What’s the Difference between iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

What’s the Difference between iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

After months of intense speculation and conjecture, Apple has finally unveiled the iPhone 6s and the larger iPhone 6s Plus. Although the overall design of both the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus closely resembles the existing iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, a raft of new changes and features has been launched with these new iPhones.

As you can see that both the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus share the same features such as 3D Touch, Live Photos and 4K video recording. What about the differences between them? Let’s make a brief comparison between the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus and find out the key differences.

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Key Similarities

  • Same color variations: Space Gray, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold
  • Same Three storage capacities: 16, 64 and 128 GB
  • Both come with a Retina HD display with integrated 3D Touch technology
  • New camera features: Live Photos, 4K video recording

Key differences:


  • The iPhone 6s: 4.7-inch Retina HD display, 1334 x 750 pixels, 326 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • The iPhone 6s Plus: 5.5-inch Retina HS display, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 pixels per inch (ppi)

Weight and Dimensions

  • iPhone 6s: 138.3 x 67.1 x7.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28in) and 143g (5.040z)
  • iPhone 6s Plus: 2 x 77.9 x 7.3mm (6.23 x 3.07 x 0,29in) and 192g (6.77oz)


  • Both iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus feature the same 12-megapixel iSight camera but the iPhone 6s Plus includes optical image stabilization for both photos and video, while the iPhone 6s does not.

 Power and Battery

  • The iPhone 6s Plus’s battery life last longer than the iPhone 6s when it comes to talk time, internet use, HD videos playback, audio play back and standby time. For example, the iPhone 6s offers 24 hours of talk time while the iPhone 6s only offers 14 hours.
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