Initial iPhone 6 Thoughts

Here are some quick notes after playing with the iPhone 6 for 4-5 hours today. I’ve been using an iPhone 5 for about 22 months.

  • It’s big. I can’t imagine having the 6 Plus.
  • The feel of it in your hand is magical.
  • How did I ever get by without TouchID?
  • 240 fps slo-mo is going to be fun.
  • Saving a slo-mo video is a terrible experience if you want to be able to do something else with one.
  • The screen is beautiful.
  • My old iPhone 5 felt incredibly small after just 30 minutes setting up the 6.
  • It’s going to take some getting used to the power button being on the side.
  • Going back to a design with rounded corners feels so much better to hold.
  • Not sure I’ll ever use the home button double tap shortcut to get closer access to the top of the screen.
  • Fewer typing mistakes SwiftKey works even better with the bigger screen.
  • Noticeably faster than the 5.

Do you have a new iPhone? What do you think?