The iPhone 6 is now a classic cell phone: Apple added it to the ‘old’ list

The iPhone 6 hit the market in 2014 and was discontinued in 2019.


Apple has added the iPhone 6 to its list of “classic” cell phones.

The iPhone family hit the market in 2014, eight years ago, and was discontinued in 2019.

The classic family

The i Phone 6 hit the market in September 2014 with the iOS 8 operating system and had the great particularity of maintaining a larger screen than its previous versions.

The iPhone 6 Plus was already considered vintage because it was taken out of circulation before the standard model. According to Apple, a product is added to the vintage list when the company stops distributing it for sale more than 5 and less than 7 years ago.

But it’s not all bad news: Apple still provides security patches for these devices, specifically for the iOS 12 operating system, which is the maximum they can count on. iOS 13 does require an iPhone model greater than 6s.

The first generation of the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar also accompany the iPhone 6 in the classic list.

iPhone 6: a giant of its time

The iPhone 6 came in two models: the standard and the Plus. The first had a 4.7-inch screen with a resolution of 1334 x 750, while the second had a 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080.

In addition to being thinner, they also improved their cameras with 8MP. Its A8 chip and its 1GB of RAM worked great, becoming the favorite of many users for those years.

To sample, a button: actor Chris Evans said goodbye with an emotional letter from his iPhone 6s that accompanied him for years . “I won’t miss the battles every night trying to get you to shit or your clumpy photos or your untimely battery drops from 100% to 15% to die completely in minutes”, he also explained sarcastically.