Apple iPhone 6s review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Quick Verdict

The iPhone 6s is a solid upgrade for older iPhone owners if you can get one at the right price.

The good

  • Good app performance for a phone of its age
  • 3D Touch
  • Good camera
  • Live Photos

The bad

  • Battery life isn't great
  • Relatively low resolution screen
  • It's still somewhat premium priced

iPhone 6s at a glance
When did the iPhone 6s come out? November 2015.
What’s new about the iPhone 6s? 3D Touch Support.
How much does the iPhone 6s cost? $699 (32GB) $849 (128GB).

The iPhone 6s is a solid device, as most iPhones tend to be, but its increasing age means it's only worth considering on a low-cost contract or if you can get one at a bargain price.

Design

  • Classic iPhone design.
  • Not a lot of display screen for its size.

Camera

  • A decent single-lens camera, although newer iPhones have much better cameras.

Performance

  • Solid performance against similarly aged handsets.

Battery life

  • Poor battery life.

Verdict

  • A "classic" iPhone option, but not one you should pay full price for.

Pricing and availability

  • Apple sells the iPhone 6s outright for $699 (32GB) or $849 (128GB).
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OS iOS 9
Display size (inches) 4.7
Display resolution (pixels) 1334 x 750
Pixels per inch (PPI) 326
Processor A9
Height (mm) 138.3
Width (mm) 67.1
Depth (mm) 7.1
Weight (g) 143
Battery size (mAh) 1,715
Wireless charging No
Internal storage 32GB
128GB
MicroSD expansion N/A
Fingerprint scanner Yes
RAM 2
Water resistance N/A
Rear camera (1) resolution 12
Rear camera (1) aperture f/2.2
Rear camera (2) resolution
Rear camera (2) aperture
Rear camera (3) resolution
Rear camera (3) aperture
Front camera (1) resolution 5
Front camera (1) aperture f/2.2
Front camera (2) resolution
Front camera (2) aperture
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed Category 6
NFC support Yes
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Updated September 24th, 2018
Name Product Processor type Display size Display resolution Internal storage
Apple A12
6.1
1792 x 828
64GB
128GB
256GB
Apple A12 Bionic
5.8
2436x1125
64GB
256GB
512GB
Apple A12
6.5
2688 x 1242
64GB
256GB
512GB
A11
5.8
2436 x 1125
64GB
256GB
A11
4.7
1334 x 750
64GB
256GB
A11
5.5
1920 x 1080
64GB
256GB
A10
4.7
1334 x 750
32GB
128GB
256GB
A10
5.5
1920 x 1080
32GB
128GB
256GB
A9
4
1136 x 640
32GB
128GB
A9
5.5
1920 x 1080
32GB
128GB
A9
4.7
1334 x 750
32GB
128GB
A8
4.7
1334 x 750
16GB
32GB
64GB
128GB

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