Apple iPhone 6s Plus was introduced in 2015 along with its smaller sibling 6s. A worthy upgrade over the iPhone 6 Plus, the 6s Plus is loaded with Apple’s top tier hardware of that time. It not gave the 6s Plus a enhanced performance capabilities but also brought in a host of intuitive functionality. On the software front the iPhone 6s Plus was introduced with iOS 9 out of the box with upgradability to iOS 10.2 and further. The 6s Plus also features a newly improved camera setup on both sides.
|5.5 Inch IPS LCD Display (401 ppi) with Ion-Strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating||Dual Core 1.84 GHz Apple A9 APL1022||2GB||16GB internal||
Front Camera: 5MP
|Non-Removable 2750 mAh||White, Gold, Grey, Rose Gold|
Design and Construction
|Dimensions (Inches)||6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29|
|Colour Options||White, Gold, Grey, Rose Gold|
|Screen Size||5.5 Inches|
|Screen to body ratio (%)||67.51%|
|Screen Type||IPS LCD|
|Pixel Density||401 ppi|
|Screen Protection||Ion-Strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating|
|System on Chip||Apple A9 APL1022|
|CPU||Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister|
|GPU||PowerVR GT7600 (six-core graphics)|
|Internal memory||16 GB|
|Expandable Memory Slot||Dedicated MicroSD|
|No. of SIMS||1|
|Sim 1 Type||Nano SIM|
|No of sensors||1|
|Autofocus type||Phase Detection|
|Flash details||Dual LED|
|Video Resolution||2160 x 3840|
|No of sensors||1|
|Os version||iOS v9|
|Talk Time||24 hours|
|Standby Time||384 hours|
|Music Play time||80 hours|
|Video Play Time||14 hours|
|Internet use 3g||12 hours|
|Internet use LTE||12 hours|
|Internet use wi-fi||12 hours|
|Fast Charging||No hours|
|Wi-Fi||802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz|
|Music formats||MP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF, Apple Lossless|
|Video formats||MP4, H.264|
|GSM||1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz|
|UMTS||1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz|
|LTE (FDD)||2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 850(band 27) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30)|
|LTE (TDD)||2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)|
On the first few glances, the 6s Plus and the 6 Plus are identical but if you look closer, the dimensions as well as the weight of the former are tad different. The difference in the dimension is not substantial though with only 0.1 – 0.2 difference in the mm numbers. The new hardware also adds 20gms to the weight.
The display unit comprises of a 5.5-inch LED-backlit widescreen with IPS technology and Taptic Engine. It is Apple’s next‑generation Multi‑Touch Retina HD display with 3D Touch. This full HD unit features a pixel density of 401ppi. Alike the other latest iPhone lot the 6s Plus also gets Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on the screen.
The iPhone 6s Plus is available in four colour options – Space Grey, Silver, Gold, and Rose Gold.
The iPhone 6s Plus sports a pressure sensitive 3D touch display that makes the UI more intuitive. This new tech senses how deeply users press the display and provides more useful options, especially in creativity apps. Speaking of the camera, on the front is a 5MP Facetime camera with Retina Flash and f/2.2 Aperture. It is capable of recording 720p videos and can do Auto HDR for photos and videos.
At the rear is a 12MP camera with ƒ/2.2 aperture and a five-element lens. The 6s Plus also benefits from Optical image stabilization, Autofocus with Focus Pixels and True tone flash. Other notable features of this camera include – 5x digital zoom, Hybrid IR filter, Backside illumination sensor, and a Sapphire crystal lens cover for protection.
Apple iPhone 6s Plus gets 64bit A9 processor under its hood with embedded M9 motion co-processor. The smartphone is available in two storage options – 32GB and 128GB.
The Apple iPhone 6s Plus comes pre-loaded with iOS 10. This version of iOS is optimised for 3D touch functionality.