Apple iPhone 6S Plus VS iPhone 7 Plus, which one to buy? It has always been a tradition from Apple to dish out another variant or an higher variant of a flagship device every year. As expected Apple launched the 6S Plus and the 7 Plus in the Year 2015 & 2016 respectively which is another update of the 6 and 7. These 2 devices has interesting features and they are a bit similar. But we want to know if the 6S Plus is worth the upgrade and we also want to find out which is stronger in terms of performance. Enjoy!!
Apple iPhone 6S Plus Vs iPhone 7 Plus: Design
Both devices are built with Metal and Aluminum Alloy. However, both smartphones are a bit identical. They both have curved sides and rounded corners. The only difference between these phones is the disappearance of the antenna lines which Apple didn’t make visible. They both have an excellent Touch ID/fingerprint scanner built in. The 6S Plus weighs 192g, while the 7 Plus weighs less at 188g.
Apple iPhone 6S Plus Vs iPhone 7 Plus: Display
The 6S Plus sports a tall 5.5-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels the screen has a pixel per inch density of 401. While, the 7 Plus sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen screen with 1080 x 1920 Pixels in resolution and 326ppi.
Apple iPhone 6S Plus Vs iPhone 7 Plus: Software and Hardware
The 6S Plus houses a Apple A9 chipset with a Dual-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.0GHz. The 6S Plus has 2GB RAM and 16GB/64GB/128GB storage space.
While the 7 Plus houses the Apple A10 Fusion chip Process chipset with an Quad-core processor clocking at 2.37GHz. In the RAM department, the 7 Plus has 3GB and 32GB/128GB/256GB storage space.
For the Software, the 6S Plus runs on the iOS 9 operating system. While the 7 Plus runs on the iOS 10 operating system.
Apple iPhone 6S Plus Vs iPhone 7 Plus: Camera
The 6S Plus has a rear camera setup of 12MP with a front/Selfie camera of 5 megapixels. While the 7 Plus has a camera set up of 12MP with a great front camera of 7MP with f/2.2 aperture.
Apple iPhone 6S Plus Vs iPhone 7 Plus: Battery
The 6S Plus is powered by a 2750mah Non-removable Li-Po battery but it doesn’t charge fast. While the 7 Plus is powered by a 1960mah Non-removable Li-lon battery with fast battery charging.
Apple iPhone 6S Plus Vs iPhone 7 Plus: Verdict
These 2 phones are very unique and powerful and they really offer a very solid performance. However, the 7 Plus is a more superior phone as it packs a sleek and new dual-lens camera setup, it has a faster chipset and also an improved storage option apart from that i don’t think there is really a need to upgrade the 6S Plus as its really a functional and durable device.
Apple iPhone 6S Plus Vs iPhone 7 Plus Specs Comparison
|Model||Apple iPhone 6S Plus||Apple iPhone 7 Plus|
|Announced||September, 2015||August, 2016|
|Released||September, 2015||September, 2016|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores||Available on Shopping stores|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network|| LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900),
3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700),
18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900),
26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300),
38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300),
41(2500) – A1634
| LTE band 800 / 850 /900 / 1800 /1900 / 2100 /2600 MHz
LTE : 700 MHz Class 13
LTE : 700 MHz Class 17, LTE : 1700 / 2100 MHz, LTE-TDD : 1900 MHz (B39), LTE-TDD : 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD : 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD : 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE : AWS (B4), LTE : 700 MHz
(B12), LTE : 800 MHz (B18)
LTE : 800 MHz (B19)
LTE : 800 MHz (B20)
LTE : 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE : 800 MHz (B26)
LTE : 800 MHz SMR (B27)
LTE : 700 MHz APT (B28)
LTE : 700 MHz De (29)
LTE : 2300 MHz (B30)
|SIM Count||Single SIM||Single SIM|
|Dimensions||–||158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm|
|Colours|| Space Gray,Silver, Gold, Rose
|Glossy jet black, matte black, gold,silver, rose gold|
|Display Type||LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels||1080 x 1920 pixels|
|Colors||16M colors||16M colors|
|Touch Screen Model||Capacitive||Capacitive|
|Features||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Oleophobic coating, Ion strengthened glass, 3D Touch display Display Zoom||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Force Touch 625 cd/m2 1300:1 contrast ratio, Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating|
|2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080/720p@240fps||2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps|
White balance settings
White balance settings
|F/2.2||f/1.8 – f/2.8|
|iOS 9||iOS 10|
|Apple A9||Apple A10 Fusion chip|
|CPU||Dual-core 2.0GHz||Quad-core 2.37GHz|
|GPU (Graphics)||Yes||6-Core GPU|
|Card Type||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, Type-C||Yes, Type-C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Po Battery||Li-lon Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC||Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player||Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Vibration, Ringtones||Vibration, Ringtones|
|MP3, WAV||MP3, WAV|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
Apple iPhone 6S Plus Vs iPhone 7 Plus Price
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