iphone 6s Plus FAQs

Although some might say the 6s Plus has an outdated design, the phone itself is still a great piece of technology with a relatively contemporary functionality. Apple produces modern products so even though features evolve and some materials change, the phone itself holds up as a quality product. An important consideration in your purchase of an iPhone 6s Plus will be what you intend to use the phone for. The 6s Plus is a decent handset for basic functions at a good price point but it certainly isn’t fancy. Some will appreciate the larger screen size with a display of 5.5 inches and a slightly longer battery life than the 6s.

Whether or not the 6s Plus is worth it, really depends on what you want to use your phone for. Even though it's an old model, a variety of features still make it a good option. Noteworthy iPhone characteristics such as 3D touch and a 12 megapixel camera are present. The phone is also a lighter weight with an aluminum casing, which makes it a great option for someone who wants a larger display without a heavier device. The aluminum back tends to be more durable than some of the newer glass backs. The iPhone 6s Plus is also the last model to feature a headphone jack which can be a benefit for many.

Overall these two models are extremely similar. The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are both offered in the same storage capacities of 16GB, 64GB and 128GB, the same colors (gold, silver, space grey and rose gold) and they both have almost the exact same functionality. With multi touch retina HD displays and LED backlit screens, these iPhone still offer a good visual experience. 

The main difference comes down to the size of the handset and the battery life. The 6s Plus has a 5.5 inch display with a battery to support approximately 12 hours of internet browsing. Whereas the 6s has a 4.7 inch display with about 10 hours of internet browsing time.

Yes, the iPhone 6s Plus supports iOS 14. iOS 14 is compatible with the iPhone 6s and later.

As far as casing and appearance go, the iPhone 6 Plus & 6s Plus appear very similar. The “S” logo on the back of the iPhone 6s Plus is the mark that lets you know which model you have. But aside from that, it can be a bit tricky to tell the difference between the two devices. However in terms of performance the 6s Plus was a significant update. The upgrades include, 3D touch, a better camera, live photos, faster processor and more RAM. The iPhone 6s Plus also introduced the rose gold color option. 3D touch on the 6s Plus means that you can navigate differently since this model can distinguish between a hard press, a light press and a tap. Video recording on the iPhone 6 Plus is in 1080p and the iPhone 6s Plus made the jump to 4k.

In terms of battery life the original capacity on a new phone was estimated to be approximately the same on both of the models.

Considering that this is an older model in iPhone years, the 6s Plus has a pretty acceptable design by contemporary standards. The iPhone 6s Plus is a durable but light budget option. If you want the latest quality tech to create content or play with photography, this isn’t the model for you. But if you’re looking for a less expensive phone, with relatively modern features for a great price, the 6s Plus could work well for that. Note that this model also uses a traditional headphone jack instead of airpods or a newer lightning cable.

The iPhone 6s Plus comes in 3 options for storage capacity. 32GB, 64GB and 128GB.

The iPhone 6s Plus is not waterproof. Although it does have a level of water resistance, even a quick drop into water or excessive amounts of rain could damage the device. The resistance improves slightly with a case but by no means makes the iPhone 6s Plus waterproof.

The average battery capacity of a new iPhone 6s Plus is approximately 12 hours of internet browsing and up to 80 hours of audio playback. When you purchase a refurbished iPhone the battery has likely been slightly depleted but at Frank We guarantee our batteries retain a minimum of 80% of their original capacity (which Apple has declared sufficient for efficient battery performance).

Apple's lithium-ion batteries are designed to hold at least 80% of their original capacity for a high number of charge cycles, this will vary depending on the product.

Yes, you can screen record on the iPhone 6s Plus. In order to enable screen recording you go to settings > customize controls >  and scroll down to add screen recording. You can then access it via 3D touch from your main screen.