Apple iPhone 6s Summary and Introduction
Apple iPhone 6s smartphone was released in September 2015. The touchscreen smartphone is a one SIM phone and was fabricated from aluminum material with dimension measuring 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm or 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (height – width – thickness) which weigh 143 grams.
The iPhone 6s is available in various colors which are Black, Gray, Gold, Rose Gold while there are 4 available models or trims of the iPhone 6s which are the 16GB model, 32GB model, 64GB model and 128GB model, this gives users variety of options to choose that is they can either choose a certain color with any model of their choice.
The Apple mobile device is powered by A9 system on chip which is said to be faster than the Apples A8, this chip was dual sourced from TSMC and Samsung although it was speculated that Samsung version gave better performance than the TSMC version.
Multiple independent tests has shown there is no much difference between the two chips.
Apple iPhone 6s Key Specs
|Resolution||750 by 1334 pixel|
Price: How much does Apple iPhone 6s cost?
You can get the iPhone 6s in the US for $588 while the price on Canada starts at $756 depending on online retailer you choose from below.
In Australia, the price starts at $783 but the price of iPhone 6s in UK is £437 while the EU countries can buy iPhone 6s for €500.
In Africa, you can buy the iPhone 6s in Nigeria for ₦212,000 and Kenya for KSh 59,000 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of iPhone 6s is RS 40,000
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The iPhone 6s LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen display occupies approximately 65.6% of the smartphone body, setting the screen display size at 4.7 inches with screen resolution at 750 pixel by 1334 pixel and screen density, PPI at 326 pixel per inch.
The display is the same size as iPhone 6, having 4.7inches 750p and 5.5 inch 1080p screen size, the smartphone also features a 3D touch;
There are sensors embedded in the iPhone 6s screen’s back light layer that measures the firmness of the users touch in-put by the distance of the cover glass allowing the device to distinguish between normal and more forceful presses.
Apple iPhone 6s resembles iPhone 6 in design, the smartphone has a degree of water resistance due to some changes in its internal design which has one seal around component of the logic board to prevent them from being damaged by accidental exposure to water.
The 3D touch present in the device was designed with a taptic engine which is associated with haptic feedback;
Although similar, this is different from the force touch technology used in Apple watch and retina macbook as it is more sensitive and can recognize more levels of touch pressure.
The one sim designed Apple phone was made from aluminum material as seen in its sibling phones and has a dimension measuring 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches) with weight of 143g making it heavier than its predecessor.
It also comes in four colors black, rose gold, gold and gray.
iPhone 6s runs on iOS operating system with performance backed by a 2GB RAM and Dual – Core processing unit clocking at speeds of 1.8GHz. The Internal storage size of the iPhone 6s is available at 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB.
The Apple device is powered by the Apple A9 system on chip which the company stated is up to 70% faster than A8, and has up to 90% graphic performance.
Before it’s release, there was rumors of the device having a base model of 512GB but note the iPhone 6s does not have the rumored feature.
iPhone 6s has both a rear or primary camera and a front or secondary camera.
Apple iPhone 6s comes with 12-megapixels for the rear or primary camera with f/2.2 aperture while an 5-megapixel front or secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture is stationed for additional camera support.
A smaller aperture on smartphones creates much better natural pictures than a wider aperture because it lets in more light.
The Apple device can record 4k videos as well as 1080p videos at 60 and 120 frames per seconds, this feature is a added development to the iPhone and many users has commended this new added feature.
Battery Capacity and Sensors
iPhone 6s packs a non-removable Li-Ion 1715mAh to power all the above features and more, like the connectivity options which includes Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and sensors which includes finger print sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass, barometer and light sensor.
The battery of the Apple mobile device experienced a lot of critics when it was first released as the battery life was very short.
Apple released statements concerning the battery problem, as the problem was said to have been as a result of a battery component that was exposed to uncontrolled ambient air longer than it should have been, however the issue was resolved with the update of the Apples iOS to iOS 10.2.1.
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Apple iPhone 6S Full Specifications
|Device Name||Apple iPhone 6s|
|Released Date||Released September 2015|
|Dimensions and Size||138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches)|
|Weight (in grams)||143 g|
|Colors||Black, Gray, Gold, Rose Gold|
|Number of SIM||One|
|Battery Capacity||1715 mAh|
|Stand-by||Up to 240 h (3G)|
|Talk time||Up to 14 h (3G)|
|Screen Type||LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen|
|Screen Size (inches)||4.7 inches|
|Resolution||750 x 1334 pixels|
|Pixels Per Inch (PPI)||326 ppi pixel density|
|Colors||16 million colors|
|Screen Protection||Oleophobic coating, Ion-strengthened glass|
|Operating System||iOS 9 but can be upgraded to iOS 11.0.2|
|Processor Type or Chipset||Apple A9|
|Processor||Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister|
|Internal Storage||16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB|
|Expandable Storage Type||–|
|Maximum Expandable Storage||–|
|Front or Secondary||5-megapixels, f/2.2 aperture|
|Rear or Primary||12-megapixels, f/2.2 aperture|
|Features||1/3″ sensor size, 1.22 µm pixel size, , phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)|
|Wifi or Wi-Fi||Yes|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|USB||2.0 reversible connector|
|Network Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|Fingerprint||Yes – Front mounted|
|Compass or Magnetometer||Yes|
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