Apple iPhone6S Plus Review

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Introduction

The iPhone6S Plus is a second-generation phablet. It is a project, which Apple was neglecting from a long time to be attached with. Being an S model means that the design of last year and changes are still under the hood.

iPhone6S Plus Review

Following their rule to make it simpler, Apple has introduced the 3D Touch in the device, making your interaction with the Smartphone meaningful.

Unboxing iPhone6S Plus

Unboxing iPhone6S Plus

The iPhone6S Plus comes in the similar retail package as its predecessors, and the phone is printed on it reflecting its contents. Beneath the phone, there is the AC adapter, a meter-long USB-to-lightning cable, and a bundled headset.

Design & Colors of Apple iPhone6S Plus

The Apple iPhone6S Plus has got a huge display with the size 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3mm and a weight of 192g.

Colors of iPhone6S Plus

If we talk about the color, Apple has deliberately launched an unique color for the Plus unit. The majority of the people out there are calling it Pink, however, Apple is calling it Rose Gold. Apart from this, the other colors of iPhone6S plus include Space Gray, Silver & Gold.

With its size and weight, you can call it a man’s phone; however, carrying it inside your pocket is still not possible. Therefore, it is better you keep it inside a purse and you know the reasons.

Display

The screen size of the iPhone6S Plus is 5.5 inches with IPS LCD display and 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution that gives the density of 440ppi, getter than the retina display. The display of iPhone6S plus is brighter than the iPhone6S; however, because of a little brighter blacks, both the devices have almost similar contrast ratios of 1382:1.

Display of iPhone6S Plus

Compared to the older model, the new iPhone6S Plus has got the better sunlight legibility with the highest ranking for its LCD panels in the test.

Battery

With the decrease from 2,915mAh, the battery of current iPhone6S Plus is 2,750mAh. However, the company claims that there will not be any difference in the performance of the same. If we talk about the performance of battery, we can easily get around 16 hours of 3G calling, 14 hours of video playback, around 12 hours of web browsing. So, if talk about the endurance rating of iPhone 6S Plus, it comes to around 85hours.

 

Software of iPhone6S Plus- Apple iOS 9

As usual, Apple launched its iOS 9 in June. However, it did not cause much of the excitement because of lookalike of the iOS 8 and adding only a few new features. But with the launch of iPhone6S and iPhone6S Plus its very important feature was brought into the light. It is that, it supports the 3D Touch display and the APIs that will be available for the app and game developers.

iOS 9

With the introduction of 3D Touch, we have reached to another level of interaction with the smart phones. Pressing the screen for a bit harder and longer duration gives the contextual options and extra actions.

The iOS 9 also brings in a few new apps that include – News and Notes, and at the same time giving the public transit support to the Maps. Addition of the new system font is also refreshing the Mails and messages. Your favorite Siri also got smarter.

3D Touch

This one unique feature has completely changed the way we use our smart phones. However, the 3D Touch option is available only on limited apps. 3D Touch can be used on the lock screen, within the apps and the home screen.

iPhone6S Plus- 3D Touch

For example, if you will force press the Message icon, it will pop up with a balloon showing you the New Message shortcut and a small list of your contacts to which you have just messaged. Similarly, this force press on the Phone app will pop up the Create New Contact option and a list of recently called people.

If the 3D Touch technology becomes famous, it can greatly boost the smartphone usage and industry in the upcoming years. It can be the case similar to the multi-touch or the fingerprint sensor that Apple brought into the market.

Performance of Apple iPhone6S Plus

All the new generation iPhones are fitted with Apple’s brand new A9 chipset, which has a dual-core 1.85 GHz Typhoon Processor, PowerVR GT7600 six-core Graphics and 2GB of RAM. This A9 chipset has the enhanced processing power, doubling the RAM, improved thermal properties and a stronger GPU punch.

Camera

After sticking with the 8MP camera for around four generations, Apple has come up with the brand new upgrade of 12MP camera to all its latest iPhone6S and iPhone6S Plus. Not only the back camera, but the front camera also got a brand new 5MP camera as well. Both the cameras, primary and secondary, are equipped with F/2.2 aperture lens.

Camera-iPhone6S Plus

The new 12MP camera, along with the brand new A9 chipset, allows iPhone6S Plus to take 4K video recording in almost all the modes and it also enables it to take the Live Photos.

Disadvantages

So, this is the brand new Apple iPhone6S Plus. No matter how much the device is perfect, there are always some disadvantages into it. So, let us have a look into some of the disadvantages of Apple’s brand new iPhone6S Plus.

  • Heavy
  • No microSD slot
  • Pricey memory upgrades, 32GB version should be standard for such an expensive phone
  • No user-replaceable battery
  • Protruding camera lens makes the phone wobble if you don’t have a case on
  • NFC functionality limited to Apple Pay
  • No wireless charging, an infrared port, or FM radio
  • Mediocre screen-to-body ratio

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