Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
16:9

Pixel density

401 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

67.91 %
67.47 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Peak brightness

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 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, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

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 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Quad LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Geo tagging
RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

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 light, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
7.13 oz (202 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

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

Colors

 
Gold, Gray, Silver, Red

Colors

Rose gold, Gold, Silver, Space gray
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, MOV
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL1022
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM

2 GB LPDDR4
3 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
256 GB, not expandable

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
 

Charging connector

Lightning
Lightning

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, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Apple Pay

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
M3, T4

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
 

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2750 mAh
2691 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

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)
21.00 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
60.00 hours

Video playback

14.00 hours
14.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

Safari
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload)
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID, Video ID
 

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Wallet, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes, Memo
 

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
 

Instant Messaging

Yes
 

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

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 949
$ 949

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 09, 2015
Sep 12, 2017
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