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Apple iPhone 6S

Specifications

Apple iPhone 6S
Apple iPhone 6S (iPhone Series)
Processor
Apple A9 1.8 GHz , integrated M9 Motion co-processor
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
4.7 inch 16:9, 1334x750 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, 10 multitouch points, 3D Touch, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
Apple AP0064K (iPhone NVMe), 64 GB 
, 51.7 GB free
Connections
Audio Connections: combined headphones and microphone jack, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, 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), LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.1 x 138.3 x 67.1 ( = 0.28 x 5.44 x 2.64 in)
Battery
7 Wh Lithium-Ion, 1715 mAh, 3.82 V, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 14 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 240 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, 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: 0.87 W/kg, Body-SAR: 0.97 W/kg, fanless
Weight
143 g ( = 5.04 oz / 0.32 pounds), Power Supply: 45 g ( = 1.59 oz / 0.1 pounds)
Price
849 Euro

 

Average Score: 88.56% - very good
Average of 28 scores (from 84 reviews)
price: 67%, performance: 86%, features: 70%, display: 89% mobility: 75%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Apple iPhone 6S

88.8% Apple iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus First Impressions | Notebookcheck
Touch me harder! This is what the new iPhones are about – the touch. At least in terms of the handling with 3D Touch. The new Apple smartphones are obviously faster, heavier, and thicker. On the other hand, the battery is smaller and the cameras are supposed to be much better. First, a quick check.
88.8% Apple iPhone 6S Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
The 3D Midas touch. No disrespect intended for the Apple iPhone 6S, but rather to point out the new control concept 3D Touch, which is one of the most important new features of the current smartphones from Cupertino. Just like every other generation, the 6S models are once again faster, but the design did not change. One thing that was increased is the weight.
Which is the best Apple phone to buy?
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
We'd pay the extra £100 to get the iPhone 7 instead of the iPhone 6s. Mostly because the sturdier Force Touch Home button and its waterproof nature make it more durable. As an aside, we deeply wish Apple had solved the screen cracking issue too (so keep it in a case). Additionally, the new A10 chipset will run for many years to come. The iPhone 6s is a glorious phone, but the iPhone 7 is a keeper. The removal of the headphone jack will cause much online chatter, but you can still use headphones via an adaptor and the stereo speakers are a real bonus. The iPhone 7 is the one to get.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 09/13/2016
iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s: head to head
Source: It Pro English
The iPhone 7 is finally here, but while most people's attention is focused on the new flagship phone, Apple has opted to continue selling the original iPhone 6 at a lower price. Comparing the specifications and features of the two should help guide you in choosing the iPhone that’s right for you.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 09/13/2016
iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S specs head-to-head
Source: V3.co.uk English
For those on the iPhone 6S there may not be quite enough to tempt you to upgrade, especially if it will cost a chunk of change to do so. And with iOS 10 arriving to add all kinds of new OS features to the iPhone 6S, it may be worth waiting for the iPhone 8. However, if you splash the cash, you will get enough new benefits to justify to yourself at least that it was worth moving to the newest device, and if you get it in one of the new colours everyone will know you're the coolest guy or gal in town.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/08/2016
Galaxy Note 7 vs iPhone 6S
Source: V3.co.uk English
Samsung thankfully reintroduced support for microSD expansion with the S7. The Note 7 comes with a healthy 64GB which can be expanded with an additional 256GB. The iPhone 6S lacks any form of expansion option, meaning you'll need to choose wisely from the start. 16GB is just too small for most people's needs in 2016, making the 64GB variant the most sensible choice.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 08/02/2016
Sony Xperia X vs Apple iPhone 6s
Source: Phone Arena English
With its more elegant body, better camera, faster chipset, and record LTE band support, the iPhone 6s seems destined to remain the popular choice compared to the Xperia X. Moreover, Sony priced its midranger just a hundred lower than the iPhone 6s, which wouldn't help its cause at all.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 06/24/2016
HTC 10 vs Apple iPhone 6s
Source: Phone Arena English
The HTC 10 ended up a very well-made phone, with barely a perceivable weakness that would preclude you from getting it. It has a clean and quick interface, quite the improved camera, and a dedicated strength in the audio department, so all is well if you are in the Android camp.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/07/2016
iPhone SE vs iPhone 6S head-to-head review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Despite the iPhone 6S racking up more wins, in a lot of cases it's only by the smallest of margins. The iPhone SE loses out in only a few areas, and if you're willing to forgive the older Touch ID technology, smaller screen, weaker selfie camera and lack of 128GB storage option we see no reason why it shouldn't be your next handset.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2016
Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Apple iPhone 6s
Source: Phone Arena English
We end with reminding you: the Xiaomi Mi 5 is not a phone meant to be sold in the U.S. or Europe. It’s only available via unofficial channels (you can find it on eBay in the United States and shop from resellers with European warehouse like GizChina’s shop in the EU), but dealing with warranties and repairs would be a huge pain. That’s probably the biggest downside to owning a Xiaomi phone right now. Then, there is the price: the phone is sold for a full retail price of $300 to $400 in China, while third-party resellers add a $100 premium on top of that.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/13/2016
5 things Samsung does better (and 2 areas where Apple wins)
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
On many of the counts listed above - waterproofing, battery capacity, removable storage, screen quality - Samsung's S7 has scored notable victories over one of the highest-profile devices it will be competing with. At least until the iPhone 7 appears in the autumn of 2016... Which leads us to one key point to remember here: we're comparing one device that's been on the market for six months with another that's brand new, so it's inevitable that Samsung will come out on top in some areas. Apple has a few months to respond, and we're excited to see what it comes up with.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 04/19/2016
80% Apple iPhone 6s
Source: It Pro English
Taken as a whole, the iPhone 6s offers plenty of advantages over the plain old 6. 3D Touch is a genuine time-saver and the improved camera and performance give it the slick, modern feel we've come to expect from Apple flagships. The phone's reduced battery life is our only major complaint, and it's here where the temptation of switching to Android, or even opting for the still-available iPhone 6, starts to become a lot more attractive.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Galaxy S7 Edge vs iPhone 6S head-to-head
Source: V3.co.uk English
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge wins on many of our baseline counts. These are two very impressive phones that proudly fly the flag for their respective makers, but the decision ultimately boils down to the size of the handset you're most comfortable with. There's also the small matter of your affinity with the iOS or Android ecosystems, something we didn't feel was fair to compare in this head-to-head.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 04/01/2016
Will the new 4in phone overshadow Apple's product line?
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
The latest iPhone has been compared to a smaller version of the iPhone 6s, due to its identical processor and camera, among its many other features. Our comparative review looks at how both phones stack up against each other in terms of their price, performance and features.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/30/2016
Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. Apple iPhone 6s
Source: GSM Arena English
Apple and Samsung users see the world differently. When a typical Galaxy S buyer lands on a customization page, they instinctively tick all the checkboxes. And since phones aren't (yet) customizable, the Samsung Galaxy S7 just includes every feature plus several not yet seen on a mobile device.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/22/2016
Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. Apple iPhone 6s
Source: GSM Arena English
For the first pair of samples, the Galaxy S7 scored 93% of the votes, for the second "only" 87%. It's pretty clear that our readers prefer the sharper camera of the S7, even if the sharpening is a bit too strong when you view the photo at 100%.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 03/21/2016
Samsung Galaxy S7 vs iPhone 6S - which is best?
Source: Expert Reviews English
The Galaxy S7 and iPhone 6S are both great phones, and there can't be many out there who don't already have some sort of inherent preference for Android or iOS. If you're truly agnostic, though, then we'd say the S7 has the edge, as it not only has a longer-lasting battery and a better camera, but its display and overal design are also more impressive.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 03/21/2016
80% Apple iPhone 6s review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Apple iPhone 6s is one of the few compact flagships out there, which should alone give it a better fighting chance. The mere fact of being the latest iPhone would be enough reason for many people to buy it and they won't need our review. Still, you may be happy to hear that the iPhone 6s is one of the most beautiful and powerful smartphones out there and it certainly deserves your consideration.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/10/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 100% display: 80% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70% emissions: 100%
Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Apple iPhone 6s
Source: Phone Arena English
The Galaxy S7 is slightly more expensive than the basic iPhone 6s, but offers more internal storage, so pricing is more or less on equal footing. Samsung's Galaxy S7 comes with tons of features, it's easily one of the most versatile smartphones out there, and that counts for something. While it may not be on quite the same level as the iPhone 6s when it comes to quality of design and user experience, the troves of functionality it offers make it a worthy alternative for the tech-savvy nation.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/08/2016
What's the best phone 2016?
Source: PC Advisor English
Technically speaking, the Galaxy S7 is the superior smartphone here and it has things which you can't get on the iPhone 6S like a Micro-SD card slot, waterproofing and wireless charging. However, it's more expensive and the design of the iPhone 6S combined with the usability of iOS will make it a better choice for some. These are first impressions as we've only had hand-on time with the Galaxy S7.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 03/02/2016
Samsung Galaxy S7 vs iPhone 6S - hands on
Source: Expert Reviews English
These are both great phones, and there can't be many out there who don't have some inherent preference for Android or iOS? If you're truly agnostic though then the S7 looks to have the edge at present, with a much bigger battery and impressive-sounding camera, of course those'll need to be tested before they can be confirmed but the S7 is shaping up to be its billing as the world's best smartphone.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 02/28/2016
Samsung Galaxy S7 Vs iPhone 6S Hands On Comparison
Source: Android Authority English
So there you have it for this quick look at the Samsung Galaxy S7 vs iPhone 6s! Things were a lot closer between the two last year in terms of design, build quality, and hardware features, but with key elements like expandable storage and water and dust resistance making a return, there is actually more separation this time around. 3D Touch is a useful addition with the iPhone that can prove to be game changer over time, so it really comes down to what features are more important to you.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 02/23/2016
Apple's best versus LG's new flaghip phone
Source: PC Advisor English
It’s too early to give a definitive verdict on which phone is the best. The G5 should be quicker in benchmarks, and it will be interesting to see how long the battery lasts in our tests. For many people, the iPhone 6s will win because it’s an iPhone and runs iOS. But for those iPhone owners thinking of jumping ship to Android, now could be the ideal time.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 02/23/2016
90% Apple iPhone 6S
Source: Gadgetspeak English
The Apple iPone 6s measures 12.5x6.5.6cm and weights 142grams. Due to Apple in the UK being, shall we say, frugal with items they send out for review the whole Apple brand gets little coverage. Recently the same external source supplied me with an iPad to review and now the latest iPhone, the S6.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/19/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 60% performance: 80%
iPhone 6S vs Nexus 6P review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Without wanting to understate the iPhone 6S's qualities, including the best-in-the-business A9 chip, we have to give this to the Nexus 6P. Even with a higher-specced screen, longer-lasting battery and superior cameras, every single variant - 32GB, 64GB and 128GB - manages to stay at least £110 cheaper than its iPhone 6S equivalent. Apple's smartphone is faster and more compact, to be sure, but perhaps not to the extent that this premium suggests.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 02/09/2016
iPhone 6S Versus iPhone 5
Source: Legit Reviews English
The first phone can be a new line or an upgrade and the second phone must be a new line. Both phones then must be added to a qualified data plan, like Mobile Share Value, for as low as $70 a month for two phones. Then in up to 3 bill cycles you will begin receiving up to $650 in 30 monthly bill credits. The tax on both phones will not be credited, so you are on the hook for the phones. AT&T has not publicly advertised the iPhone 6S “Buy One Get One Free” promotion very much, but it is real and ends on 12/31/2015. The offer is a great way to be able to gift a loved one a phone and give yourself an upgrade at the same time!
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/17/2015
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
Apple iphone 6S Plus and iphone 6S Review
Source: T Break English
I’ve tried to cover most of the bigger changes that Apple has made to the new iPhone 6s. There are some other changes as well such as an addition of a 4th microphone and an insanely faster TouchID that barely lets you see the lock screen. Apple has also made the iPhone 6s a bit more water resistant. You get all of that with both the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 10/29/2015
Tested In-Depth: Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus
Source: Tested English
We've been testing the Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus for over a month, and share our long-term takeaways. Jeremy and Norm go over the 12 most important things learned from using the new iPhones, from both the perspective of an annual iPhone buyer and an Android user. Here's why we think that this year's iPhone features don't have a huge impact on our daily use of the phone.
comparison
Comparison, online available, Length Unknown, Date: 10/28/2015
Go for the tock, not the tick, with an S-class iPhone upgrade - but which one?
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
You do get a lot of functionality in the iPhone 5s, and it's a great budget option. And some will even prefer its petite 4-inch screen, which makes the device a little more pocketable. Nevertheless, while new features such as 3D Touch and non-charging Hey Siri make the iPhone 6s better, it's the much faster innards that warrant the extra money. The iPhone 6s is much more future-proof thanks to its A9 CPU and 2GB RAM. Get the iPhone 6s if possible.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 10/27/2015
iPhone 6s vs. Galaxy S6 vs. Xperia Z5
Source: GSM Arena English
Each phone managed to draw blood relatively early on, but the final score can't simply be based on which phone took home the most victories. Price is an important consideration as well, on that front the Samsung Galaxy S6 seems to be leading, even if you have big storage requirements and go for the 128GB model. For that price you get the best screen, software focused on multitasking and security and a camera that works great in the dark.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2015
84% Apple iPhone 6s 128GB
Source: Think Digit English
They say an iPhone is supposed to be expensive, and Apple fans will never question that. There’s no denying that the iPhone 6S is a good phone, but there’s also no denying that it’s an incremental update over the iPhone 6. It’s really powerful and the performance is to die for, but if this was an Android phone, we would all have been criticising it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/24/2015
Rating: Total score: 84%
iPhone 6s vs. Galaxy S6 vs. Xperia Z5
Source: GSM Arena English
You've had your say, ours is coming in shortly. We're finishing up a full three-way fight between the iPhone 6s, Galaxy S6 and Xperia Z5 that will go beyond the camera - hardware, screen, software, audio and so on. There will be more details on the camera too, so check back soon!
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/22/2015
Impressive £300 OnePlus 2 makes it hard to justify spending £600 on the iPhone 6s
Source: PC Advisor English
The OnePlus 2's killer feature is that sub-£300 price tag, which makes it very tricky to justify spending close to or more than double that on an iPhone. The OnePlus 2 offers specs and features that far exceed expectations for its price tag, but opting for the iPhone 6s will get you a device that's more gorgeous to look at, offers an impressive 3D Touch display and has an operating system that's already loved by many.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2015
Amazing specs & features makes it tough to decide which of these flagship phones is best
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
Overall, the iPhone 6s and Galaxy S6 are both really, really great smartphones, and choosing between them is tough. Ultimately, it'll come down to your software preference – you're likely to already know whether you're an Android or iOS fan. They're both around the same price but they both offer individual features that help them stand out from the crowd and could well convince you to switch operating system.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/16/2015
The ultimate Apple iPhone versus Google Android showdown
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
We wouldn't advise getting either model in 16GB, so go for the 32GB Nexus 5x or 64GB iPhone 6s. The iPhone is the better device, in terms of both software and hardware (and blending the two together). But the Nexus 5x isn't a bad phone by any means, and it offers enough functionality to make most people happy. A lot of it comes (as it so often does) down to how much you want to stay in (or join) the Apple ecosystem of apps, entertainment and iCloud. Also, how much are you willing to pay for a slicker and easier-to-use interface? Apple fans will already have made up their mind, as will coders who find Android an easier environment to develop for.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 10/14/2015
80% iPhone 6S review
Source: V3.co.uk English
The iPhone 6S offers the same high-quality screen and great performance of the iPhone 6, and 3D Touch is an impressive piece of tech and a useful addition. But it's disappointing that battery life has been affected to such an extent by the Taptic Engine.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/13/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Apple iPhone 6s Review: In Depth
Source: Recombu English
Users of older iPhones will find moving to a 6s far more beneficial, provided they can leave their smaller-screened iDevices behind. Those coming from Android or Windows Phone won’t regret jumping ship either as the 6s places Apple back amongst the top smartphone makers out there.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/13/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
Apple iPhone 6s vs LG G4
Source: Phone Arena English
The iPhone 6s is a complete all-around package with little compromises and lots of polished features that work reliably. But if you aren't after the iPhone 6s' “premium” appeal, you need to consider the fact that the LG G4 presents better value for money. A solid all-around Android phone, the LG G4 costs as much as $200 less than a 16GB iPhone 6s, but has at least three things going over it — a bigger display, a more elaborate camera, and a louder speaker. But, even when we put design and user interface aside, which are both subjective characteristics, the iPhone 6s does win over the LG G4 in terms of display accuracy, sheer performance, camera consistency, app quality, and battery life. Although one can certainly learn to live with the G4's shortcomings, the iPhone 6s is consistently better in almost every regard, and demanding users will find the price premium well worth it.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2015
Apple iPhone 6s vs Samsung Galaxy S6
Source: Phone Arena English
With both handsets going for similar approaches on a number of levels, we should really be looking at their more pronounced differences. First off, the screen of the iPhone 6s is less pixel-heavy, but that doesn't really detract from the actual user experience, and comes as a bonus in the way of smoother navigation, higher frame rate in games, and — as it turns out — satisfying battery life. With regards to software experience, cameras, browsing and most other aspects, it's almost always a question of trade-off between quality and quantity, with the iPhone 6s gravitating towards the quality side of things, and the Galaxy S6 demonstrating a preference towards the “more is better” approach.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2015
Apple iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6
Source: Phone Arena English
From a purely practical perspective, we’re – – most impressed with 3D Touch and all the potential that comes with it, but also with Live Photos and 4K video, which looks a lot better than 1080p. If money is not an issue, these are indeed meaningful improvements across the board with the iPhone 6s, so you have a good enough reason to upgrade from the 6. Gamers should also be excited about the A9 and 3D Touch in games. For all the rest that are looking for a more practical reason to upgrade (rose gold does not count) and are more or less on budget, we'd say you'll be perfectly OK if you just stick with the iPhone 6 for another year.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/08/2015
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs iphone 6S
Source: Android Authority English
The choice here is simple. Do you prefer the customization of Android over the simplicity of iOS? Do you prefer the third party accessory support the iPhone gets over the fragmented Android device market? Do you prefer to be on the cutting edge of specifications at all times? Being in touch with what you truly like as a user will help you make this decision, and even if you jump from one ship to the other, the overall ability to get things done is about the same.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/07/2015
89% Reinventing the Multi Touch, not the wheel
Source: Pocketnow English
So what’s the verdict? Should you buy the iPhone 6s? Is it worth its top-dollar cost? Of course it is. Between the solid design, terrific camera, silky-smooth performance, and selection of quality apps, it’s no wonder the iPhone is the most popular phone on the market. If you’re someone who values customization or hardware expandability, then you’re probably better suited looking towards other options from Samsung, Motorola, or LG, but if you want a phone that does most things well straight out of the box, works everywhere, and has plenty of third-party support for apps and accessories, it’s really hard to go wrong with the iPhone 6s — just so long as you prefer a smaller form factor. If, on the other hand, you like your phone to be large and in charge, with all the benefits of a phablet like a huge screen and an equally huge battery … the iPhone 6s Plus may be the better option for you.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 85%
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
80% Review: Apple iPhone 6s
Source: Wired Magazine English
Let’s get this out of the way: Apple’s new iPhone color is pink, not rose gold. But that said, it is the most important feature of the 6s. Why? It’s the only way you can visually tell the world that you have The New iPhone.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/05/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
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
90% iPhone 6S review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Yeah, probably. While a small corner of the internet secretly hopes Apple will drop a clanger – or convinces themselves it already has – this time round it hasn’t. The better question is who should buy it? iPhone 5S owners who don’t want to “upsize” should sign on the dotted line. You could wait for the iPhone 7 if you’re feeling patient, but the 6S is a great upgrade. 3D Touch is fantastic and the S6 is so, very, very fast.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/04/2015
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 100% features: 80% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
91% iPhone 6s and 6s Plus
Source: Engadget English
It's easy to say that these are the best iPhones Apple has ever made, but that's true every year. Like I said before, a device's worth isn't tied directly to a single feature: The important thing is how all of its components and design flourishes and features and interaction elements fit together as a unified whole. The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus nail it -- mostly.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 91%
iPhone 6s review
Source: BGR English
Apple’s new iPhone 6s certainly has a few pain points, and I’ll be looking for Apple to correct them in next year’s iPhone 7. The pros outweigh the cons by a big margin though, and there is still nothing out there that can match Apple.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/30/2015
93% Apple iPhone 6s Review
Source: Phone Arena English
It's not every day that such a complete and coherent smartphone comes to market. Perhaps more thoroughly than any other time, though, this year's iPhone 6s has become the center of so much technological advancement, that it's able to gain a surprising amount of lead against its counterparts. That is not to say the Apple iPhone 6s is necessarily the best in each and every department; rather, it means there doesn't seem to be an area where it comes off as incompetent. And, as a matter of fact, it does prove to the best on a remarkable number of frontiers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/30/2015
Rating: Total score: 93%
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
100% Simply, a fantastic smartphone
Source: PC Pro English
I’ve been pretty positive in my last few iPhone reviews, largely because Apple has got very little wrong. Year after year, it has churned out new models with great success, alternatively boosting power and camera resolution, then refining the design to the point at which it was tough to see where it could go next. With 3D Touch, however, Apple has delivered something bigger than you could possibly imagine, the next step in the evolution of the smartphone (you wait, soon everyone will be copying it). It’s done so without compromising screen quality or battery life, and has even found the time to improve the phone’s cameras, boosted its all-round resilience plus – as befitting an S generation iPhone – the performance and internals.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% More of the same plus 3D Touch
Source: T3 English
If there’d been something tangible to grab onto with the new iPhone - a longer lasting battery, a higher-res screen - then perhaps it would have been easy to recommend this model without question. But even still, if you're an iPhone fan then there's no question which is the right one to go for, with the 6S offering future proofing a really fun new interface to play with.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
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%
100% Apple iPhone 6s review
Source: Gadget Show English
The iPhone 6s is easily the best iPhone to date, boasting a hugely impressive camera, even faster Touch ID and solid build quality - but you pretty much expected that, right? While 3D Touch is still the new kid on the block and needs time to mature, it's a positive step that shows that the 's' range isn't just about slight improvements, and if you're coming from an iPhone 6, you won't feel short changed as it takes several steps forward. It's a huge leap ahead from previous iPhones though, and compared to the top Android handsets,
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% While Apple's latest iPhone looks the same, everything has changed; 3D Touch will change how you interact with your iPhone
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
We're really impressed by the offerings of the iPhone 6s, especially the 3D Touch technology. If it catches on (and we think it will) 3D Touch will completely change how people interact with their iPhones, both in terms of browsing the web and social media as well as when gaming. The camera overhaul is definitely a welcome addition too, especially when you consider Apple hasn't upped the resolution of its iSight camera since the iPhone 4s back in 2011. This works well with Live Photos, a new software feature that captures a gif-like video complete with audio when you take a photo - 1.5 seconds before the photo was taken, and 1.5 seconds after. It doesn't just boast impressive new features, the boosted internals provide us with a much faster iPhone than we're used to, and tasks that would take seconds on our iPhone 6 Plus took a split second on the iPhone 6s.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% iPhone 6S review
Source: Techradar English
Apple's idea that 'The only thing that's changed is everything' seems instantly to be a bit of misnomer. Yes, on paper you can point to a lot of things: improved structure, new interface method, Live Photos, a sharper camera, a more powerful engine, but in reality only 3D Touch offers a significant upgrade. The iPhone 6S is a long way from a bad phone because, simply, it's an iPhone. That's not me saying that anything Apple does it going to be great, but the reason so many people fall over themselves to get the new iPhone is because they know it will be a solid experience with very intelligent interface touches and a great app store, coupled with a great camera. To many, that's all they need.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/26/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
iPhone 6s Unboxing
Source: IGN English
video review
video review
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/25/2015
Apple iPhone 6s preview
Source: Recombu English
We've not played with the iPhone 6s for long enough to pass final judgement – that will have to wait a couple of days -- but what we can say with complete conviction is that it is a definite improvement on the standard iPhone 6. Its cameras, particularly the selfie cam, are vastly superior, it's noticeably faster and, more importantly, the 3D Touch feature could potentially revolutionise the way we use, or expect to use our phones.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/24/2015
iPhone 6s vs Samsung Galaxy S6 comparison: Should I buy the new iPhone or the Samsung Galaxy S6?
Source: PC Advisor English
We can't offer our full verdict on the iPhone 6s until we've spent more time with it in the PC Advisor office, but we expect it to impress us. We're pleased to see camera improvements and the innovative new 3D Touch display, but we do wish that screen was higher-resolution to match the Samsung Galaxy S6, which absolutely blows the 6s out of the water in that area.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 09/22/2015
Apple iPhone 6S review: Is 3D Touch worth the upgrade?
Source: Pocket Lint English
An iPhone S update year usually means a couple of new features that most people could take or leave, but the iPhone 6S is the most exciting S model for a long time. It bucks the usual trend, delivering a phone that will offer plenty to iPhone users new and old alike, with 3D Touch a principle new feature that will lead iPhone functionality going forward. Improved battery life, enhanced cameras, slick operability from iOS 9 all make the iPhone 6S great to use, even if the screen resolution is still behind the current flagship curve. The addition of Live Photos, 4K video and baked-in Hey Siri might be less integral to all, but they're the kind of fun features people want and that Apple delivers well.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/22/2015
100% Apple iPhone 6s review
Source: Stuff TV English
Even if you take Time-Lapse videos more often than you do Slow-Mo, the 3D Touch shortcut choice has been made for you. Potentially, this feature will be even better when third-party app functionality kicks in. Imagine applying pressure in Real Racing 3 to speed up, just like you would gun the accelerator in real life.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/22/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% Apple iPhone 6s – full Australian review
Source: Gadgetguy English
Overall, the iPhone 6s is a pleasant surprise when we’ve come to expect an incremental bump from ‘s’ models rather than a lot of new features. The 3D Touch display provides you with a novel and efficient way to interact with your apps. The camera is a genuinely impressive improvement, and 4K support, a more powerful processor and faster wireless connectivity are welcome additions.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/22/2015
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 100% features: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
Should you buy the new iPhone 6s or stick with last year's model?
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
We'll be spending more time with the iPhone 6s over the coming weeks, but there's no doubt that the introduction of 3D Touch, a faster processor and a better camera makes it a pretty significant update, particularly if you get the new Rose Gold model. That said, if you've already got the iPhone 6 it's well worth considering whether you really need those extra features, as it's no small investment.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 09/17/2015
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
Apple iPhone 6s review (hands-on): 3D Touch makes the difference
Source: PC Pro English
I really like the iPhone 6s. 3D Touch alone has made me envious that I don’t have one already. It’s a feature that really does change things, and it's so easy to use. Add in the improved 12-megapixel iSight camera, 4K video capture and the new Live Photos feature, and my envy grows bigger.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/14/2015
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 Hands-On: Getting a Feel for 3D Touch
Source: Tom's Guide English
Testing whether the A9 processor inside the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus is actually 70 percent faster at CPU tasks than the A8 chip will have to wait until the new phones arrive. And while I wasn't able to bend the new phones at will -- Apple employees tend to discourage that -- the 7000 series aluminum frames feel a bit sturdier than the current iPhones.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/10/2015
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

80% Apple iPhone 6S
Source: hifitest.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
87% Der Lückenfüller
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/27/2016
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 49% performance: 98% features: 71% display: 96% mobility: 83%
90% Apple iPhone 6S
Source: Android Magazin - Heft 3/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
Kleiner, aber genauso gut
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2015
Test: Mobiles Internet mit dem iPhone 6S im o2-Netz
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/16/2015
Test: Mobiles Internet mit dem iPhone 6S im Vodafone-Netz
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/16/2015
Muskeltraining für die Finger
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/08/2015
Apple iPhone 6s
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/08/2015
Muskeltraining für die Finger
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/08/2015
Test: Mobiles Internet mit dem iPhone 6S im Telekom-Netz
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/08/2015
90% Druckempfindlicher Zwilling des iPhone 6
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
94% Apple iPhone 6S im ausführlichen Test
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/02/2015
Rating: Total score: 94% features: 90% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 95%
iPhone 6S und 6S Plus
Source: Mac Welt German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 09/29/2015
84% Recenzja iPhone 6s: Atak sklonowanych jabłek
Source: Teleguru Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80%
90% İphone 6s İncelemesi
Source: Tekno Seyir TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Đọ chi tiết camera iPhone 7 và iPhone 6s
Source: VNReview VN→EN
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 09/23/2016

Comment

Model: The Apple iPhone 6S is an update to the iPhone series, which improves on capability, but has little design change. Apple usually keeps the main design over 2 generations of iPhones and the Apple iPhone 6S has a similar profile as the predecessor including curved edges, beautiful rounded sides and premium construct. One of the key improvements is the addition of 3D Touch which takes into account how hard the user presses the screen and enables multiple functionality improving navigation. There are four colors to choose from; silver, gold, space grey and rose gold and storage options consist of 16, 64 and 128 GB.

The 143 g smartphone comes with a 4.7 inch Retina HD display and boasts superb resolution and clarity. At the heart of the Apple iPhone 6S is an A9 processor with 64-bit architecture and an embedded motion coprocessor. The iSight camera on the device is rated at 12 MP and has an aperture of f/2.2 while front camera comes with a 5 MP sensor. As with the previous generation there is a fingerprint sensor embedded into the circular Home button. The Apple iPhone 6S comes with a built-in Lithium-Ion battery that enables up to 14 hours of talktime on the 3G network.

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.
4.7":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.143 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).


88.56%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» 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 Plus
A9 / PowerVR GT7600, A9, 5.5", 0.192 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 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, 15.6", 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 (2.7 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)