Apple iPhone 6/6 Plus for iPhone 6s / 6S Plus: Worth the Upgrade?

Of course, the iPhones with the S are better. After all, they are new and more expensive one might assume. Our site has measured in the laboratory, how iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 S and the big iPhone 6 plus and iPhone 6 S plus actually different from each other. So much was betrayed: not everything has become better. If you’ve read this article, you will know if worth the switch for you.

Mini difference with Maxi-iPhone

 

Land in the our site leaderboard both new iPhones before their predecessors, but the distances are small. The iPhone 6S Gets the note 2.14. The iPhone 6 is not far away with the touch of 2.24, however the 64-gigabyte version would get only the note 2.28. There is no longer a 128-gigabyte version of the iPhone 6. Even closer is the big iPhone. The iPhone 6S plus Gets the endnote 2.06 is the version without S almost neck and neck with 2.08. However, the currently largest version available with 64 gigabytes (GB) the note 2.12 would get.

Overview: The best smartphones

100 cell phones Samsung, Apple, HTC, LG & co. iPhone 6(S) and iPhone 6(S) (plus) compared iPhone 6iPhone 6SiPhone 6 PlusiPhone 6S plus Display4, 7 inches4, 7 Zoll5, 5 Zoll5 5 ZollAuflösung1334x7501334x7501920x10801920x1080326 ppi326 ppi401 ppi401 ppiRAM1024 MB2048 MB976 MB2048 MBCPUA8 (+ M8) A9 (+ M9) A8 (+ M8) A9 (+ M9) Länge138, 1 mm138, 1 mm158, 2 mmBreite67, 3 mm158, 0 mm67, 1 mm77 , 8 mm77, 9 mmDicke6, 9 mm7, 1 mm7, mm7 1, 3 mmGewicht129 g143 g172 g192 gHauptkamera8 MP12 MP8 MP12 MPFrontkamera1, 2 MP5 MP1, 2 MP5 MPAkku1. 810 mAh1. 715 mAh2. 915 mAh2. 750 mAhUVP 16 GB629 Euro739 Euro739 Euro849 EuroUVP 64 GB739 Euro849 Euro849 Euro959 EuroUVP 128 GB-959 Euro 1.069 euro

iPhone 6 against iPhone 6S

 

COMPUTER image has faced numerous measured values of the devices: display, photo – and video quality, handling, speed, endurance, dimensions. In 13 chapters of intermediate the iPhone 6S has the edge nine times. What surprised but also the tester: the old iPhone 6 has the minimal better display and take better pictures. See the details in the text line. And so read the comparison: the measured value of the iPhone 6 is in the first place, followed by the value of the iPhone 6S. The greased value indicates which device is better cropped.

iPhone 6/iPhone 6: test results in detail

Display: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SDiagonale: 4.7 inch

Resolution: 1334 x 750 pixels

Brightness: 578 / 590 cd / m ²

Contrast: 1.109: 1/1.061: 1

Color accuracy: 98 percent / 97%

Display Note: 2.16/2.22

 

Advantage: iPhone 6

Photo quality: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SNote technical photo quality: 1.97/1.86

Note Visual test during the day: 2.53/2.73

Note image quality (technical quality of the photo + Visual test in daylight): 2.34/2.44

 

Advantage: iPhone 6

 

Note: The technical quality of the photo includes criteria such as attention to detail, blur, sharpness impression, dynamics, white balance, image noise, Randabdunklung and distortion. All values are measured individually in the laboratory.

Photo quality in low light and moving image content: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SNote Visual Test low light without Flash: 4.20/3.50

Note Visual Test low light with Flash: 3.20/4.10

Note Visual test for moving image content: 2.50/2.20

Overall photo quality in low light and sports scenes: 3.22/3,16

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S

Front camera: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SAuflösung: 1 megapixel/5 mega pixel

Image quality: 3.40/3.00

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S

Video quality: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SBildqualität: 3.20/2.30

Sound quality: 3.65/2.65

Overall video quality: 3.22/2.28

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S browser: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SBrowsergeschwindigkeit: 1.46/1.28

Browser capabilities: 1.00/1.00

Overall browser: 1.38/1.23

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S sound: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SKlang on supplied headphones: 2.18/2.21

Sound at hi-fi system: 1.60/1.61

Sound from the headphone output: 1.00/1.00

Overall sound: 1.39/1.40

 

Advantage: iPhone 6

Operating speed: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SBediengeschwindigkeit: 1.40/1.17

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S working speed: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SArbeitsgeschwindigkeit: 1.25/1.01
Advantage: iPhone 6S operation: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SHandhabung and operation: 2.20/2.00

Search functions: 2.33/2.17

Touch operation and search: 2.25/2.07

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S endurance: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SIntensive use: 9:53 / 10:49 am (hh: mm)

Low usage: 29:20 / 30:56 (hh: mm)

Note battery life: 2.96/2.76

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S weight and dimensions: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SGewicht: 129 g / 143 g

Length: 138 mm

Width: 67 mm

Thickness: 7.9 mm / 8.1 mm

 

Advantage: iPhone 6

 

The values from the test lab can differ from the manufacturer’s instructions. The thickness is, for example, at the thickest point (here: camera) measured.

Voice quality and reception: iPhone 6/iPhone 6SHörtest ear: 1.60/1.65

Hands-free mode: 2.00/2.10

Transmission and reception quality: 2.70 2.65

Overall voice quality and reception: 2.25 2.22

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S

iPhone 6 plus for iPhone 6S plus

 

In the 13 identical intermediate chapters that has iPhone 6 S plus nine times the nose front, once recorded in the tester a draw. The display of the new Apple Phablets is lighter and higher tempo. 3D touch improved a bit the input options. What Apple should not taste: In the COMPUTER screen test had that old iPhone 6 plus a better reception and more stamina and took better pictures. See the details in the text line.

iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6S plus: test values in detail

Display: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6S PlusDiagonale: 5.5 inches

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels

Brightness: 507 / 619 cd / m ²

Contrast: 1.054-1 / 988:1

Color accuracy: 98.3 per cent / 97.4 per cent

Display Note: 2.39/2.16

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S plus

Photo quality: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6S PlusNote technical photo quality: 2.03/2.03

Note Visual test during the day: 2.53/2.66

Note image quality (technical quality of the photo + Visual test in daylight): 2.36/2.45

 

Advantage: iPhone 6 plus

 

Note: The technical quality of the photo includes criteria such as attention to detail, blur, sharpness impression, dynamics, white balance, image noise, Randabdunklung and distortion. All values are measured individually in the laboratory.

Photo quality in low light and moving image content: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6 S PlusNote vision test low light without Flash: 3.40/3.30

Note Visual Test low light with Flash: 3.20/4.10

Note Visual test for moving image content: 2.50/2.20

Overall photo quality in low light and sports scenes: 2.98/3,10

 

Advantage: iPhone 6 plus

Front camera: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6 S PlusAuflösung: 1 megapixel/5 mega pixel

Image quality: 3.30/3.00

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S plus

Video quality: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6 S PlusBildqualität: 2.88/2.28

Sound quality: 2.65/2.65

Overall video quality: 2.88/2.28

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S plus browser: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6S PlusBrowsergeschwindigkeit: 1.42/1.28

Browser capabilities: 1.00/1.00

Overall browser: 1.35/1.23

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S plus sound: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6S PlusKlang on the supplied headphones: 2.19/2.21

Sound at hi-fi system: 1.62/1.61

Sound from the headphone output: 1.00/1.00

Overall sound: 1.40/1.40

 

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Operating speed: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6 S PlusBediengeschwindigkeit: 1.27/1.19

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S plus working speed: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6 S PlusArbeitsgeschwindigkeit: 1.17/1.02

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S plus operation: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6S PlusHandhabung and operation: 2.20/2.00

Search functions: 2.33/2.17

Touch operation and search: 2.25/2.07

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S plus endurance: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6S PlusIntensive use: 14:56 / 13:37 (hh: mm)

Low use: 44:55 / 40:17 (hh: mm)

Note battery life: 1.66/2.01

 

Advantage: iPhone 6 plus weight and dimensions: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6S PlusGewicht: 173 g / 190 g

Length: 158 mm

Width: 78 mm

Thickness: 7.9 mm / 8.1 mm
Advantage: iPhone 6 plus

 

The values from the test lab can differ from the manufacturer’s instructions. The thickness is, for example, at the thickest point (here: camera) measured.

Voice quality and reception: iPhone 6 plus / iPhone 6 S PlusHörtest ear: 1.60/1.65

Hands-free mode: 2.00/2.10

Transmission and reception quality: 2.52 2.58

Overall voice quality and reception: 2.16/2.20

 

Advantage: iPhone 6 plus stability aka #BendgateInspiriert from the reports wanted to know COMPUTER image itself and has bent an Apple iPhone 6 plus on camera. As unscientific, but still comparable editor-in-Chief Axel Telzerow joined a year later again, plus to bending the iPhone 6 S. The new alloy showed its effect. Although the display cracks and the housing is minimal bends, but goes back again to the original form. You see the bend in the video.

 

Advantage: iPhone 6S plus

No Bendgate

 

The iPhone 6 S plus at the bending test brings a bonus point. While this iPhone 6 plus 2014 with reasonable effort by Chief Editor Axel Telzerow bend settled (for the video), he struggled up at the new aluminum alloy almost in vain.

Video on the subject

Can which be bend iPhone 6 S like its predecessor by hand and without much effort? COMPUTER image makes the hardness test. iPhone 6S plus Bendgate test: it can bend?

Assessment: It S worth?

 

If you are with a new contract or an extension on it or money is simply irrelevant, you of course access to the latest iPhone. Both models are even snappier than the old 6. Who his 6 plus bent from the picked pocket, gets the 6 S plus a more stable Companion. On the other hand, users of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus may calm down. 3D touch is a nice addition, but no innovation without which you cannot live. In addition, this is iPhone 6 plus an endurance artist who surpasses the successor. At all the old iPhones with the photo quality and win hearts, although Apple has bought more resolution the new devices. For owners of the previous-generation iPhone is so: enjoy the lower weight and wait iPhone 7 relaxes you on that.

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