From couple of months there was heavy discussion around whether Apple will follow its tradition and will announce a new iPhone with ‘S’ or they will launch new version of iPhone which will be called iPhone 7, and now all these rumors and speculations has been put to rest as company has announced iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus at the ongoing launch event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco.
When it comes to design language nothing major has changed here, however company has made iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus slightly thicker and changes some dimension, just to put latest hardware’s in it. To make it more strong and sturdy company has used 7000 Series aluminum casing material, means no more bendgate this time.
Another thing which company has added is 3D Touch, now you can tap on a item on screen to launch it or you can deep press it to bring more menus to the screen, company has added a new sensor which recognized the difference between the kind of taps is by Taptic engine.
Like if you tap on camera then it will launch it, but if you long press it then it will bring some more options like take a selfie, record video, record slo-mo or take a photo and much more.
It has got same 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch LED-backlit Retina displays and the screen resolution also remains then same which is 1334×750 pixels for the iPhone 6s and 1920×1080 pixels for the iPhone 6s Plus, this time as well iPhone miss Sapphire protection, but now they are protected by new glass called ‘Ion-X’.
Under the hood it is powered by brand new third-generation A9 64-bit processor which is 70 percent faster than an A8 processor, and offers up to 90 percent better graphics performance, it has also got M9 co-processor, which will be always on as per company, which confirms a report that Siri will always be always listening to you and if you say ‘Hey Siri’ it will wake up.
Another change which company has made is in camera, both devices comes with 12MP rear snapper and a 5MP front facing camera, but the iPhone 6S Plus has also got OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) feature which is not there in iPhone 6S.
Apple hasnt included front facing flash but here they introduced a new feature called Retina flash on which entire display lights up and act as True Tone flash while clicking selfies. Both of the devices are capable of recording 4K videos from rear snapper and 720p videos from front facing camera.
So the iPhone 6s is priced at $199, $299 and $399 for 16GB, 64GB and 128GB variant respectively, whereas iPhone 6s Plus is priced at $299, $399, and $499 16GB, 64GB and 128GB variant respectively, Apart from traditional colors which are Space Gray, Silver, and Gold, these new variants of iPhone will be available in Rose Gold and new iPhones will go on sale on September 25.