Reaction to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been mixed, and many people have accused Apple of playing catch up with rivals such as Samsung and HTC, rather than innovating. Ron Amadeo came up with an infographic titled ‘Dear iPhone 6 users: Welcome to 2012’ that has gone viral, listing many of Apple’s latest features that have existed on the Nexus 4 Android phone for years. Fortunately, people have been more receptive of Apple Pay, the firm’s mobile wallet payment system. Continue reading to see how HTC reacted to Apple’s announcement yesterday.
Compared to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, the iPhone 6 Plus’s 5.5-inch screen doesn’t seem so spectacular anymore. Similarly, many Android devices have featured Apple’s NFC (near field communication) chips for swipe-payment since 2012, as well as keyboard apps, which will be new to Apple devices through iOS 8. Google launched its own mobile payment system back in 2011, similar to Apple Pay.