Apple iPhone 6s Plus

Announced:
Sep 9, 2015
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 25, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

9.2
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Display

Display size:

5.5 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

401 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

67.91 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

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

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

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

Features:

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 megapixels

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Apple A9 APL1022

Processor:

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU:

PowerVR GT7600

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB, not expandable

OS:

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment:

Apple Pay

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

2750 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Stand-by time:

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)

Internet use:

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

Music playback:

80.00 hours

Video playback:

14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 09, 2015

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2944A link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.91 W/kg

Body:

1.14 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.14 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 949

This device is also known as Apple A1634, Apple A1687

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Apple iPhone 6s Plus

with 16 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

MSRP price:

$ 749

Apple iPhone 6s Plus

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

64 GB

MSRP price:

$ 849

Apple iPhone 6s Plus

A1634

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available

Description

Not much has changed on the surface since the Apple iPhone 6s Plus introduced an updated look with a laminated screen and comfortably round corners. This time around, though, Apple is beating its chest for incorporating Series 7000 aluminum instead of the anodized aluminum it's been traditionally using. The screen on the iPhone 6s Plus is virtually unchanged from what its originator brought forth, but the smartphone has gained 3D Touch control that lets users deliberately choose between a light tap, a press, and a "deeper" press, triggering a range of specific controls. Other notable additions include the Apple A9 chipset, 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM, and a 12MP rear camera with 4K resolution video recording.

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