When Apple debuted the A8 processor that would be used in its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, it appears the company decided to omit one big detail: the chip, according to a new discovery by the developers behind the app WALTR. Using that app, they found that it was possible to load 4K videos onto an iPhone 6. Not only that, but the device managed to play it back without any issues.
Of course, there’s not much of a reason to actually load such high-res video onto an iOS device at this time. Neither iPhone 6 has a high enough resolution to actually display the full quality image, and the files are so huge that it would be impractical to keep them stored on the phone without any discernible quality increase.
Still, if you’d like to put some 4K video onto your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you can use the free WALTR app to do just that.
And more importantly, it shows that if Apple wanted to create a 4K Apple TV, it could. Easily.