This is how today’s apps will look on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus’ larger screens

Whenever Apple launches a new gadget with a new screen size, iOS’ current apps have to be made to fit them. Sometimes, the resolution of an app only needs to be doubled, as was the case with the iPhone 4 and Retina displays. For the iPhone 5’s larger screen, developers had to do some work resizing their apps to make them taller. With the iPhone 6 (1334 x 750) and iPhone 6+ (1920 x 1080), Apple has cleverly kept the same 16:9 aspect ratio for its screen, which means current apps will automatically scale up to fit the device. “They just work,” said Apple’s Phil Schiller.

In scaling up, these apps won’t retain “Retina” pixel density, however, since Apple has upped each device’s resolution — so some apps might show some blurry edges…

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