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The iPhone 6s Plus vs. the iPhone 6 Plus: What's changed?

Kris Naudus, @krisnaudus
September 9, 2015
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With today's announcement of the iPhone 6s Plus, it looks like larger-screen iPhones are here to stay. And, while plenty of users jumped on board when the iPhone got a bump to 5.5 inches with the 6 Plus, Apple isn't going to try and entice anyone with another screen size bump -- the 6s Plus' major upgrades are on the inside. While you'll have to wait for our full review, we've lined up the specs of the 6 Plus and 6s Plus to get a better idea of what improvements you can expect if you pick one up.

iPhone 6s Plus iPhone 6 Plus
Pricing $299, $399, $499 $299, $399, $499
Known dimensions 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3mm (6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches) 158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1mm (6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches)
Weight 192g (6.77 ounces) 172g (6.07 ounces)
Screen size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Screen resolution 1,920 x 1,080 (401 ppi) 1,920 x 1,080 (401 ppi)
Screen type IPS LCD, Retina HD IPS LCD, Retina HD
Battery NA NA
Internal storage 16 / 64 / 128GB 16 / 64 / 128GB
External storage None None
Rear camera 12MP iSight, f/2.2, 1.22µm pixel size 8MP iSight, f/2.2, 1.5µm pixel size, OIS
Front-facing cam 5MP FaceTime HD, f/2.2 1.2MP, f/2.2
Video capture 4K at 30fps 1080p
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth v4.2 v4.0
SoC Apple A9 Apple A8
CPU NA 1.4 GHz dual-core
GPU NA PowerVR GX6450
RAM NA 1GB
WiFi Dual-band, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Dual-band, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Operating system iOS 9 iOS 8
Standout features 3D Touch, 2nd-gen Touch ID, Retina flash Touch ID, barometer, next-gen gyroscope, FaceTime HD, Apple Pay

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