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iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6s Plus: Full Specs and Features Comparison

In-depth Comparison of iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6s Plus

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are undisputedly the hot issue in 2015 fall. A part of iPhone fans had caught an ideal model in haste, while some others are appealed by the latest iPhone 7 which announced on 7 September 2016. Are there significant changes arriving with iPhone 7? Is it more worth buying than iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus? Now, let's compare iPhone 7, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in depth to find the answers out.

What You may be Interested in: iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6, iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 5

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6s Plus Review

What's your big concern for new and upcoming iPhone? Better video playback effect driven by bigger display and screen, greater performance thanks to advanced operating system and processor, high megapixel camera, long battery life? All of them may be the standards making you determine to get a phone. Therefore, we will compare the three iPhone models in the above mentioned aspects.

◆ How about the display? Bigger screen with higher resolution is a better choice?
◆ OS and processor must be the most important standards to evalute iPhone performance.
◆ An advanced camera and long-time battery life become additional highlights.

WinX MediaTrans

Must-have File Software for iPhone - WinX MediaTrans

▪ Fast transfer photos, music, videos (in batch) from iPhone (7/6s/6/5s etc.) to computer and add songs. In turn, add songs, videos stored on hard drive to iPhone for movable playback.
▪ Work as music manager for iPhone to edit music info, create new playlists and delete songs/playlists.
▪ Turn iPhone to be a flash drive to save various files, Word, Excel, PDF, PPT and more.
▪ Support all iOS (10) devices, including all models of iPhone, iPad and iPod.

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6s Plus – Design
iPhone 7 inherits display specs of former generations iPhone 6s/Plus featuring Retina HD display of a resolution of 1334x750 pixels for iPhone 7 (4.7-inch 3D Touch) and 1920x1080 pixels for iPhone 7 Plus (5.5-inch 3D Touch). Actually, all three models, iPhone 7, 6s, 6s plus can handle well on HD video playback but new stereo speaker system of iPhone 7 can bring better audio effect when playing movies, TV shows and music videos.

Some changes also happen on iPhone 7 compared with iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Firstly, 3.5mm headphone jack is removed and the wireless headphones (for example AirPods) will be available for music listending. Secondly, there is no anteena bands on the back. Thirdly, it features water-resistant protecting your phone against spills, splashes, and dust. Fourthly, a new advanced Home button is desigend to be solid-state and pressure-sensititve. At last, five color options are provided. Gold, Rose Gold, Silver same as iPhone 6s and 6s Plus and new Black, Jet Black.

See also: How to Play DVD on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6s Plus – OS & Processor
Both iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus use iOS 9 which brings more practical built-in apps, smarter Siri and improved stability. Equipped with A9 64-bit dual-core 1.84GHz CPU, the performance has made a great leap. Also, RAM has upgraded to 2GB instead of the previous 1GB generation to guarantee the fluency for handling multi-tasks.
>> How to Fix Problems Caused by iPhone 6/6 Plus 1GB RAM

On the other hand, iPhone 7 runs on the newest and most efficient system iOS 10 in collaboration of the most powerful four-core A10 Fushion chip bringing faster speed and higher performance than iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.

Also Read: iOS 10 vs iOS 9, Windows 10 Mobile vs iOS 9 vs Android M

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6s Plus – Camera & Battery
iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus share same 12-megapixel iSight camera and 5-megapixel FaceTime HD camera. The highlight of camera on the two iPhones is the support for 4K video recording (3840x2160) at 30 fps helping video makers to create movie clips with super crisp images. iPhone 7 keeps the same camera with iPhone 6s and 6s Plus but adds optical image stabilization, an ƒ/1.8 aperture, a six-element lens and Quad-LED True Tone flash to get better photography.

iPhone 6s embeds a 1715 mAh non-removable battery about a full day life under moderate usage while iPhone 6s Plus has 2750 mAh one with 2 day life, which disappoints users a lot. iPhone 7 makes a leap on battery life, up to 2 hours longer than iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 plus has 1 hour longer battery life than iPhone 6s Plus thanks to the awesome chip.

Full Specs Comparison of iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6s Plus


iPhone 7

iPhone 6s

iPhone 6s Plus


4.7/5.5-inch Retina HD Dsiplay/3D Touch (750x133/1080x1920 pixels)

4.7-inch LCD/3D Touch
(750x1334 pixels)

5.5-inch LCD/3D Touch
(1080x1920 pixels)


iOS 10

iOS 9

iOS 9






32/128/256 GB, 2 GB RAM

16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM

16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM


Primary:12 MP, 4032x3024 pixels
Secondary: 7 MP HD

Primary:12 MP, 4032x3024 pixels
Secondary: 5 MP HD

Primary:12 MP, 4032x3024 pixels
Secondary: 5 MP HD


Non-removable Li-Ion battery

1715 mAh non-removable

2750 mAh non-removable


Jet Black, Black, Rose Gold, Gold, Silver

Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold

Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold


From $649

From $649

From $749

Verdict: iPhone 7 indeed brings more dazzling features, upgraded experience and performance than iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. And, the pre-orders of iPhone 7 has been started at 9 September 2017. If you want an advanced iPhone and love the new color options, iPhone 7 is worthy of purchasing. On the other hand, some people may be unwilling to get an iPhone 7 becasue of expensive wireless headphones or troublesome ways to listen to music on iPhone 7.

Must-have Transfer Software for iPhone 7/SE/6s/6/5s etc.

Need to backup media files of iPhone and free up iPhone storage? WinX MediaTrans offers one-click solution to transfer photos, videos and music from iPhone to computer at an extremely fast speed. In turn, it can import videos and songs from computer to iPhone (7/Plus, SE, 6s/Plus, 6/Plus, 5s etc.) so that you can watch movies/TV shows and listen to favorite music whenever wherever. Apart from iPhone, it is also available for all models of iPad and iPod.

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