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iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6s Plus Spec Shootout – Battle for supremecy

by Todd Haselton | September 9, 2015September 9, 2015 1:38 pm PDT

Apple’s newest iPhones have been announced and like last year we have two sizes in the form of the iPhone 6s and the 6s Plus. Other than size what else is different? Last year Apple announced the 6 and Plus varied when it came to camera technology, will the iPhone 6s Plus offer OIS while the iPhone 6s leaves this feature out?

Here’s a quick run down of the spec to spec comparison of the iPhone 6s vs the iPhone 6s Plus.

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Apple - iPhone 6s Apple - iPhone 6s Plus
Display Size 4.7-inch, 750 x 1334 pixel display (326 ppi) 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixel display (401 ppi)
Resolution X 750 1080
Resolution Y 1334 1920
Display Type Retina HD Retina HD
Operating System iOS 9 (at launch) iOS 9 (at launch)
Processor A9 chip with 64-bit architecture A9 chip with 64-bit architecture
RAM 2GB 2GB
Storage
  • 16GB
  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 16GB
  • 64GB
  • 128GB
External Storage No No
Main Camera (Back) 12MP iSight camera with 1.22µ pixels 12MP iSight camera with 1.22µ pixels
Secondary Camera (Front) 5MP 5MP
Networks
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (CDMA models only)
  • GSM/EDGE
  • LTE
  • TD-LTE
  • TG-SCDMA
  • UMTS/HSPA+
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (CDMA models only)
  • GSM/EDGE
  • LTE
  • TD-LTE
  • TG-SCDMA
  • UMTS/HSPA+
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth 4.2
Battery 1715mAh 2750mAh
NFC Yes Yes
Connectivity
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Lightning port
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Lightning port
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Barometer
  • Gyro
  • Proximity
  • Touch ID
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Barometer
  • Gyro
  • Proximity
  • Touch ID
GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Digital compass
  • GLONASS
  • A-GPS
  • Digital compass
  • GLONASS
Height 5.44 inches (13.82 cm) 6.23 inches (15.82 cm)
Width 2.64 inches (67.1 mm) 3.07 inches (78.0 mm)
Depth 0.28 inches (7.1 mm) 0.29 inches (7.4 mm)
Weight 5.04 oz (143 g) 6.77 oz (192 g)
Colors Gold, Gray, Rose, Silver Gold, Gray, Rose, Silver
Supported Audio Formats AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
Supported Video Formats H.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format H.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
Other Features
  • Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
  • Wi‑Fi calling
  • Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
  • Wi‑Fi calling
In The Box N/A N/A

Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...

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