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

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

Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.5 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9
 
 

Pixel density

401 ppi
401 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

67.58 %
67.91 %
67.91 %

Peak brightness

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

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

Second camera

12 megapixels
 
 

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus
 
 

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
 
 

Video recording

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)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Recording format

 
 
H.264, MOV

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
5 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
 
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions

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)
6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches (158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 
 

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Notification light
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Apple A9 APL1022
Apple A8

Processor

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

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
PowerVR GT7600
PowerVR GX6450

RAM

3 GB LPDDR4
2 GB LPDDR4
1 GB LPDDR3

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

2900 mAh
2750 mAh
2915 mAh

Stand-by time

 
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)
 
 

Internet use

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

Music playback

60.00 hours
80.00 hours
80.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
14.00 hours
14.00 hours

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 969
$ 949
$ 949



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5 Comments

1. m11ann

Posts: 9; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Why so big rush about this comparasion? You still dont know key specs and still you are anouncing this kind of news?

2. sgodsell

Posts: 7190; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

That is iPhonearena for you.

3. Derekjeter

Posts: 1466; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

It would be cheaper to just buy a water proof case than to upgrade. I'm so tempted to upgrade though, that glossy black is calling me along with the new WATCH

4. redstu36

Posts: 51; Member since: Sep 28, 2008

So those of us who don't want the Incredible Hulk in our pocket are SOL in the camera department, huh...

5. dubaiboy78

Posts: 442; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

It has 2gb and 2915mah battery.. Soooo 2012!!! Failed !!!

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