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This fall, a lot of new cool products will be hitting the shelves. Apple introduced two new iPhones and a smartwatch. Motorola finally released their smartwatch, Moto 360, Samsung introduced two new phones, the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Edge.  There are still more products to be announced in the  upcoming weeks.

iphone 6

It has a bigger screen, 4.7 inches diagonally compared to the 4 inch display on the iPhone 5s. It has a new design, skinnier than the iPhone 5s. The iPhone 5s is 7.6mm thick and the new iPhone is 6.9 mm. It has a new display: Retina HD, 1334×750 resolution at 326 ppi.  It has NFC technology and better battery life. NFC allows you to use your phone to pay for items in the store and transfer data with other phones. It also has a new processor A8 and M8 chip, which is 13 percent smaller, 25 percent faster, and 50 percent more efficient and faster graphics than its A7 predecessor, and includes an improved camera. It comes in three colors: gold, space grey and silver. It will be in stores on September 19 and will start at $200 with a 2-year contract.

iPhone 6 Plus

It is a phablet, a 5.5 inch screen phone. It has a new design, skinnier than the iPhone 5s. The iPhone 5s is 7.6mm thick and the new iPhone, iPhone 6 plus is 7.1 mm. It also has a new display: retina HD 1920×1080 resolution at 401 ppi. It also has NFC technology and better battery life along with the new processor. It comes in the same colors as the iPhone 6 and will be in stores on September 19 and start at $300 with a 2-year contract.

Apple watch

Apple-Watch.jpgComing in two different rectangular display sizes, 1.3 inch and 1.5 inch or two different round sizes, the watch will allow you to connect your iPhone, provided it’s an iPhone 5 at least. The bluetooth connection will work with maps, twitter, phone calls, text messages and many other things. There are a lot of different styles to choose. It comes in six different colors: stainless steel, silver aluminum, 18-karat yellow gold, 18 karat rose gold, space grey aluminum, and space black stainless steel. Coming in early 2015, it will start at $350.

Moto 360

The Moto 360 is a smart watch with a 1.56-inch-diameter round display at a 320×290 resolution. You can connect the watch with your Android device, via bluetooth, to send text messages, look up traffic, work with twitter and many other things. It comes in leather or stainless steel, black or grey, and will start at $250.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

03bits-samsung-double-tmagArticle.jpg It has a 5.7 inch screen and a super amoled display at 2,560×1,440 and includes a new S pen, 16-megapixel camera, 3.7 megapixel front-facing camera and has 3 GB of ram and a 3220 mAh battery, which allows faster charging. It is equipped with Fingerprint, heart-rate monitor, a UV sensor, and 32GB built storage. It will be available in October.

Samsung Galaxy Edge

It has a 5.6 inch screen and a super amoled flexible display at 1440×2560 pixels. The 16-megapixel OIS camera, a 3.7 megapixel front facing camera, and a 3 GB RAM work off the 3000 mAh battery, allowing the phone to go from zero-50 percent in 30 minutes. It has 64 GB built in storage and a Fingerprint sensor. It will be available in October.

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