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iPhone 6s Plus vs Moto X Style vs iPhone 6 Plus: Specs comparison

iPhone 6s Plus vs Moto X Style vs iPhone 6 Plus: Specs comparison
Well, folks, the insanely successful iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have officially turned 12 months old and, as tradition dictates, Apple has announced their rehashed versions – the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Retaining the very same design as their predecessors, but carrying a hardware bump, the new Apple handsets may face some serious competition not only in the face of the progressive 2015 Android flagships, but also the soon-to-be-cheaper iPhones of yesteryear.

Remember the Moto X Style? Motorola's surprise phablet, which was announced at the end of July and should launch some time this September. The 5.7” handset is the Moto line's top-tier handset and it definitely looks interesting enough to draw some custome attention its way.

So, how does the new iPhone 6s Plus compare to the upcoming Moto X Style and the 2014 iPhone 6 Plus? Let's look at them side by side!

Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs Motorola Moto X Style vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Design
OSiOS (10.x, 9.x)Android (7.0, 6.0, 5.1)iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x)
Dimensions6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)6.06 x 3.00 x 0.44 inches (153.9 x 76.2 x 11.06 mm)6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches (158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm)
Weight6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
6.31 oz (179 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
MaterialsMain body: AluminumMain body: PlasticMain body: Aluminum
FeaturesFingerprint (touch) Fingerprint (touch)
Rugged Splash, Dust resistant 
IP certified IP 52 
Display
Physical size5.5 inches5.7 inches5.5 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

401 ppi520 ppi401 ppi
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

IPS LCDIPS LCDIPS LCD
Screen-to-body ratio67.91 %75.03 %67.91 %
Colors16 777 21616 777 21616 777 216
Peak brightness500 cd/m2 (nit) 500 cd/m2 (nit)
Camera
Camera12 megapixels21 megapixels8 megapixels
FlashDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.2F2.0F2.2
Focal length (35mm equivalent)29 mm27 mm29 mm
Camera sensor size1/3"1/2.4"1/3"
Pixel size1.22 μm1.1 μm1.5 μm
Hardware FeaturesSapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Geo taggingTouch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingTouch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Camcorder3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps)3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps)
Recording format MPEG4, H.264H.264, MOV
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharingHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video callingOptical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Front-facing camera5 megapixels5 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Video capture  1280x720 (720p HD)
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Apple A9 APL1022Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992Apple A8
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bitHexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bitDual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit
Graphics processorPowerVR GT7600 Adreno 418PowerVR GX6450
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

2 GB RAM / LPDDR43 GB RAM / LPDDR31 GB RAM (1600 MHz) / LPDDR3
Built-in storage128 GB64 GB128 GB
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC 
Battery
Capacity2750 mAh3000 mAh2915 mAh
Fast Charge Yes 
Stand-by time16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 19 days (467 h)
 16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 19 days (467 h)
Talk time (3G)24.00 hours
the average is 41 h (2431 min)
 24.00 hours
the average is 41 h (2431 min)
Internet use   
3G12 hours 12 hours
LTE12 hours 12 hours
Wi-Fi12 hours 12 hours
Music playback80.00 hours 80.00 hours
Video playback14.00 hours 14.00 hours
Multimedia
Mirroring Wireless screen share 
Cellular
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz800, 1900 MHz800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
LTE (FDD)Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 25, 28Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28
LTE (TDD)Bands 38, 39, 40, 41Bands 40, 41 
DataLTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPALTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTSLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
Connectivity
Mobile PaymentApple Pay Apple Pay
Shopping information
MSRP price€ 1069 / $ 949 $ 949


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posted on 09 Sep 2015, 14:53 2

1. fyah_king (Posts: 902; Member since: 22 Jul 2013)


So, the 6s plus is taller and heavier than the moto, but with a smaller screen.lol

posted on 09 Sep 2015, 20:06

8. HildyJ (Posts: 303; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


Also the rumors were true that it's taller, wider, and fatter (not to mention significantly heavier) than the 6 Plus so you'll need a new case. And even with the added space and weight, music playback is reduced 37%. The A9's power efficiency must truly suck.

posted on 09 Sep 2015, 14:55

2. arch_angel (Posts: 1651; Member since: 20 Feb 2015)


I Say Again, Not Much Of A Specs Comparison Without The Cpu Clock Speeds And The Gpu Isn't Even Listed LOL. Literally No Point In this Article.

posted on 09 Sep 2015, 16:41

4. Scott93274 (Posts: 5231; Member since: 06 Aug 2013)


Dude, there's no mention of how much RAM there is in the phone or even the battery capacity either.

posted on 09 Sep 2015, 18:41

5. arch_angel (Posts: 1651; Member since: 20 Feb 2015)


Yeah But Ram Is Suppose To Be 2 And The Battery Is Suppose To Be Smaller And Now That Has Been Proven. But Ram Is Still A Mystery Wouldn't Surprise Me If It Was 1.5 instead Of 2.

posted on 09 Sep 2015, 19:07

6. Scott93274 (Posts: 5231; Member since: 06 Aug 2013)


That battery capacity is a slap in the face, I cannot believe they went backwards, it's now less than half the Moto X Play.

posted on 09 Sep 2015, 19:33

7. arch_angel (Posts: 1651; Member since: 20 Feb 2015)


IKR They Put In A More Efficient Chip And Was Like Now We Can Reduce The Battery To Cut Back On Cost. #WTF

posted on 09 Sep 2015, 15:49 2

3. janis (Posts: 364; Member since: 10 Mar 2014)


moto x half the price, bigger battery, 2x screen resolution, expendable storage, any questions?
you can always add sticker on the back of the phone :)

posted on 10 Sep 2015, 02:26

9. johany00111 (Posts: 5; Member since: 10 Sep 2015)


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posted on 13 Oct 2015, 03:36

10. SundovChildress (Posts: 71; Member since: 20 Sep 2015)


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posted on 03 Nov 2015, 04:03

11. SundovChildress (Posts: 71; Member since: 20 Sep 2015)


How to move photos, contacts and more between Android and iPhone
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