PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of iPhone 6s Plus vs iPhone 5s


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Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Standby time and Battery capacity


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Apple iPhone 6s Plus 

PhoneRocket recommends the Apple iPhone 6s Plus  based on its performance, battery life and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of iPhone 6s Plus vs 5s

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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More processing power 7,337 vs 4,905 Around 50% better passmark score
Store much more stuff 128 GB vs 16 GB 8x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Much bigger screen 5.5" vs 4" Around 40% bigger screen
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 1136 x 640 More than 2.8x higher resolution
Significantly more battery capacity 2,750 mA·h vs 1,560 mA·h More than 75% more battery capacity
Significantly faster processor 1.84 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 40% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution front camera 12 MP vs 8 MP 50% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Sharper screen 400 ppi vs 325 ppi Around 25% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 4x higher def video
Longer standby time 23,040 min vs 14,976 min Around 55% longer standby time
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Slightly longer talk time (3G) 1,440 min vs 600 min Around 2.5x longer talk time (3G); go days without charging
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Much lighter 112 g vs 192 g More than 40% lighter
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 7.2 Mb/s Around 14x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Supports multitasking Yes vs No Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once

Reviews Word on the street

iPhone 6s Plus  vs 5s 

Without a doubt, it’s a pretty cool and slick feature, especially when the audio also receives the same slow motion treatment as well.
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Specifications Full list of technical specs


iPhone 6s Plus  vs
Size 5.5" 4"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1136 x 640
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 400 ppi 325 ppi


Clock speed 1.84 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
Internal storage 128 GB 16 GB

photo & video

Camera 12 MP 8 MP
Resolution 12 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 1.2 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 3.5G 4G
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time (3G) 1,440 min 600 min
Standby time 23,040 min 14,976 min
Capacity 2,750 mA·h 1,560 mA·h

form factor

iPhone 6s Plus  vs
Weight 192 g 112 g
Thickness 7.3 mm 7.6 mm
Size 77.9 x 158.2 x 7.3 mm 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No No


Operating system iOS 10 iOS 7
Multitasking No Yes
App store Apple App Store Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 825,000 apps 825,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
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