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Specs Comparison: Apple iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6S




With the official announcement of Apple‘s new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus underway, it’s once again time to pit these two devices side by side and check out what’s been improved on paper. Here is the specs comparison of the iPhone 6S vs the older iPhone 6.

iphone6-vs-iphone6s

ModeliPhone 6iPhone 6S
Display4.7-inch, 1334 x 750, 326ppi4.7-inch, 1334 x 750, 326ppi with Ion-X reinforcement
ProcessorApple A8 w/ M8 co-processorApple A9 64-bit w/ M9 co-processor
RAM1GB2GB
Storage16, 64 and 128GB16, 64, and 128GB
Cellular DataLTELTE + more bands
Wi-FiYesYes, and is now twice as fast
Rear Camera8MP iSight rear camera w/ True Tone Flash12MP iSight rear camera with 'Deep Trench Isolation' for better autofocus
Front CameraFacetime HD camera w/ f/2.2 lensFacetime 5MP camera with Retina Flash
Video Recording (rear)1080p @ 60fps, Slow-Motion capture up to 240fps4K video with 'live photos'
Additional featuresTouch IDNew aluminum body with custom alloy, 3D Touch, improved Touch ID, and new Rose Gold color
OSiOS 8iOS9
Dimensions138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm138.1 x 67 x 7.1 mm

iPhone 6S improvements:


  • Better display reinforcement (Ion-X)
  • Faster processor (64-bit A9 chip)
  • Bigger RAM (2GB)
  • Better front and rear camera (5MP/12MP sensor)
  • Better autofocus (Deep Trench Isolation)
  • Front Retina Flash
  • More LTE bands
  • Twice as fast Wi-Fi
  • 4K video with Live Photo
  • More durable chassis (Apple’s custom alloy)
  • 3D Touch
  • Improved Touch ID
  • Latest software (iOS9)
  • New Rose Gold color

Remained the same:

  • Display size (4.7-inch)
  • Screen resolution/ppi (1334 x 750, 326ppi)
  • Storage (16, 64, 128GB)

As we’ve mentioned previously, the iPhone 6S has seen the most improvements in the history of Apple’s ‘S’ models, but one thing that didn’t improve with this latest iteration is that it is now a bit thicker than the older iPhone 6. The model now is 7.1mm in depth versus the previous 6.9mm.

Here are the full price tags of the iPhone 6S – $649 for the 16GB, $749 for the 64GB, and $849 for the 128GB.



Kevin Bruce Francisco is the Senior Editor and Video Producer for YugaTech. He's a Digital Filmmaking graduate who's always either daydreaming of traveling or actually going places on his bike. Follow him on Twitter for more tech updates @kevincofrancis.

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4 Responses

  1. makabili nga ng 3 nito, isa sa akin, isa kay mrs., at isa sa kasambahay namin.

    para pag kami lang ni kasambahay ang nasa bahay, alam na…. oh yeah!!!

  2. rnbonsocan says:

    final na nang 2GB na RAM?

    • Kemie says:

      Oo nga hindi pa nila kinonfirm diba? Yung iPad Pro pa lang na 4 GB daw ang RAM. Tapos yung battery mas maliit kaysa iPhone 6 (1715 mAh).

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