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Apple iPhone 6S Plus

Specifications

Apple iPhone 6S Plus
Apple iPhone 6S Plus (iPhone Series)
Processor
Apple A9, integrated M9 Motion co-processor
Memory
2048 MB 
, 2048
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, 10 multitouch points, 3DTouch, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
Apple AP0064K (iPhone NVMe), 64 GB 
, 51.4 GB free
Connections
Audio Connections: combined headphones and microphone jack, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, 3-axis gyroscope, barometer, digital compass, Lightning port, NFC, GPS, Glonass, iBeacon
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 1700, 1900 and 2100 MHz), CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1700, 1900 and 2100 MHz), LTE Cat. 6 (FDD-bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17-20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29; TDD-bands: 38-41)
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.3 x 158.2 x 77.9 ( = 0.29 x 6.23 x 3.07 in)
Battery
10 Wh, 2750 mAh Lithium-Ion, 3.8 V, 2750 mAh, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 24 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 348 h
Operating System
Apple iOS 9
Camera
Webcam: 5 MP FaceTime camera (f/2.2, 720p videos, auto HDR, Retina flash), main camera: 12 MP iSight camera (1.22 µm pixels, OIS, True Tone flash, auto HDR, autofocus, f/2.2)
Additional features
Speakers: Monoaural, Keyboard: virtual, Headset, Lightning to USB cable, modular power adaptor, documentation, Siri, AirPlay, AirPrint, iCloud, Wallet, 12 Months Warranty, VoLTE, Head-SAR: 0.93 W/kg, Body-SAR: 0.91 W/kg
Weight
192 g ( = 6.77 oz / 0.42 pounds), Power Supply: 45 g ( = 1.59 oz / 0.1 pounds)
Price
959 Euro

 

Average Score: 89.07% - very good
Average of 17 scores (from 57 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 90%, features: 76%, display: 88% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Apple iPhone 6S Plus

87.2% Apple iPhone 6S Plus Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Bigger and better. Sounds disrespectful, but it is just a pun. The latest Apple iPhone 6S Plus is all about the touch as part of the new handling concept called 3D Touch. The latest S model is obviously faster, and you also get better cameras as well as faster communication modules. You also get more weight compared to the predecessor. The new iPhone is still a great smartphone.
Samsung's new Note 7 phablet leads in key areas, but iPhone 6s Plus still has plenty to offer
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
Overall, though, it's hard to escape the suspicion that the Note 7 is a better phone for the money. But it's too early to say for sure. Bookmark this page and come back when the Note 7 hits the shelves; we'll update the article with a definitive verdict once we've had some more hands-on time.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 08/23/2016
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Source: Phone Arena English
Overall, however, things are quite complicted. Design-wise, the Note 7 has more sensible dimensions and better one-handed experience. Both come off as exquisite, though the 6s Plus appers to be more considered, with cleaner lines and more symmetric look all-around. On the display front, if you're fortunate enough to get a Note 7 unit with a well-balanced display (we assume this means most units in the US, but we can't be fully certain), then things would be pretty much on par (provided you're using the Basic screen mode on the Note). In case you're not so lucky, however, and get a Note 7 with a display that is way off (such as one of the two Note 7 units we got; probably most international ones), then the iPhone 6s Plus will consistently deliver the better viewing experience.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/16/2016
Moto Z Force Droid vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Source: Phone Arena English
Whether you're looking at the Apple iPhone 6s Plus or the Moto Z Force Droid, both these phones offer some tangible benefits over the iPhone 6s and Moto Z Droid, respectively. Those benefits don't come without trade-offs, though, and from added expense, to increased size (though we suppose that could be a plus, depending on your preferences), there are a number of factors that might drive potential shoppers to their sibling-phones.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 07/25/2016
LG G5 vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Source: Phone Arena English
If you have no use for the still-limited portfolio of extra LG Friends module attachments, though, the G5 doesn't offer something to really set it apart from the 6s Plus in terms of everyday usage like software performance or camera quality. The iPhone has one big basic advantage, however, and that is a much better battery life, which in real life often trumps added options that you may rarely use.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/12/2016
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Vs iPhone 6S Plus
Source: Android Authority English
A better display, better battery life with fast charging and wireless charging capabilities, and better handling experience. The return of expandable storage and dust and water resistance only makes the deal sweeter as well. While adamant fans of either will have a hard time making the switch to the other, the Galaxy S7 Edge is likely to be the clear winner for anyone who’s not set on either of these particular devices.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/05/2016
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Source: Phone Arena English
Now is the time for us to say which of these two phones is better than the other, but that's tricky, to say the least, knowing that both have a lot to stand their grounds with. The shiny new Galaxy S7 edge won us over with its more compact dimensions, unusual design, and camera that performs rather good in low-light situations. Plus, we do appreciate the benefits of having expandable storage and the peace of mind, knowing that the handset is water-resistant. If you're the kind of person that lives and breathes smartphones, that likes to be on the cutting edge of technology, that enjoys knowing that the handset in their pocket is packed to the brim with features, then the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is the phone you should take a look at.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/10/2016
Galaxy Note 5 vs. iPhone 6s Plus vs. LG V10
Source: GSM Arena English
If you are to embark on snowy adventures and you intend to use your smartphone as the designated camera - then any of these high-profile smartphones will do the job quite well. If you are pixel peeping, you may find few pros and cons on each, but at the end of the day, none of this will matter when sharing on social networks as they downsize the images anyway.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/25/2016
iPhone 6s Plus vs. Lumia 950 XL vs. Galaxy Note5
Source: GSM Arena English
The Apple iPhone 6s Plus price is rock steady for a simple reason - demand for it is just as steady. Apple is coming out of its shell a little bit, we get more RAM, ad blockers and higher resolution camera, which erodes the feature gap between iOS and Android. The Samsung Galaxy Note5 is sailing stormy seas - first Samsung delays the wide launch, then it runs into issues with the redesigned S Pen, all the while current Note users ask for their microSD slot back. The feature-packed era has come to a close though, it's all about the experience now, never mind the specs behind the curtain.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/20/2016
Lumia 950 XL vs. LG V10 vs. Galaxy Note5 vs. iPhone 6s Plus
Source: GSM Arena English
Spoilers ahead! Voting is now closed, but you can still go to Page 2 and pick your favorites with a mind clear of brand preconceptions and promises. Below the phones behind the letters A, B, C and D are revealed as well as the winners. There were a lot of correct guesses in the comments, well done readers! It was the Apple iPhone 6s Plus, which was behind the label 'A', 'B' was the LG V10, 'C' - the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL and finally, 'D' - the Samsung Galaxy Note5.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 01/13/2016
80% Improving upon the winning formula, but at a significant price jump
Source: Tech2.in.com English
On the Android side of things, the Apple iPhone 6s Plus has good competition in the form of the Samsung Galaxy S6 series of phones. If productivity is what you are after, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 priced around Rs 64,000 for the 64GB variant is another option to consider. We have to still test the Google Nexus 6P and the Sony Xperia Z5, which also offer top of the line feature sets at much lower prices in comparison.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/09/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% features: 80% display: 85% workmanship: 80%
Apple iPhone 6s and Plus
Source: AnandTech English
The iPhone 6s in a lot of ways seems like it’s simple enough to review, but it turns out if you dig deep the changes have been significant. Over the course of a review, we’ve found major changes in the SoC, storage solution, camera, touch screen, fingerprint scanner, voice recognition software, cellular architecture, and WiFi chipset.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/02/2015
More Of A Good Thing
Source: Hot Hardware English
It's become old hat to declare the latest iPhone the best one to date, and that's again true of the iPhone 6s Plus. Of course, that's how it should be when a company updates its flagship product. The question is, how much better is it than the previous generation? There's no simple answer, though we'll do our best to sum things up and provide one.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/20/2015
Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
Source: Phone Arena English
The longer we think about it, the clearer it seems that the race between Android and iOS, Samsung and Apple, the Galaxy and the iPhone is now the closest it’s ever been. Samsung deserves praise here: it is the one that has made big leaps in design, camera, battery life and charging, screen quality and even ease of use with the cleaner TouchWiz.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/20/2015
Weaker specs, much higher price tag, but we still love the overall iPhone experience more
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
We wouldn't recommend any phone in 16GB, so go for the 32GB Nexus 6P or 64GB iPhone 6s Plus. The iPhone is the better device, in terms of both software and hardware (and blending the two together). But the Nexus 6P isn't a bad phone by any means, and it offers enough functionality to make most people happy. You are getting a lot more for your money with Google, in terms of screen size, resolution, RAM and CPU performance. How this stacks up to form an end-user experience will become clearer in long-term testing, but on paper at least Google is throwing a lot more down than Apple, and charging a lot less.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/19/2015
80% Apple iPhone 6s Plus review
Source: Gadget Show English
The iPhone 6s Plus takes the crown as the largest, fastest iPhone to date, but it's not a whole lot more improved over last year's model, and 3D Touch is yet to prove itself. The camera is stellar though, and with OIS included that works on video too, it may be worth opting for over its smaller sibling. But for everyone else with regular sized hands, unless you really want to pay the premium for the Plus, we'd suggest sticking with the regular iPhone 6s - or at least look at rival phablets.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/16/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs LG G4
Source: Phone Arena English
With all of this in mind, it's up to you to decide which handset suits your needs better. Truth be told, you can't go wrong with either, but you must consider that both phablets serve different types of users. Thus, those who want an elegant and reliable phablet for consuming multimedia, making mobile payments, and playing games with silky-smooth framerates will find the iPhone 6s Plus fantastic for their needs. Power users, though, might prefer the LG G4 for its competent multitasking, file format freedom, the camera's Manual mode, and the ability to add a microSD card or replace the battery on a whim. And if you also happen to be price-conscious, this is another point of interest for LG's hero phone.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/16/2015
Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
Source: GSM Arena English
Funny, the iPhone 6s Plus and the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ are probably two of the best phones to get right now. Two amazing pieces of technology but pretty much incapable of changing anyone's mind. Both devices are really trying: Samsung is no longer putting function before aesthetics and has given up traditional advantages such as memory expansion and a removable battery. Apple too has broken a long-standing taboo - large screens.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/15/2015
Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
Source: GSM Arena English
Finally, on the 4K video test the iPhone 6s Plus is in disadvantage as it has a forced software stabilization all the time and thus it has a narrower field of view. The Galaxy's video has more detail while still capturing more objects in the frame, which made if a favorite among 81% of our readers.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/14/2015
Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs Motorola Moto X Pure
Source: Phone Arena English
The Moto X Pure blasts off at $399, which is almost half of the iPhone 6s Plus price. If you can live without the innovative interaction options that the 3D Touch display on the iPhone brings, and with worse pictures at night time, Motorola's phone should suffice for most, if not all of your phablet needs. It also lets you customize its appearance while ordering till the cows come home.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/14/2015
Moto X Style (Pure Edition) Vs Apple Iphone 6S Plus
Source: Android Authority English
The Moto X Pure Edition is easily one of the most affordable flagship smartphones currently out there, and for just $400, you can get yourself a completely customized device. The iPhone 6s Plus, on the other hand, with set you back $750 for the 16 GB base model, and pricing goes up from there, based on your storage needs. The iPhone 6s Plus is definitely not cheap, but you do have the option of picking it up at a subsidized rate through network carriers, an option that isn’t available with Moto X Pure Edition.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/13/2015
Apple iPhone 6 Plus follow-up review: one year later
Source: Recombu English
So, twelve months on would we recommend the iPhone 6 Plus? Well, it may lack some of Apple's latest features such as 3D Touch and that upgraded camera, but it's still a great performer that now boasts an even better user experience thanks to iOS 9 (now that the bugs are being dealt with). If you demand a big-screen experience but can't quite muster the cash for the 6s Plus, this is still a fine alternative.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/12/2015
Moto X Style / Pure Edition vs Nexus 6
Source: Android Authority English
So there you have it for this in-depth look at the Moto X Pure Edition vs Nexus 6! If you want the purest Android experience possible, the guarantee of quick updates, and a large canvas on which to play on, then the Nexus 6 continues to be a great choice, especially given the price drop associated with the launch of its successor. On the other hand, the Moto X Pure Edition also promises a similar software experience, with some great enhancements, along with the availability of microSD expansion. The Moto X Pure Edition holds the edge by virtue of being the newer smartphone, but regardless of which way you decide to go, you are going to come out a winner.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/09/2015
Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Source: Phone Arena English
Thus, if you aren't already too invested in iOS or Android, just enter the store, grab the phones, and pick whichever you think looks better and fits your palm and pocket well – you can't go wrong with either one. If you have to switch sides, though, better stick with your current ecosystem, as neither one is that more enticing than the other to warrant the swap, unless you are really curious. Last but not least, don't forget that the $750 iPhone 6s Plus starts you off with 16 GB of storage only, while the basic 32 GB Note5 can now be had for $650 or even less, which can also tip the scales for you.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/08/2015
90% iPhone 6S Plus review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
If you’re not a fan of more sizeable phones then you should forget about the iPhone 6S Plus – they don’t get much bigger than this. You'd be better off considering the 4.7-inch iPhone 6S (below) instead. However, if the larger form factor isn't an issue for you then the iPhone 6S plus is an excellent phone and one that I fully recommend.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 100% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
80% Which is the best big-screen iPhone to buy?
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
On the whole we'd go for the new iPhone 6s Plus if possible. It packs a lot of extra features for the money, and both 3D Touch and Hey Siri have become a regular part of our iPhone experience that we wouldn't want to go without. These alone would be worth the extra £100 it costs to get the newer version, but it's really the faster A9 CPU and 2GB of RAM that are worth the money. We felt the iPhone 6 Plus, with its 1GB of RAM was miserly at the time and feel much more comfortable with the 2GB of RAM on offer on the new model. The phone will last much longer with more RAM. Get the iPhone 6s Plus if possible.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% More capability, more complexity
Source: Pocketnow English
But this year more than ever, the iPhone is much more than the sum of its parts. Its challenges –a steeper learning curve, less elegant software, and a year-old hardware design– are counterbalanced by great battery life, an incredibly deep ecosystem of apps and services, a new and innovative interface and a solid camera. The iPhone 6s Plus is not the most exciting smartphone of 2015 –not by a long shot– but it wasn’t meant to be; it was meant to be the best (oversized) iPhone yet. While that won’t always be enough to keep the iPhone afloat in a sea of ever-more-capable, ever-cheaper competitors, “the best iPhone yet” is more than enough to keep Apple healthy – and the iOS faithful happy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/06/2015
Rating: Total score: 90% features: 84%
iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus Review
Source: Slashgear English
Consistency, convenience, and speed. If you were ready to write-off the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus as Apple merely tinkering with the - admittedly best-selling - iPhone 6 formula, you really need to think again. 3D Touch has the potential to be as game-changing in the way we interact with our smartphones as multitouch was, while 4K support could finally popularize Ultra HD video.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/05/2015
100% More fabulous than ever
Source: PC Pro English
For all other aspects of the iPhone 6s I’m going to refer you to my review of the iPhone 6s. That’s because, to all intents and purposes, the iPhone 6s Plus is identical. It may have a larger screen and a slightly better camera, but the rest of the package is the same – same ion-strengthened glass, same new iOS 9 features, same Touch 3D.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/05/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
Apple iPhone 6s Plus review
Source: GSM Arena English
Just like its more compact cousin, the iPhone 6s Plus brings superior imaging, 3D Touch, a beast of a chipset and double the RAM and those surely make it a worthy upgrade. Plus, the screen size and resolution help Apple compete in a segment clearly dominated by Android. The iPhone had been stuck on 8MP since the 4s and meaningful strides in the camera department were long overdue. So, the 6s generation has finally made it into double-digits. It's just that the new 12MP shooter isn't the ultimate in smartphone imaging, with or without OIS.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/05/2015
3D Touch is more than a gimmick, but is it reason to upgrade?
Source: Gizmag English
We don't have a hard and fast answer for which phone you should pick, but the short answer in the iPhone vs. Galaxy decision is that the 2015 Galaxy phones have sharper displays, faster charging, wireless charging and relatively lighter and thinner builds (and, if you're into Oculus, badass VR capabilities). The iPhones, on the other hand, have 3D Touch and the countless subtle advantages that come from the same company making both the hardware and software. Consider cameras a draw.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/05/2015
100% don't be fooled by its looks
Source: It Pro English
Unsurprisingly, the iPhone 6s Plus is a great smartphone both its own right as well as compared to its immediate predecessor and the competition. Although we're not convinced by Live Photos, everything else about this phone is useful and well-designed – especially 3D Touch which we expect to become standard on all iOS devices sooner or later.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
Hands on with the new iPhone 6S Plus
Source: Computerworld.com English
video review
video review
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/30/2015
92% Apple iPhone 6s Plus Review
Source: Phone Arena English
Another year, another new iPhone – that’s just the way the world runs. Being the year of the ‘S’ for Apple, it means that the we’re given the same looking iPhone from the previous year, but with some upgraded hardware in the necessary areas, so that includes the processor, camera, and much more. In true fashion, the iPhone 6s Plus hits the mark in those crucial areas, cementing itself as a strong competitor in the field for those who happen to love, you know, big phones.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/30/2015
Rating: Total score: 92%
90% A grand phone: Apple’s iPhone 6s Plus reviewed
Source: Gadgetguy English
The “S” releases of the iPhone have never been the ones consumers raved about. Maybe it was the fact that it was harder to tell what had changed, a fact owing nicely to the idea that the body stayed the same, and that the features were more incremental than anything else. Apple likes to say, however, that some of its most important changes came from its S releases, generations that are basically half steps before the company goes back and redesigns the body, the thing that most people know and recognise as being totally new. For instance, Apple’s voice assistant “Siri” came from an S release, and the fingerprint reader came from an S release.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/29/2015
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 100% features: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
Harder, faster and they'll give you a buzz
Source: Reg Hardware English
It’s notable that the iPhone 6s’ Geekbench scores for both single and multi-core are in the same ballpark as the current 12in MacBook. That observation is as likely to kick off a debate about whether Core M laptops should even be considered desktop-class as it is to inspire admiration of the 6s. But still, we’re now using phones with the performance of current PCs, not PCs five years ago, or Cray supercomputers in 1975, or some other weaselly comparison.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 09/29/2015
90% Pushing Smartphones Forward
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus remain the sexiest phones by far, and they sport sharper Super AMOLED displays and both wireless charging and quicker wired charging. Thanks to its S Pen, the Galaxy Note 5 is the best choice for sheer productivity. But the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus now offer the best combination of features and performance of any smartphone. Between Apple's two new handsets, I'd opt for the bigger Plus (and I have small hands) because of its larger full-HD display and the camera's optical image stabilization for better low-light pics.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 09/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
Testing: iPhone 6S Plus (After Years on Android)
Source: Tested English
Those are some early impressions for now. I'll be testing other things like performance, video stabilization, and battery life in the coming weeks. If you're and Android user curious about iOS 9 and the iPhone 6S, what would you like to know about it. And if you just got a new iPhone, what has your experience been? I'd love to know--leave a comment below!
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/28/2015
First impressions of the Apple iPhone 6s Plus: 3D Touch and Touch ID impress
Source: Zdnet.com English
Obviously, the new iPhone 6s Plus is better than the 6 Plus. The "s" models are usually iterative updates to the previous model, fixing several pieces of the model released the previous year. While the outside form factor remains nearly the same, the internal specification improvements and added functionality make the iPhone 6s Plus a significant update to the iPhone line.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/28/2015
100% Everything you loved about the iPhone 6 Plus, plus the potentially game-changing 3D Touch and Live Photos
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
Other than these, you're looking at a carbon copy of the larger member of Apple's most successful ever iPhone generation, with a slender (and now reinforced) body and a giant screen. Pretty much all of the things that made the iPhone 6 Plus a bestseller still apply, with the added wow factor of 3D Touch, Live Photos, better cameras, a faster chip backed by more RAM and, apparently, a faster and more reliable edition of Touch ID (a winning prospect for those who, like me, find the fingerprint sensor in the iPhone 5s a source of despair). This is a speed demon with a charming bag of new tricks.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
Apple iPhone 6s Plus preview
Source: Recombu English
Apple has moved the game forward with the iPhone 6s Plus. Its use of 3D Touch is particularly exciting – we can't wait to see what third-party app developers do with it. Its new cameras are also fantastic, improving significantly on what were already very respectable snappers. It's also faster, and generally slicker in day to day use. We'll reserve judgement until we've spent more time with the handset, but at the moment the 6s Plus is a fantastic top-tier handset that new buyers (if not 6 Plus upgraders) should definitely consider.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/25/2015
Is bigger better?
Source: Pocket Lint English
Just like the original, the iPhone 6S Plus is the big-scale Apple phone for the kind of user who uses two hands and isn't bothered about the weight or space needed to fit one into their pocket. Although most S upgrades bring minor tweaks, the iPhone 6S Plus sees notable advantages from 3D Touch. Whether that's to write on that large screen, or by hard-pressing to interact with iOS 9 in a slicker and quicker fashion than before, it's the S model to buck the annual trend.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/22/2015
80% Apple iPhone 6s Plus review
Source: Stuff TV English
No matter what people say, size matters. And because of its sheer screen size, the iPhone 6s Plus does tremendously well at showcasing some of Apple’s new hardware features. It’s particularly good for 3D Touch, and has a great screen for showing off those 12Mp photos and 4K video you can now shoot. Perhaps best of all, it enough battery life to see you through a day and then the morning afterwards.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/22/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% iPhone 6S Plus review
Source: Techradar English
Apple's second generation phablet was always going to be an incremental upgrade, so it's no surprise that a number of comparisons can be drawn between the iPhone 6S Plus and its predecessor. Side by side they're practically impossible to tell apart, but it's what you can't see that makes the difference. A combination of excellent power and an exciting new technology in 3D Touch means the iPhone 6S Plus is set up for the future much better than the 6 Plus.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/22/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Still bigger, and a bit better
Source: T3 English
The iPhones 6S Plus is the best Apple phablet around. That's not exactly difficult when it's only got the 6 Plus as competition, but Apple's done enough to upgrade the 6S Plus in some key areas. There won't be enough improvements and new features for some, and it's fair to say if you currently have the iPhone 6 Plus there's no need to upgrade to the 6S Plus - unless you just want bragging rights for the latest tech in your pocket.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
Which new iPhone is the best buy for you?
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
Much of whether you choose an iPhone 6s or an iPhone 6s Plus depends on how much you value portability. The smaller iPhone is, in many ways, more practical. It's easier to carry, hold and store the iPhone 6s and some people find the larger iPhones Plus a little embarrassing in public (although this is less of an issue now that they are more commonplace). The larger iPhone may be more cumbersome (especially when working out) but it has a more comfortable screen, keyboard and marginally better specifications.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 09/15/2015
iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 6s Plus comparison review: What’s the difference?
Source: PC Advisor English
Based on the spec, we’d have to opt for the iPhone 6s Plus – the introduction of 3D Touch and an improved camera are both major plus points for the phone, and that’s without mentioning the upgraded A9 processor and 2GB of RAM. However, with this being said, if you’re not as excited about the iPhone 6s Plus’ 3D Touch display and improved camera as we are, the iPhone 6 Plus is still a fantastic phone and can compete with many 2015 flagship phones. We can’t wait to get the iPhone 6s Plus in for a full review, and will update our verdict once we’ve put it though its paces.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 09/11/2015
iPhone 6S vs iPhone 6S Plus comparison preview: What's the difference?
Source: PC Advisor English
As with the previous generation, you'll want to buy the iPhone 6S Plus over the regular model if you want a larger screen and optical image stabilisation - if you don't mind paying extra for it and don't mind a bulkier, heavier phone.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/11/2015
iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
I had only about 90 minutes to try out the new Apple products unveiled Wednesday - not enough time, given that Apple Inc. has a larger iPad, a new Apple TV device and new software for the Apple Watch, alongside the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. I wasn't able to test the new iPhone cameras in natural settings, for instance, to say whether pictures are really better with 12 megapixels, instead of 8 megapixels in the previous iPhones.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 09/10/2015
Hands-on with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus
Source: PC World English
The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are ever-so-slightly thicker than the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but only by two-tenths of a millimeter, so definitely not noticeable when you’re holding them. Cases for the new phones should fit the old phones, and cases for the old phones may fit the new ones, depending on their design and materials. All the buttons and ports are in the same place, and so is the camera.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/09/2015

Foreign Reviews

89% XL-Schwergewicht
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/27/2016
Rating: Total score: 89% price: 74% performance: 98% features: 71% display: 99% mobility: 87%
Apple iPhone 6S Plus
Source: Computer Magazin - Heft 7/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2016
Rundum-Update - auch preislich
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/20/2015
iPhone 6S (Plus) stellt Konkurrenz bei 4K-Videos in den Schatten
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/02/2015
iPhone 6S und 6S Plus
Source: Mac Welt German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 09/29/2015
iPhone 6S Plus im Test: Das neue Flaggschiff von Apple
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/29/2015
86% Opium für die Generation Tick?
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/26/2015
Rating: Total score: 86% features: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
iPhone 6s Plus
Source: PocketPC German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/26/2015

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Model: The Apple iPhone 6S Plus is for users wanting the Apple experience but with larger screen real-estate. With smartphones becoming larger at the moment, screen size is all the hype as it ties in with video entertainment and capability. Design-wise the Apple iPhone 6S Plus mirrors its smaller brother, the Apple iPhone 6S, with its solid series 7000 aluminium chassis and colur schemes. There are the usual four colors to choose from; silver, gold, space grey and rose gold. The 192 g smartphone comes with 3 storage options; 16, 64 and 128 GB. The beautiful 5.5 inch Retina HD display with 401 ppi has dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles.

This display is also claimed to be one of the toughest in the industry and has 3D touch capability. At the core of the Apple iPhone 6S Plus is an A9 processor with an embedded M9 motion coprocessor. Both, the 12 MP iSight camera with f/2.2 aperture and the secondary 5 MP FaceTime HD front camera are able to capture stunning images. Other features include Touch ID, A-GPS and iBeacon microlocation. The Apple iPhone 6S Plus comes with a built-in Lithium-Ion battery with up to 10 hours of internet usage.

Imagination A9 / PowerVR GT7600: Integrated GPU consisting of 6 clusters with 192 ALU (FP32) and support for Metal/OpenGL ES 3.x. The GT7600 is the fastest smartphone GPU at the time of announcement on September 2015. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
A9: System on a Chip (SoC) in the Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Based on the 3rd generation of Apples own 64-Bit processors (ARMv8 compatible).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.5":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.192 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Apple: Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation which designs and manufactures consumer electronics and software products. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system but nowadays Macbooks are also able to run Windows. Apple has at least sporadically been considered the most valuable company in the world since 2011 and has consistently ranked among the Top 10 companies in the world.

In the laptop sector, Apple's market share was 9.3% in 2014 and 10.3% in 2016. The latter corresponds to the 5th place. In the smartphone segment, Apple achieved 15.3% in the first quarter of 2016, which means a market share loss when compared to the 18.3% in same quarter of the previous year.
Nevertheless, Apple ranked second place behind Samsung in both years.

There are tons of reviews on Apple laptops, smartphones and tablets. The ratings are significantly above-average (as of 2016).


89.07%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU

Apple iPhone SE
A9 / PowerVR GT7600, A9, 4", 0.113 kg
Apple iPhone 6S
A9 / PowerVR GT7600, A9, 4.7", 0.143 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Apple iPhone 7 Plus
A10 Fusion GPU, A10 Fusion, 5.5", 0.188 kg
Apple iPhone 7
A10 Fusion GPU, A10 Fusion, 4.7", 0.138 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Apple MacBook Pro 15 2017 (2.9 GHz, 560)
Radeon Pro 560, Core i7 7820HQ, 15.4", 1.83 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017
Iris Plus Graphics 640, Core i5 7360U, 13.3", 1.37 kg
Apple MacBook 12 2017
HD Graphics 615, Core m3 7Y32, 12", 0.92 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2017 (2.8 GHz, 555)
Radeon Pro 555, Core i7 7700HQ, 15.4", 1.83 kg
Apple MacBook Air 13.3" 1.8 GHz (2017)
HD Graphics 6000, Core i5 5350U, 13.3", 1.35 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017 Touchbar i5
Iris Plus Graphics 650, Core i5 7267U, 13.3", 1.37 kg
Apple iPad Pro 12.9 2017
A10X Fusion GPU, A10X Fusion, 12.9", 0.677 kg
Apple iPad Pro 10.5 2017
A10X Fusion GPU, A10X Fusion, 10.5", 0.469 kg
Apple iPad (2017)
A9 / PowerVR GT7600, A9, 9.7", 0.478 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2016 (2.9 GHz)
Iris Graphics 550, Core i5 6267U, 13.3", 1.358 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2016 (2.9 GHz, 460)
Radeon Pro 460, Core i7 6920HQ, 15.4", 1.83 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2016 (2.7 GHz, 455)
Radeon Pro 455, Core i7 6820HQ, 15.4", 1.83 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch 2016
Radeon Pro 450, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.4", 1.807 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 Retina 2016
Iris Graphics 540, Core i5 6360U, 13.3", 1.37 kg
Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.3 GHz
HD Graphics 515, Core m7 6Y75, 12", 0.92 kg
Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.2 GHz
HD Graphics 515, Core m5 6Y54, 12", 0.92 kg
Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz
HD Graphics 515, Core m3 6Y30, 12", 0.927 kg
Apple iPad Pro 9.7
A9X / PowerVR GT7xxx, A9X, 9.7", 0.444 kg
Apple iPad Pro
A9X / PowerVR GT7xxx, A9X, 12.9", 0.723 kg
Apple iPad Mini 4
PowerVR GX6450, A8, 7.9", 0.304 kg
Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15 inch 2015-05
Radeon R9 M370X, Core i7 4870HQ, 15.4", 2.04 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2015-09-28 (Update: 2015-09-28)