91
Engadget
Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
91

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 6s and 6s Plus review: More than just a refresh

The iPhone 6s keeps the same design as the iPhone 6, but packs better cameras, a snappier processor and 3D Touch, a smart new way to get things done in fewer steps. Beyond that, the combination of iOS 9 and some well-built hardware help makes the 6s one of the best iPhones ever made... even if we wish it had some of the 6s Plus' niceties.

Pros
  • 3D Touch is a smart, helpful addition
  • First-rate performance
  • Improved cameras
  • Touch ID is faster and more accurate
Cons
  • Lacks optical image stabilization
  • Live Photos are hit-or-miss
  • Base model still only has 16GB of storage
  • Touch ID can be overly sensitive
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Scores

Engadget

91
 

User Reviews

80
baileylo
This phone just doesn't have the wow factor. There's 3d touch but that's about...read more
90
mattster19901
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
80
Antoinele
It seems that Apple is going away from intuitive UI as the years progress. Though...read more
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8.9
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

8.0
 

Display

9.0
 

Battery life

7.4
 

Camera

9.2
 

Ease of use

9.6
 

Design and form factor

8.6
 

Portability (size / weight)

8.8
 

Media support

9.0
 

Durability

8.3
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

9.0
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
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80
 

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78
 

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84
 

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81
 

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80
 
87

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87
 

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83
 

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90
 
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