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Apple iPhone 6s Plus

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8226 reviews of Apple iPhone 6s Plus. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and performance. The screen and usability also get good reviews. Reviews about the reception and reliability are different, while many are critical about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Apple iPhone 6s Plus is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple iPhone 6s Plus

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of Apple iPhone 6s Plus from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the camera and screen. The battery and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the price. Some have doubts about the size and portability.

design, performance, battery, screen, camera

usability, reliability, portability, size

78% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iPhone 6s Plus Silver 128GB (UK Version) SIM-Free SmartphoneApple iPhone 6s Plus Silver 128GB (UK Version) SIM-Free Smartphone

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple iPhone 6s Plus

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 214 user reviews of Apple iPhone 6s Plus from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the usability and screen. The design and portability also get good feedback, but the GPS navigation and reception get critical views.

performance, portability, design, screen, usability

reliability, reception, GPS navigation

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iPhone 6s Plus 64 GB US Domestic Warranty Unlocked Cellphone - Retail Packaging (Rose Gold)Apple iPhone 6s Plus 64 GB US Domestic Warranty Unlocked Cellphone - Retail Packaging (Rose Gold)

Jul, 2018

Expert review by (dpreview.com)

Apple iPhone 6s Plus Review

 

DPReview smartphone reviews are written with the needs of photographers in mind. We focus on camera features, performance, and image quality.

Dec, 2015

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Apple iPhone 6s Plus (Sprint)

 

The iPhone 6s Plus for Sprint can tap into LTE speeds that previous iPhones could only dream of.

Much faster speeds on Sprint than previous iPhones. Excellent camera, especially for video. 3D Touch has potential.

Expensive. Battery life slightly less than previous generation.

But price isn't about to sway most iPhone buyers, who are looking at the 6s Plus because of Apple's superior app ecosystem, proprietary services, and support network. If that describes you, the most important fact is that yes, this is a considerably...

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Scott Stein (cnet.com)

iPhone 6S Plus review

 

I don't usually like really big phones. I want phones that can fit in my hand. But last year I switched from an iPhone 6 to 6 Plus , to see what difference it made it my life. Its advantages turned out to be really useful : a bigger battery, a larger...

Improved speed, better cameras, always-on Siri, and pressure-sensitive 3D Touch display compared to last year's 6 Plus. And it has slightly better battery life, a bigger higher resolution screen, and optical image stabilization for photos and video...

It's really big. It costs more than the smaller iPhone. Other phablet-sized phones offer longer battery life.

The iPhone 6S Plus has a few key advantages that give it an edge for serious iPhone users, but its big body still may not fit for a lot of people.

Oct, 2015

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Apple iPhone 6S Plus 16GB, space gray

 

I missed the surer, clearer pictures in low light that the Plus gave in a pinch in darkened press rooms during live events. (For better or worse, that's the sort of place where I need good smartphone photography in a pinch.)

Improved speed, better cameras, always-on Siri, and pressure-sensitive 3D Touch display compared to last year's 6 Plus. And it has slightly better battery life, a bigger higher resolution screen, and optical image stabilization for photos and video...

It's really big. It costs more than the smaller iPhone. Other phablet-sized phones offer longer battery life.

The iPhone 6S Plus has a few key advantages that give it an edge for serious iPhone users, but its big body still may not fit for a lot of people.

Oct, 2015

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Apple iPhone 6s Plus (T-Mobile)

 

The Apple iPhone 6s Plus brings better LTE coverage for T-Mobile, making it absolutely worth the upgrade.

Much better LTE reception than iPhone 6 Plus. Excellent optical video stabilization. Big screen is ideal for gaming and video playback.

Expensive. Average battery life.

Comparisons and Conclusions Because of the better coverage Band 12 brings to the table, you shouldn't consider any lesser iPhone on this carrier. Whether you prefer the iPhone 6s or the iPhone 6s Plus just comes down to which one better fits into your...

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : David Pierce (wired.com)

Review: Apple iPhone 6s Plus

 

Everything that feels obvious now, once didn't. This goes double for smartphones: All the pinch-to-zoom, touch-friendly interactions we now take for granted and marvel at a two-year-old's ability to figure it out, didn't always seem so natural. In...

Everything great about the iPhone is even greater here, because big screens rule. 4K video looks incredible. 3D Touch is going to be transformative. #rosegold, y'all

16GB is not enough storage. Battery life is fine, but only that. Touch ID kind of ruins the lockscreen

But this makes your buying decision right now very easy. Do you want or need a new iPhone? Great, buy this one. It’s awesome. You’ll love it. Buy whatever size makes you happy (hint: the big one). But if you don’t? That’s fine too. Because there are...

Oct, 2015

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Apple iPhone 6s Plus (Verizon Wireless)

 

Thanks to its big, beautiful screen, fast performance, and excellent optical image stabilization for video capture, the Apple iPhone 6s Plus is the ultimate phablet on Verizon.

Excellent optical video stabilization. Big screen is ideal for gaming and video playback. Improved network performance over iPhone 6 Plus.

Expensive. Average battery life.

Comparisons and Conclusions In terms of which iPhone you should choose, I think the size differences between the 6s and the 6s Plus outweighs the minor feature differences. Buy the size that feels most comfortable. The 6s Plus's better modem and...

Oct, 2015

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Apple iPhone 6s Plus (AT&T)

 

Even with just modest improvements over its predecessor, the powerful, capable iPhone 6s Plus still reigns supreme.

Excellent optical image stabilization. Big screen is ideal for gaming and video. Band 30 speeds up AT&T LTE.

Expensive. Average battery life.

Comparisons and Conclusions The competition is much stiffer for the iPhone 6s Plus than for the smaller iPhone 6s. That's because aside from the Galaxy S6, Android phone makers deliver their best products in sizes L, XL, and XXL, neglecting all of us...

Sep, 2015

Expert review by (theverge.com)

iPhone 6S and 6S Plus review

 

Big screens won. For the past three years, the most meaningful change to the iPhone has been the size of its screen. After years of sticking with a 3.5-inch display and watching Android-powered...

3D Touch is fun and useful ; Terrific camera ; Great performance

Not Apple's most beautiful design ; Battery life could be better ; Will take developers time to support 3D Touch ; 16GB of storage in the base model is ridiculous

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Apple iPhone 6S Plus

 

Apple has finally announced its new iPhones for 2015. The iPhone 6S Plus and iPhone 6S are both built around the A9 64-bit chip with the embedded M9 motion coprocessor. In other words, these are the fastest iPhones ever built. Many generations of...

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2900
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Browsing time (3G):12 / 13
Browsing time (4G):12 / 13
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):12 / 15
Continuous audio playback time:80
Continuous video playback time:11 / 14
Standby time (3G):384
Talk time (3G):14 / 21 / 24
Wireless audio playback time:60
Wireless charging:N
Wireless video playback time:14

Call Management

Call divert:Y / Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call:Y / Yes
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y / Yes
Vibrating alert:Y / Yes
Voice commands:Y / Yes
Voice dialing:Y / Yes

Camera

Auto exposure:Y / Yes
Auto focus:Y / Yes
Built-in flash:Y / Yes
Digital Zoom:10 / 3
Face detection:Y / Yes
Flash Type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera aperture number:2.2
Front camera resolution (numeric):5 / 7
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Image Stabilizer:No / Y / Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):12
Maximum frame rate:240
Multi-shot:Y / Yes
Night mode:Y
Optical Zoom:2
Rear camera aperture number:1.8 / 2.2
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Rear camera type:Dual camera / Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:3840x2160@30fps
Second camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:5
Second rear camera aperture number:2.8
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Self-timer:Y / Yes
Smile detection:Y
Video capture resolution (max):3840 x 2160
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:2160p / 2160p, 1080p, 720p / 2160p,1080p,720p / 720p, 1080p, 2160p / 720p,1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:No / Y / Yes
Zoom capability:Y / Yes

Certificates

Body SAR:0.98 / 1.14
Body SAR (EU):0.95 / 0.98 / 1.14
Body SAR (USA):1.14 / 1.17
Body SAR category (EU):A
Head SAR:0.87 / 1.12
Head SAR (EU):0.87 / 1.12 / 1.34
Head SAR (USA):1.14 / 1.19
Head SAR category (EU):A
SAR value:1.6 / 2
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):1.6 / 2

Design

Brand color:Gold / Rose Gold / Silver / Space Gray / Space Grey
Color of product:Gold / Grey / Pink / Pink gold / Silver
Fingerprint reader:Y / Yes
Form Factor:Bar
International Protection (IP) code:IP67
Protection features:Dust resistant, Waterproof

Display

Contrast ratio (typical):13000:1 / 1300:1
Display brightness:500 / 625
Display Diagonal:5.5
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Type:IPS / LED
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:401
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Second LCD screen: No
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes

Messaging

Chat:Y / Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes

Multimedia

Archive formats supported:ZIP
Audio formats supported:AAC, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, HE-AAC, M4A, MP3, WAV / AAC, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, HE-AAC, M4A, MP3, WMA / AAC, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, HE-AAC, MP3, WAV / AAC, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, MP3, WAV / AAC, AIFF, WAV, AAX, AAX+, MP3, HE-AAC, M4A / AAC,AAX,AAX+,AIFF,HE-AAC,M4A,MP3,WAV / AAC,AIFF,WAV,AAX,AAX+,MP3,HE-AAC,M4A
Document formats supported:DOC, DOCX, HTM, HTML, ICS, KEY, PDF, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TXT, VCF, XLS, XLSM / DOC, DOCX, HTM, HTML, ICS, KEY, PDF, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TXT, VCF, XLS, XLSX / DOC, DOCX, HTM, HTML, ICS, PDF, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TXT, VCF, XLS, XLSX / DOC, DOCX, HTM, HTML, ICS, PDF, PPTX, RTF, TXT, VCF, XLS, XLSX / DOC, DOCX, HTM, HTML, PDF, PPTX, RTF, TXT, VCF, XLS, XLSX / DOC, DOCX, HTML, ICS, PDF, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TXT, VCF, XLS, XLSX / DOC,DOCX,HTM,HTML,ICS,PDF,PPT,PPTX,RTF,TXT,VCF,XLS,XLSX / HTML, RTF, PDF, TXT, VCF, DOC, XLS, ICS, DOCX, PPT, XLSX, PPTX, HTM / HTML,RTF,PDF,TXT,VCF,DOC,XLS,ICS,DOCX,PPT,XLSX,PPTX,HTM
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:GIF, JPG, TIF / GIF, JPS, TIF / GIF,JPG,TIF / IMG, JPG, TIF / JPG, GIF, TIF / JPG,GIF,TIF
Speakers:Mono / Stereo
Video compression format:AVI, M4V, MOV, MP4 / AVI, MOV, MP4 / H.264, M-JPEG, MPEG4 / MP4, AVI, M4V, MOV / MP4,AVI,M4V,MOV
Video compression formats:H.264, M-JPEG, MPEG4 / H.264, M4V, MPEG4 / H.264,M-JPEG,MPEG4 / M-JPEG, H.264, MPEG4 / M-JPEG,H.264,MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVI,M4V,MOV,MP4 / AVI,MOV,MP4 / H.264,M-JPEG,MPEG4 / MP4,AVI,M4V,MOV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
Barometer:Y / Yes
Electronic compass:Y / Yes
GLONASS:Y / Yes
GPS:No / Yes
GPS (satellite):N / Y / Yes
Position location:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,1800,900,1900 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):1800 / 850,900,1800,1900 / 850,900,1800,1900,2100
2G standards:EDGE, GSM / EDGE,GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1700,1900,2100 / 900,1700,1900,2100 / 900,1900,850,1700,2100
3G standards:CDMA,DC-HSDPA,HSPA+,HSUPA,TD-SCDMA / CDMA,DC-HSDPA,HSPA+,TD-SCDMA,UMTS / DC-HSDPA,HSPA+,TD-SCDMA,UMTS / DC-HSDPA,HSPA+,UMTS
4G:Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
AirPlay:Y / Yes
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:4.2
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11n / 802.11a,802.11g,802.11ac,802.11b,802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 118110.2
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating relative humidity range:5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 45

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:N / Y
Bundled software:FaceTime, Safari, iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks, Game Center, iCloud Drive / FaceTime, Safari, Siri, iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks, iCloud Drive / FaceTime\nSafari\niTunes Store\nApp Store\niBooks\nGame Center\niCloud Drive / FaceTime\nSafari\nSiri\niTunes Store\nApp Store\niBooks\niCloud Drive / FaceTime\Safari\iTunes Store\App Store\iBooks\Game Center\iCloud Drive
Cables included:Lightning / USB
Headset included:Y / Yes
Interface adapters included:Lightning male - 3.5 mm female
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Barometer: Yes
Flight mode:Y
Gyroscope: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Yes
Microphone mute:Y
Operating system installed:iOS
Operating system version:9
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes
Personalization:Icons
Proximity sensor: Yes
Refurbished:Y
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y / Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Pro / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm / Lightning
Lightning connector:Y / Yes
USB port:N / No

Processor

64-bit computing:Y / Yes
Coprocessor:Y / Yes
Coprocessor model:M10 / M9
Processor:A9
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Apple
Processor model:A10 / A9

Software

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Y / Yes
Operating system installed:iOS
Operating system version:10 / 9
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Pro / Y / Yes

Storage

Compatible memory cards:No / Not supported
Internal storage capacity:128 / 16 / 256 / 32 / 64
RAM capacity:3
RAM type:LPDDR4

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Material:Aluminium
Refurbished:Y

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.287
Height:6.22 / 6.23
Weight:6.63 / 6.77
Width:3.07
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