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Kevin smith

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This might be a stupid question but given the iphone 6 plus screen is large will this adversely effect the CPU thus making the iphone 6 slightly faster? I do recall that something similar effected the IPad 3 the first retina iPad didn't have a significant speed boast as the the CPU needed to work harder.

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I can see this being a very minor issue, I don't think the resolution increase is big enough to make a substantial difference though.
 

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This is a useless thread.
I am going to own both, wife gets 6 due to she does not want the big phone and I get the 6+.
There is going to be no noticeable difference at all, I don't care what the tests say it may be if anything at all 1-2% difference, and that is NOTHING WE WILL SEE or feel.
 

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Let's hope not. I'm sure apple designed the new chips to power though the needs of the interface. Now, the real question is what about games? I'm not a gamer so I don't worry too much, but it is possible that a game which really pushes the silicon could result in slower (slightly slower for sure) performance due to the larger number of pixels it needs to push around.

I remember that the Retina mini was clocked slightly slower than the Air last year since it was smaller and didn't have a much metal to help with cooling. It could be that the 6+ will be clocked a bit higher than the 6 for the same reason, but we don't know for sure until the devices hit the street.
 

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I heard that there is no difference in CPU performance between the two. The battery life however, is going to be better with the Plus.
 

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I've got the iPhone 6 and the signal is much better than the iPhone 5s, the iPhone 6 holds on to 3g and 4g much better than iPhone 5s,
 

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It is not a useless thread at all. I own a 6 plus and personally overwhelmed with how fast it is. Battery way is far better than my iPhone 5. It is too early for other comparisons
 

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iPhone 6+ is way to big for one handed operation, unless you have hands like a gorilla,
 

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I don't consider myself to have small hands and I've had to relearn how to use one handed operation with the 6 Plus. I would say it's on the verge of being a two hand device for the most part. The battery life on the 6 Plus is WAY better than that of the old 4s that I had.
 

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