Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus: all new features


The new Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have officially broken cover and along with all the rumors that came true, Apple managed to serve quite a few pleasant surprises.

The two new iPhones have not changed much in terms of outwards appearance (sure, there is the new color option), but on the inside Apple has done quite the work with not only the fancy 3D Touch features that takes a lot of clever engineering, but also with a host of new software features that you may not have noticed.

We've rounded the essential new features of the new iPhone 6s family right below, so you can take a quick look at everything that's worth knowing. So which one is your favorite new iPhone 6s feature?

All the essential new iPhone 6s features



3D Touch comes with a host of new uses


Where is 3D Touch you may wonder? Well, good question! It is such a significant upgrade that we've decided to take a deeper look at its most important new aspects on a separate terms right below.

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iPhone 6s
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9 APL0898, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1715 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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41 Comments

1. gaming64 unregistered

3d Touch seems to be very useful. Loved the camera samples. Other than that, nothing but an incremental upgrade so I guess I'll skip this for the iPhone 7.

3. bbarbarioli

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 07, 2014

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7. sgodsell

Posts: 7215; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

So no 2 GB of ram.

9. MSi_GS70 unregistered

why it has STILL protruding camera when it is thicker ??!?! what a FAIL

2. Furbal unregistered

Camera should be pretty damn good, 3d touch i think will be a gimmick

4. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

3D touch reminds me of that hover function Samsung made up in the S4 I think it was.

5. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Yeah I totally forgot about that! And it's not that it was useless, its just that nobody ever made more apps that used it.

21. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

well with apple behind it, you can bet apps will do something with it. Apple pays for special features and exclusive content in apps all the time. Even if they don't Apps tend to get new stuff way before android sadly

23. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I do see more use of 3D touch, mainly because hovering above the screen is more bothersome than light or hard pressing the screen. Especially with the tactile feedback the haptic engine provides.

12. FReDcc

Posts: 73; Member since: Jun 11, 2015

yea its somthing similar to that but its different when it comes to gaming

22. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

because it was kinda stupid and pointless, the only goodthing about it was swapping through something while eating finger food. lol

38. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

hovering s-pen over Snote series screens also add some extra functionality

6. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

$1029 cdn for the Iphone 6s 16gb.......I would love to see someone try and rationalize this. Yes the Canadian dollar sucks but the Note 5 is like $799 cdn I believe and Apple is the richest company in the world and never lowered prices when our dollar was strong. lol

10. 87186

Posts: 312; Member since: Aug 01, 2014

Why do you think they're so rich?

14. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

€850 in Europe for the 16gb 6S, whilte the Z5 (which has more features) costs €700. That's insane.

16. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Yup, lets hope this is the year that people put their foot down and Apple loses their aura that creates so many lopsided double standards in their favor. $849 cdn 16gb iphone 6 all the way to $1029. Crazy

8. BLSEOTB

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 24, 2015

"Just dont call it pink" its f****n pink!

11. shy2papa

Posts: 336; Member since: Jan 23, 2010

I am truly impressed as long as IPhone 6s comes with 2gb ram

13. Rager722 unregistered

But how is the battery on both iPhone6ss and Plus?

15. darkkjedii

Posts: 30969; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

So no split view slide over, or picture in picture. PA, can we at least get conformation on the ram amount? I don't see 3D touch alone, getting me to lineup

19. SamDH1

Posts: 419; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

Yeah it seems like 3D touch and the new cameras are the only thing that has actually been changed after all the hype, and there is most definetly lags around the place now with 1GB of RAM. Surely there is 2GB. ( Also, 3D touch doesn't sound like an Apple thing. It sounds like it's from a Chinese maker. It's weird. I just been saying it to my mates, and it doesn't sound like Apple :p )

31. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Sounds like Samsung and it's also a copy of many of the note things, jokers

36. viper1983

Posts: 36; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

Like?

27. tedkord

Posts: 17312; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Is that verified?

28. darkkjedii

Posts: 30969; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

By all accounts it is. I'm hoping to be wrong.

17. Cyberthing

Posts: 127; Member since: Nov 18, 2014

I can imagine the 3D touch feature potentially being a feature that users won't be able to do without. Possibly one day it'll be recognised as one of basic ways of navigation on a mobile screen beside touch.

18. bistech

Posts: 59; Member since: Jul 23, 2015

wow. So many new features. Everyone will copy the 3d touch and the rose gold color.

25. tedkord

Posts: 17312; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Probably not. And, Apple copied the rose gold from Samsung.

30. bucky

Posts: 3778; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

From a Samsung phone ten years ago nobody heard about? Nice try.

32. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

They 100% copied airview,

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