Apple iPhone 6s vs Apple iPod Touch (2019) vs Apple iPhone XR

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Display

Size:

4.7 inches
4.0 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

1334 x 750 pixels, 326 PPI
1136 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI
1792 x 828 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 326 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.71 %
60.95 %
79.24 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

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

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A9 APL0898
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor:

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 16 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GT7600
PowerVR Series 7XT GT7600 Plus
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

2GB LPDDR4
3GB

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
256GB
64GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

1715 mAh
2942 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

5 MP (HDR)
1.2 MP (HDR)
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)
4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches (123.4 x 58.6 x 6.1 mm)
5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)

Weight:

5.04 oz (143.0 g)
3.10 oz (88.0 g)
6.84 oz (194.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink, Blue, Red
Black, Yellow, Blue, Red, White, Rose gold

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 09, 2015

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2946A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.45 W/kg

Body:

0.38 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 849
$ 399
$ 749

In The Box:

Apple EarPods, Lightning to USB cable, Quick Start Guide
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 09, 2015
Sep 12, 2018
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