Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs iPhone 6s Plus vs iPhone 6 Plus: specs comparison

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs iPhone 6s Plus vs iPhone 6
Let's talk about the iPhone Plus and it's three iterations so far.

What started as merely a supersized version of the iPhone 6 rolling under the "bigger than bigger" tagline has now evolved to Apple's most advanced mobile device yet, greatly distinguishing itself from the regular iPhone 7 with its dual camera and unique camera features that enable you to enjoy lossless optical zoom and bokeh-rich portrait effect.

Indeed, we are pretty impressed with the 7 Plus so far, so were quick to put it against its two predecessors, the 6s Plus and the 6 Plus. Needless to say, the iPhone 7 Plus trumps these with relative ease.

Here's in what areas exactly:

Display

Size

5.5 inches
5.5 inches
5.5 inches

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

67.91 %
67.91 %
67.58 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
500 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Apple A8
Apple A9 APL1022
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

PowerVR GX6450
PowerVR GT7600
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

1GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable
256GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Battery

Capacity

2915 mAh
2750 mAh
2900 mAh

Stand-by time

16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 20 days (472 h)
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 20 days (472 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

24.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)
24.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
 
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 0 days (0 h)

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours
3G: 13 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

80.00 hours
80.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

14.00 hours
14.00 hours
12.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera

 
 
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus)

Specifications

 
 
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 MP
5 MP
7 MP

Video capture

1280x720 (HD)
 
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions

6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches (158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

6.07 oz (172.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
 
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 949
$ 949
$ 969



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