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Apple iPhone 6 Plus teardown
On the outside, the iPhone 6 Plus looks like just a scaled up iPhone 6, but the internal hardware tells a slightly different story. The phones are very similar but far from identical.
In this Cracking Open gallery, I walk you through the process of disassembling the iPhone 6 Plus and give you a tour of the internal hardware. For a detailed analysis of the teardown, check out my article and video, Apple iPhone 6 Plus teardown reveals subtle differences from iPhone 6.
Cracking Open iPhone 6 Plus: Box contents
The iPhone 6 Plus has a brand new A8 processor, M8 motion coprocessor, improved iSight camera with optical image stabilization, and a higher-capacity battery. There are also several significant design changes inside the case. The iPhone 6 Plus is available with 16GB ($299), 64GB ($399), or 128GB ($499) of storage–prices include carrier subsidy usually based on a activating a new 2-year plan. The 6 Plus comes in three finishes–Space Gray (black), Silver (white), and Gold.
Cracking Open iPhone 6 Plus: Dimensions and weight
At 3.06 inches wide, 6.22 inches tall, 0.28 inches thick, and weighing 6.07 ounces, the iPhone 6 Plus borders on phablet territory.