 GB is a phone worth buying for! 

iPad Air 2 was also introduced in October 2014 along with iPhone 6 series and received overwhelming response. In premium tablet segment nothing comes closer to an iPad. If you have budget and looking for a new tablet to fulfill your movies, skype calling, ebook reading and similar needs then an iPad is the best bet. iPad Air 2 comes in various variants including the 16 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB models and comes in grey, gold and silver colors. Capacity wise at least 32 GB model is recommended for a tablet for housing good collection of movies, songs, ebooks etc. 


iPad Air 2 is powered by A8X Chip with M8 Motion Co-processor, 128 GB internal storage, iOS 8 operating system. It features 8 MP primary camera and 1.2 MP secondary camera that offers brilliant picture quality. The build quality is brilliant – the tablet is amazingly premium in feel. The 9.7 inch retina display makes watching movies, pictures and reading books on it a viewing pleasurable experience. Performance wise iPad Air 2 is amazingly fast. 

iPad Air 2 128 GB is Wifi + Cellular enabled. All other iOS features likewise iPhone are inherited in iPad. iTunes, iBooks,  touch ID, fingerprint sensor etc all features are there. Battery capacity is sufficiently good enough for user’s needs. For a premium tablet user – iPad Air 2 ticks most of the right boxes!