90
Engadget
Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus review: bigger and better, but with stiffer competition

Even with a slightly larger screen, the iPhone remains comfortable to hold. With fast performance, a great display, an elegant new design and a much-needed software update, it's one of the best smartphones you can buy right now. We wish it had the same long battery life as the iPhone 6 Plus (not to mention its optical image stabilization) but even then, the iPhone 6 is still the better choice for most people.

Pros
  • Sleek new design
  • Great display
  • Comfortable to hold
  • Fast performance
  • Generally good camera
Cons
  • Battery life could be better
  • Lacks optical image stabilization
  • NFC can only be used for mobile payments
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Scores

Engadget

90
 

User Reviews

90
loganthedj
This iPhone 6 ironically marks my 6th iPhone, in a succession of iPhones from...read more
70
dawgmann
I've had iPhones for years and this is the first one that I've had second thoughts...read more
80
bananakiller
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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9
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

9.3
 

Display

9.2
 

Battery life

7.8
 

Camera

9.1
 

Ease of use

8.7
 

Design and form factor

8.4
 

Portability (size / weight)

7.7
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

8.7
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

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82
 

User

93
 
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78
 

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87
 

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83
 

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90
 
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