Apple iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6 – What’s different?

    With the launch of the iPhone 6s, its predecessor the iPhone 6 will be becoming old and outdated. The iPhone 6S is said to be available for pre-orders as early as September 12th and will be available in stores from September 25th. If you are planning to purchase an iPhone and were waiting for the iPhone 6s to arrive to take a decision, check out the specs one on one displayed in the table along with the comparison between the two.

    The most obvious upgrades which can be seen are the improvement in the processor, camera and the 4K video recording feature along with 3D Touch feature included into the Display. So before you decide on which model to purchase check this comparison to get to a conclusion whether to shell out some extra bucks and go for the latest iPhone 6s or stick to the old iPhone 6 model.

    Check Apple iPhone 6s Specs | Apple iPhone 6s Plus Specs

    iPhone 6sThe display size and resolution are maintained in the iPhone 6s as it was in the iPhone 6. There is the inclusion of the 3D touch feature in the new iPhone 6s which was not present in the iPhone 6. Apart from the 3D touch there is not much difference in the iPhone 6s compared to the iPhone 6.

    The processor is the latest A9 chip with M9 Motion coprocessor which is always on to check for the movement of the device. The iPhone 6s is surely more powerful with the A9 processor being 70% faster in overall performance and 90% faster in graphics department in comparison to the A8 processor of the iPhone 6.

    The camera assembly in the iPhone 6s has been upgraded to a 12 MP iSight rear camera with 1.22µ pixels and 5MP front facing camera in comparison to the 8 MP iSight rear camera with 1.5µ pixels and 1.2MP front-facing camera in the iPhone 6 which was also called the best smartphone camera and with the upgrade we just can’t wait to get our hands on the iPhone 6s to check out the camera. The new iPhone now supports 4K video recording with its new improved camera and is capable of capturing 63-megapixel Panorama pictures.

    FeaturesApple iPhone 6sApple iPhone 6
    Display:4.7-inch display having resolution of 1334 x 750 pixelwith pixel density of 326 ppi4.7-inch display having resolution of 1334 x 750 pixelwith pixel density of 326 ppi
    Dimensions5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches
    Processor64-bit A9 chip Soc64-bit A8 chip Soc
    RAM and Storage SpaceN/A1GB RAM with 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variants
    Camera12 MP iSight rear camera with 1.22µ pixels and 5MP front facing camera8 MP iSight rear camera with 1.5µ pixels and 1.2MP front facing camera
    Operating SystemiOS9 at launchiOS 8 at launch upgradable to iOS 9
    Battery1810 mAh Li-Po battery
    Additional features3D Touch

    Apart from these there is not much of a difference between the new and older version of iPhone 6. If you are looking a better camera and better processor and are willing to shell out the extra bucks for these features you should be getting ready to check availability and pre-order the iPhone 6s.

    Varun Pandula
    Varun Pandula
    He is enthusiastic about gadgets, smartphones and wearable's and the love for reading will be seen in his posts covering upcoming and latest launches in tech world.

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