As Expected Apple Unveils iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus

The Apple iPhone 6S will be available in silver, gold, rose gold and space grey. The Apple 6S Plus returns with a 5.5-inch display. Both boast a new glass that’s “incredibly durable,” says Schiller. Apple confirms 3D Touch, a new way to interact with the phone. It’s pressure sensitive, so it will read your inputs based on how hard or soft you press on the screen.

* they will have the A9 chip. It’s 70% faster at computer processing tasks and 90% faster for graphics processing

* On Maps, users can peek in to quickly get directions or perform other tasks.

* Navigating across apps is simpler, too, says Federighi. Applying a little force on Touch pulls up other apps quickly, similar to the double tap on the Home button.

* Sensors on the screen react to how hard the user presses. For example, in Messages, a subtle press brings up a preview of the message, while a deeper push down pulls up the full message. There are also shortcuts users can pull up for every day tasks.

* 3D Touch Demo. Starting with Mail, Federighi uses a mini-tap to take a quick look at a message. Flicking up quickly moves to actions such as Reply or Forward, or swipe left or right for additional actions. If there’s a time involved, users tap to quickly view the Calendar. For flight times, a subtle tap quickly pulls up the itinerary.

* The phones will continue to run the M9 coprocessor. It also boasts a second-generation Touch ID fingerprint sensor, to run twice as fast. The camera receives an overhaul to 12 megapixels. Schiller says that’s 50% more pixels than before.

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus during a Special Event at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium September 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Stephen Lam, Getty Images

SOURCES -USA Today, Apple