1. MatthiasV's Avatar
    Now in my hands, I can say that iPhone 6 is single handedly the greatest smartphone to come out since the 1st iPhone.* Its perfect.*

    First off, the question EVERYONE asks "Is it too big"?* Answer: No.* I have medium sized hands and it fits like an extension of my hand.* Its like a lightsaber or magical wand or something.* Do I have to stretch one-handed?* Only when Im typing with one hand.* The rest of the one-handed features are just brilliant.* Ugly implementation, but brilliant.

    Next question: "Is it bulky in my pocket"?* Answer: Not at all.*I do not feel like Im lugging anything around.

    Just how fast is it?* OH, ITS FAST.* The biggest and most surprising is my Wifi AC connection.* I bought an Apple Airport Extreme AC Wifi Router a year ago in preparation of this day (seriously I did) and to be honest I wasnt expecting much - BUT FINALLY, the iPhone has caught up with Desktop surfing.* My biggest example is downloading apps from the app store and surfing the net.* Its lightning fast and never has it been this fast before.* I am shocked, and very VERY happy. Its so dang fast! Perhaps I feel this excited because Im coming from a 4S.* I suppose this day was 3 years in the making.

    Seriously, how beautiful is it?* iOS is hands down the best all around mobile OS ever, and iOS 8 being built for the iPhone 6, is a perfect marriage.* Have I noticed bugs?* Not really, no.* Everything works and works quick and perfect (so far).* The screen and iOS 8 is just gorgeous on this phone.* Because the screen is 5.5 inches, the display is perfect and you see a lot of it.*

    My favorite feature?* Right now its the iOS 8 usage on the 6 Plus vs. the other iPhones.*Its kinda like an iPad in some regards and I LOVE that.*The keyboard in landscape is AWESOME, because it has more dedicated buttons - no more clicking that 123 button.* The browser (Safari) is like the iPad browser in landscape. No matter where Im at, if Im in landscape, everything else is too.* So if I click the home button whilst surfing the net, my home screen is landscape.* Multi-tasking, landscape.* Email, like the iPad, landscape.* Messager, like the iPad, landscape.* I cant tell you how much I am enjoying that.

    Well it replace the iPad Mini?* Unfortunately I think so.* I say that with much regret. I LOVE MY MINI, but the 6 Plus is like an iPad Mini Mini.* Superior camera, nearly identical screen size when watching 6:9 movie, important apps are like the iPads, easier to tote around, can make calls natively with it, perfect screen yeah, I think itll replace the Mini.* I LOVE MY IPAD, but IF I get new one one day, itll be the full size version.* I guess I should phrase it like this, IF you have an iPad Mini and get a 6 Plus, you kinda have two iPad Minis.* Will the Mini die?* No.* Theres plenty of people that hate the iPhone and love and have the iPad (Mini).* Mine will now be less used, though.

    The cons?* Its quite slippery.*I use it with both hands, like an iPad, but when I do go one-handed it almost feels like it's designed to slip out of your hand.* Like holding a fish, or that tube water balloon toy thing we had as kids.* Remember that water balloon tube/worm/snake thing?* Now we all know that iPhones (phones in general) get a case.* After much reading and video watching over a weeks time, I opted for Apples leather case.* I hate cases hate them. I never had one on my 4S for 3 years and its fine. I used Apples bumper for a bit - but thats it.* Its survived rigorous usage and 2 kids.* Apples leather case is supposed to be really good and I have no issues with it so far.

    Final thoughts?*Finally I feel like I have a computer in my pocket.* I cant begin to tell you how much of a real statement that is and how important to me that is.*Due to work, I can be considered a "power user" of my iPhone.* I LIVE off of it now than ever, as me being mobile is more important now than ever.* I can stop lugging my Mac Book Air, iPad, and iPhone around in half of my mobile situations.* That itself is worth the upgrade - to have a computer in your pocket with seemingly desktop speeds.* Also, I LITERALLY feel like Im holding magic in my hands.* I remember feeling this way back in 2007 the 1st iPhones came out.*It was like a magic portal of information in your hands and its like that all over again.*
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    10-09-2014 11:25 AM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Thanks for sharing your review...
    10-09-2014 11:30 AM

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