Differences between iphone 6 and iphone 6s

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Although, iphone 6s and iphone 6 looks alike, but beyond the physical structure, there are lots of differences between this physically identical smartphones.

Let us analyze it and see the differences maybe there will be a need for you to upgrade your iphone 6 to iphone 6s or not.

The images above shows the two (2) smartphones, iphone 6s at the left and iphone 6 by the right.

Looking at the design and size.

iPhone 6 – 138.1 x 67 x 6.9mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27in) and 129g (4.55oz)

iPhone 6S – 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28in) and 143g (5.04oz)

iphone 6s is a bit larger than iphone 6 and a bit heavier than iphone 6 with a difference of around 11%

iphone 6s 7000 series aluminum, and that is what makes it more stronger.

Looking at the display

some people think that it is the 7000 aluminum series that makes iphone 6s stronger, but the fact is that the material has no heavier weight than the 6000 series found in iphone 6.

iPhone 6 – 4.7-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD, 1334 x 750 pixels (326 ppi), 65.6% screen-to-body ratio

iPhone 6S – 4.7-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD, 1334 x 750 pixels (326 ppi), 65.6% screen-to-body ratio. 3D Touch

It is obvious here that the additional difference is the 3D Touch.

This latest module inserted under the iphone 6s display is what makes the screen to detect the pressure of contacts and therefore launch launch different commands.

The maker “Apple” usually call this function a peek and pop, which when touched heavily launch previews for emails and weblinks.

But the issue with this feature is the consistency and the support with other third party apps.

Looking at its performance.

  • iPhone 6 – Apple A8 – CPU: Dual-core 1.4 GHz Cyclone; GPU: PowerVR GX6450, 1GB RAM
  • iPhone 6S – Apple A9, CPU: Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister; GPU: PowerVR GT7600, 2GB RAM

iphone 6s offers around 70% boost in the performance of its CPU.

And on the other hand, its GPU (i.e Graphics) is around 90% better than that of iphone 6

Also the Touch ID on the iphone 6s is that of the second generation fingerprint reader and works like almost 2 times better than the Touch ID 1.0 on the iphone 6

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