Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus against the world


Although they've been on the shelves for just a few days now, the hallmark Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have already obliterated a few sales records during their launch weekend. However, that was practically a no-brainer - both the Apple iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus belong to the arguably most popular family of smartphones. They usually bask in a lot of popularity, but does this mean that they are the best smartphones money can buy right now? Well, as with most things in life, this depends on your personal taste.

Apple's latest and greatest have a tough competition against them, and the rivals are neither outnumbered nor outgunned. We are talking about a bunch of Android contenders that came out straight from the likes of Samsung, LG, HTC, Sony, and others. On paper, their flagships can surely challenge the iPhone crop in various performance- and feature-related battles, and although it's hard to determine a real winner in a real-world comparison, we made a few in-depth reviews that compared the iPhone 6 and its 5.5" counterpart, the iPhone 6 Plus, against a whole galaxy of smartphone superstars. 

Check out our in-depth toe-to-toe battles between Apple's latest and their gravest Android rivals. Don't forget to check out our reviews of both the Apple iPhone 6 and the Apple iPhone 6 Plus, too.


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27 Comments

1. dil2abu

Posts: 315; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

I liked the plus version though..

22. Jinto

Posts: 436; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

World FTW!

2. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

The galaxy s5,one m8,g3,note 3 have defeated the iphone 6 and 6 plus respectively. But no doubt, due to the huge fan base and loyal customers of apple, these two new devices would be the best selling smartphones yet

5. cabuya

Posts: 41; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

i will give you a sample how apple make the new iphones. they all sit in a meeting they say lets make the best iphone ever made..... one month later Tim cook say ok we have the best spec for the iphone now let take have half for now and save the other half for next year iphone 6s and there yo go

6. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I do agree with you, before it was apple that was innovating but now with every device they release each year they are just watching the innovations android comes up every few years and just picks up the features one by one. Apple is just sitting up their asses while making google do all the progress that they'll later on adapt and people will claim it as revolutionary once the former introduces it

16. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Copy, Patent then make it popular. next thing we will see is Apple make a iWaterproof phone like SONY.

17. technosiastic

Posts: 33; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

Are u nuts ???? Iphone 6 & 6 plus defeated all these so called ' beasts' in almost Every category except battery life

19. wildfiregt

Posts: 179; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

LOL Iphone 6 sucks in camera,battery,screen resolution,only 1GB of RAM, When you'll say iphone is faster bla blahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPhkPXVxISY Against year old nexus 5

3. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

I'm thinking about giving apple a try with the plus when it's actually available. My opo won't go too far away though

4. tury694

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

Please stop posting the gfx benchmarks before they are fixed. The resolution for onscreen tests is being incorrectly detected resulting in higher scores. Off screen scores are the only accurate ones for the comparisons.

7. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2363; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Against 2012.......

8. Dude2014

Posts: 448; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

It's Apple. They can even sell crap if it has their logo. :)

9. LeBrownJames

Posts: 201; Member since: Mar 17, 2014

Z3/Z3C vs IP6/IP6+ please.

10. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

I would love to know what world these editors come from. Purchasing the best money can buy, usually incorporates an itemized list of amenities that users may need or want at their discretion. I'm quite sure Mercedes, Bentley and other elegant auto manufacturers are not purposely leaving items out because they feel customers don't need or want them. If any of these editors were to purchase high priced luxury autos, they would be rather picky on the car offering up the most options for the price. Yet, when it comes to these iphones, it becomes perfectly acceptable to excuse Apple for omitting select items that the competition offers at a lower price. John B.

11. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

Let's be real for a second, the new Apple has zero compititon right now, even last years 5S is faster than all this years "flagships".

12. Dude2014

Posts: 448; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

Faster? You sir need to see a doctor. Your brain must be damaged.

13. LeBrownJames

Posts: 201; Member since: Mar 17, 2014

You sir should stop whatever you're drinking right now.

14. slh163

Posts: 140; Member since: May 19, 2014

oh really, so please explain to me why this 350$ and a year old phone still on par and even faster than the just released iphone 6, please enlighten me:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPhkPXVxISY&list=UUB4dWKbwgl3U3ohBmrT7k3w

15. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

VS. the World? Are you serious

18. tyson3

Posts: 65; Member since: May 15, 2012

I have had almost every top smartphone to date and I was dead set on the note edge. I recently bought the 6 plus and it is the best phone I have owned to this point. I was an iPhone fan either! This phone works great and so is the battery. iOS 8 is great as well. I won't get the note edge now bc this phone is simply fast, great specs, and even has great outdoor visibility. Anyone who buys this phone won't be disappointed at all!

20. johnjohns

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 23, 2014

What about the Sony Xperias Z2 and Z3?

21. krasi

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 12, 2014

"Best smartphone money can buy" is where the answer is hiding - iphone6 is far from that. It is an overpriced gadget for fanboys. Most Android and Windows flagships could offer more for less money, so it's a non brainer. Z3 compact is more powerful, more capable, more compact, have double the batery life, it's water and dust resistant, and cost at least 200$ less... Why the hell anyone will buy iphone if not a fanboy. All the best for everyone with their preferences, but some of my friends with iphones already think switching to Z3compact.

23. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

The number of Apple articles each day are over 9000....

24. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

I think that they have to fight against a tight jean first than to the world xD

25. kampalalove2003

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 26, 2014

whatever that works for you, get it. I still dislike alot about apple but I take the iphone anytime. and yes it does cost too much. I have always been a windows phone person. am not into games or alot of apps that I dont use

26. st2000

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 13, 2014

There was a company that used to say big screen is useless and more than 300ppi is just for promotion use. Where is that company and its fan? Now ifans are restrictedly big screens lover it seems they are not able think and choose something by themselves and company brain washed them & do it for them.

27. milkboy54

Posts: 39; Member since: Oct 04, 2014

They bend. These are some flimsy phones....terrible

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