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

Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.7 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

401 ppi
520 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

67.91 %
75.03 %
67.91 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
21 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 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) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Recording format

 
MPEG4, H.264
H.264, MOV

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Video capture

 
 
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions

6.23 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)

Weight

6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.31 oz (179 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Splash, Dust; IP 52
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL1022
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Apple A8

Processor

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Adreno 418
PowerVR GX6450

RAM

2 GB LPDDR4
3 GB LPDDR3
1 GB LPDDR3

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)

Battery

Capacity

2750 mAh
3000 mAh
2915 mAh

Charging

 
Yes
 

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)

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

Internet use

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

Music playback

80.00 hours
 
80.00 hours

Video playback

14.00 hours
 
14.00 hours

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 949
 
$ 949


Related phones

iPhone 6s Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2750 mAh(24h 3G talk time)
iPhone 6 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2915 mAh(24h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. fyah_king unregistered

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

8. HildyJ

Posts: 338; Member since: Aug 11, 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.

2. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 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.

4. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

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

5. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 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.

6. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 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.

7. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

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

3. janis

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 10, 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 :)

10. SundovChildress

Posts: 71; Member since: Sep 20, 2015

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11. SundovChildress

Posts: 71; Member since: Sep 20, 2015

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