All about the iPhone 6s (2015 – 2018)
Like the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6s was presented at the same time as its “Plus” version during a keynote in September 2015. Coming from the iPhone generation, the iPhone 6s has not really changed. in terms of appearance compared to its predecessor, but it incorporates multiple improvements. Besides, it has a better camera, improved chip, and network improvements.
The characteristics of the iPhone 6s
The screen of the iPhone 6s remains unchanged in terms of format and resolution: it measures 4.7 inches and has a resolution of 1334 × 750 pixels. However, the change lies in a new touch layer, featuring a technology called 3D Touch, who perceives the force of touch. Thanks to a set of 96 sensors distributed over the screen surface, this new technology allows faster access to shortcuts and basic options.
While the iPhone 6s camera had only a minor improvement over its previous model, this time around, the iPhone 6s camera has undergone significant changes. Its rear camera is at 12 Megapixels That is 4 more than the iPhone 6. Its front camera has also benefited from some improvements: it went to 5 Mpx and is now equipped with a flash thanks to the backlight, which Apple has named “Retina flash”.
As usual, the American firm improves the processors for each new generation of its smartphones. For iPhone 6s, it is a A9 processor, 70% faster and 90% more efficient graphically than the previous chip.
The iPhone 6s is compatible with the Bluetooth 4.2 network, Wi-Fi, and works under the new version of 4G LTE, the 4G LTE-advanced, which enables faster data transfer.
The 9th model of Apple’s smartphone generation uses the same sensors as the old model, i.e. an accelerometer, a gyroscope, a proximity sensor, a barometer, an ambient light sensor, as well as the second generation Touch ID fingerprint sensor.
The design of the iPhone 6s is similar to the iPhone 6. A concrete aesthetic with clean curves, fine lines and luxurious colors such as Silver, Space Gray, Gold and Rose Gold. In addition, its case is more resistant thanks to the Aluminum 7000.
The iPhone 6s came out in several versions of storage capacity 16, GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, or 128 GB. In addition, Apple has improved the capacity of RAM for this model: it is 2 GB, i.e. double the previous version.
In terms of battery life, the iPhone 6s can last up to 250 hours in standby and 14 hours in communication is 4 hours more than the iPhone 5s.
The iPhone 6s has the same accessibility features as the old models, namely Assistive Touch, THE” Vocal Assistant Siri which has been improved with iOS 9, and other features to help people with visual disabilities.
Weight and dimensions
Although it takes the same dimensions as its predecessor in terms of height (138.1 mm) and width (67 mm), it is however thicker (7.1 mm against 6.9 mm). This therefore justifies a heavier weight than the previous version (143g against 129g).
IPhone 6s compatibility
iOS 9 equips the iPhone 6s. Either: the addition of 3D Touch, iOS 9 allowed better optimization of system resources and energy consumption. Another change is that the voice assistant can now be activated only with the user’s voice. By simply saying “Hey Siri”, artificial intelligence appears to answer all our requests. IPhone 6s can support up to iOS 14 version.
In terms of accessories, the iPhone 6s is compatible with all types of equipment such as multimedia, sport, health, protection, connectors, etc.
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